The School of Art of Montana State University and Shack-Up announce Glory of the West: Contemporary Montana Artists from the Waller-Yoblonsky Collection. Visionary art collector Tony Waller will give a lecture and slide presentation profiling contemporary Montana Artists, particularly from his personal collection. The lecture will be held at the Museum of the Rockies’ Hager Auditorium, Friday, February 22 at 7:00 pm. A native of Montana who now resides in Washington DC, Waller has been inspired by and collecting Montana artists for over three decades. Not only a patron of Montana contemporary artists, Waller was one of the 2002 recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award from MSU, contributing to future generations.
Glory of the West exhibition will run from February 23 through April 4, 2008 at Shack-Up, at 109 North Rouse. Saturday, February 23 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Waller and some of the artists he has collected will be at Shack-Up for a reception. The events are open and free to the public.
For more information please call Erin W. Anderson at 994-2562 or Shack-Up at 586-6336.