Arts and Culture
avre is well known for its numerous enticements for history
buffs, archaeology lovers, adventurers and the like. It also
offeres an extensive, living and breathing artistic culture.
Visitors to Havre can indulge their senses, whether their pleasure is
live music, visual arts or theatre.
Easy on the eyes
Artitudes Art Gallery, located in the Atrium Mall at 220 3rd
Ave., showcases the artwork of a number of local and area artists.
Every kind of art medium, from paintings to photography to sculptures, abounds to suit any art lover’s taste. Sometimes the feature
rooms hold more than one artists’ work in keeping with a certain
theme. For instance, in one showing, the Global Art Project and
Eco-Art became co-themes for the rooms.
Artitudes is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through
Saturday. For more information, call (406) 265-2104.
The Hi-Line Art Association has a large membership of local
artists as well. The activities of the association include an Art and
Garden Tour every other year, the next will be in the summer of
2011, and an annual art show at Van Orsdel United Methodist
Church in November.
Music to the ears
The Northern Showcase Concert Association offers a wide
range of concerts and stage entertainment by nationally-known artists.
The price of a season ticket provides admittance to six concerts
and one Montana Actors’ Theatre performance for a full range of
performing arts, as well as being honored by some other concert
association productions across the state.
For more information and to purchase tickets, call Pam Hillery
at (406) 265-4455 or Denise Brewer at Montana State UniversityNorthern at (406) 265-3700.
Havre is also home to a number of talented bands, including
country western, rock and jazz bands, that regularly perform at
Intrigue for the soul
Montana Actors’ Theatre presents plays year-round in the
theater located on the college campus. Productions by this theater
troupe, which has expanded to include groups in Great Falls and
Missoula, range from quirky humor to the dramatic. Actors and
directors from the community generally host several plays, as well
as summer youth activities, throughout the year.
For more information, visit www.mtactors.com.