“The Sixth Annual: Festival of Trees, 2016”

Festival of Trees Invite

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Friday December 2nd, 5:30 - 9:00 pm, 2016

The 2016 "Festival of Trees" will be on view from Tuesday, November 29th through Saturday, December 3rd at the BACC. Festival of Trees is our biggest annual fundraiser and helps fund the many exhibitions and programs we provide throughout the year.

The ExTREEvaganza--the Annual Silent/Live Auction--will take place on Friday, December 2, 2016.

The FOT is a week long event open to the public 11/29 - 12/3 where people can view and be inspired by the Gallery's transformation into a festive winter wonderland created by our many artists, students and talented community members through their creative décor & gift ideas. The public is encouraged to vote on their favorites during the week and to attend the ExTREEvaganza on Friday night where they can bid on their favorite holiday items and gifts as well as win door prizes & our "Eat", "Drink" and "Be Merry" Raffle prizes! There will be plenty of music, refreshments and merriment to go around!

The Auction is free and open to the public beginning at 6:30 p.m., preceded by a VIP Reception with Wine, Hors d’oeuvres & Truffles at 5:30 p.m. for $25 per person. Tickets are available for sale at the BACC Galleria.

"The 6th Annual Festival of Trees" promises to be our best holiday celebration ever! Why decorate yourself when you can buy artist-designed trees, wreaths, ornaments, centerpieces, and more? You will be the envy of your friends and family--who will marvel at your exquisite taste and sophistication. Take something off your to do list and leave the decorating to us.

Calling All Crocheters & Knitters! “Uncommon Threads: A Celebration of Fiber Arts”

On view from August 24 – September 24th, 2016
Opening Reception will be on August 26th from 5 -7. Please join us.

Uncommon Threads will explore the diverse world of fiber arts including crochet, knitting, quilting, embrodery, tapestry, weaving, and more. The exhibit will include BACC’s first community art collaboration; expert and novice crocheters/knitters, artists, and volunteers will work together to create the exhibit’s centerpiece one or more large crochet/ knit collaborative artworks–in the spirit of Prudence Mapstone’s collaborative crochet Flower Power art project (in photo). To learn how to get involved in the collaboration and exhibition

“National Parks Centennial Featuring Xplorer Maps artist Chris Robitaille”

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Please join us for a very special reception and artist talk with Chris will be on August 3rd from 5 -7.

Artist Chris Robitaille is a world traveler with a special love for Montana. He has spent the last twenty-five years travelling the world living in Africa, China, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and elsewhere. And as of last week, you can now add Thailand to the list as he and his wife Vanessa and their two children, Max and Becca are on the move again..

“* Pop * Bam* Pow: Superheroes & Supervillians”

On view from July 14 – August 19, 2016
Artist talk: July 15, 6:00 pm. Please join us.

BACC’s new Community Collaborations Gallery will feature original creations by Jordan “Artist Supreme”  Janoff Geyer.  Jordan will be a senior at Flathead High next year. He is the grandson of Bigfork’s treasured artist Larry Janoff.  Jordan is autistic and creates images of superheroes and supervillains.  He has also created a persona for himself: Artist Supreme.