The Arts of Great Falls

The Arts of Great Falls The Arts of Great Falls is a non-profit foundation providing an art school, gallery, artists' studios, and art events and activities in the Great Falls community.

Adult and Youth Art Classes and Workshops

Operating as usual

Join us for our continuing Open Life Studio this Friday, October 29, 1-4pm with a costumed model.  Check out details and...
10/24/2021

Join us for our continuing Open Life Studio this Friday, October 29, 1-4pm with a costumed model. Check out details and register at greatfallsart.org/event/open-life-studio.

Join us for our continuing Open Life Studio this Friday, October 29, 1-4pm with a costumed model. Check out details and register at greatfallsart.org/event/open-life-studio.

We are still enjoying the art online from this year's Paint Great Falls: Plein Air.  Featured today are the watercolor p...
10/21/2021

We are still enjoying the art online from this year's Paint Great Falls: Plein Air. Featured today are the watercolor paintings submitted by artist Mike Flynn, "The Rugged Falls" and given Honorable Mention "Mysterious Garden Paths."

See the entire online exhibit at https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

It's a GORGEOUS fall day in Great Falls for the start of the Studio Art Tour!  Our Gallery is filled with beautiful art ...
10/15/2021

It's a GORGEOUS fall day in Great Falls for the start of the Studio Art Tour! Our Gallery is filled with beautiful art and there are three other studios just steps away. Get more details including the participating artists, activities, and map with stops at greatfallsart.org

It's a GORGEOUS fall day in Great Falls for the start of the Studio Art Tour! Our Gallery is filled with beautiful art and there are three other studios just steps away. Get more details including the participating artists, activities, and map with stops at greatfallsart.org

Come for an Artful Adventure in Great Falls this weekend!  Join us for the 18th annual Great Falls Studios Art Tour.  Th...
10/13/2021

Come for an Artful Adventure in Great Falls this weekend! Join us for the 18th annual Great Falls Studios Art Tour. This Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm – you’ll have the opportunity to visit artists in their studios, watch them work, participate in activities, and purchase art – just as the fabulous fall foliage is erupting in color. Plan your trip at greatfallsstudios.com

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artis...
10/11/2021

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artist Michele Franz, who submitted pastel paintings entitled "Great Falls Gorge" and "Great Falls."

See the ENTIRE EXHIBIT online at https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artis...
10/10/2021

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artist Finn Donaldson, who submitted watercolor paintings entitled "Stepping Stones" and "Turner Farm."

See the ENTIRE EXHIBIT online at https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artis...
10/05/2021

Paint Great Falls: Plein Air Competition 2021 had so many excellent artists and paintings. Today's spotlight is on artist Nancy Fine, who submitted oil paintings entitled "Sun Filled Pond" and "Morning Mist."

See the ENTIRE EXHIBIT online at https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition.  Today’s spotlight is the ...
10/03/2021

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Thunderous Flow”
By Pamela Betts.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Thunderous Flow”
By Pamela Betts.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition.  Today’s spotlight is the ...
10/02/2021

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Fishing off the Old Leaning Tree”
By Pamela Betts.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Fishing off the Old Leaning Tree”
By Pamela Betts.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition.  Today’s spotlight is the ...
10/01/2021

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Pathway to Paradise” By Cindi Berry.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Pathway to Paradise” By Cindi Berry.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition.  Today’s spotlight is the ...
09/30/2021

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Late Summer Dahlias” By Christina Blake

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this year’s Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight is the oil painting, “Late Summer Dahlias” By Christina Blake

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this years Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition.  Today’s spotlight painting...
09/29/2021

We had an excellent group of artists for this years Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight painting Tea in the Shade, an oil painting by Karen Bateman.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

We had an excellent group of artists for this years Paint Great Falls Plein Air competition. Today’s spotlight painting Tea in the Shade, an oil painting by Karen Bateman.

To see the entire exhibit visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-2021-gallery/

09/27/2021

As a non profit organization we rely on donations to bring art to the community. See what we are about and help us reach this year’s goal of $5000. Thank you!

Just 2 spots left!  Last call for Elizabeth Floyd’s Floral Still Life with Oils online via Zoom with Elizabeth Floyd.  D...
09/27/2021

Just 2 spots left! Last call for Elizabeth Floyd’s Floral Still Life with Oils online via Zoom with Elizabeth Floyd. Don’t miss out on this very popular class.
Class starts this Wednesday. 10am-1pm

More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/florals/

Just 2 spots left! Last call for Elizabeth Floyd’s Floral Still Life with Oils online via Zoom with Elizabeth Floyd. Don’t miss out on this very popular class.
Class starts this Wednesday. 10am-1pm

More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/florals/

Do you want to learn how to oil paint?   We have the class for you.  Adult Basics of Oil Painting with Joyce LeeSeptembe...
09/23/2021

Do you want to learn how to oil paint? We have the class for you. Adult Basics of Oil Painting with Joyce Lee
September 29 - November 3 ( in person).
Just 2 spots left.
More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/basics-of-oil/

Do you want to learn how to oil paint? We have the class for you. Adult Basics of Oil Painting with Joyce Lee
September 29 - November 3 ( in person).
Just 2 spots left.
More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/basics-of-oil/

Falls classes are almost filled.  One spot left in Mixed Media Collage with Jennifer DuncanOctober 21 - December 2Zoom c...
09/21/2021

Falls classes are almost filled.
One spot left in Mixed Media Collage with Jennifer Duncan
October 21 - December 2
Zoom class

Each week we will focus on a modern or contemporary artist and create work that employs techniques and themes inspired by these artists. You will explore process and media while making personal work that speaks about you. Hand painted and printed papers will be created for use in collage. All levels are welcome in this supportive environment

More info and registration

https://greatfallsart.org/event/collage/

Falls classes are almost filled.
One spot left in Mixed Media Collage with Jennifer Duncan
October 21 - December 2
Zoom class

Each week we will focus on a modern or contemporary artist and create work that employs techniques and themes inspired by these artists. You will explore process and media while making personal work that speaks about you. Hand painted and printed papers will be created for use in collage. All levels are welcome in this supportive environment

More info and registration

https://greatfallsart.org/event/collage/

09/19/2021

New fall class!

Jewelry Design | Keepsakes in Metal Clay with JJ Singh
In-Person
Wednesdays 9:30am-12:30pm
Oct 20-Nov 17

Limited spots. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/jewelry/

Paint Great Falls Honorable Mentions.  All paintings can now be seen on our online gallery and in person.  To see more h...
09/16/2021

Paint Great Falls Honorable Mentions.
All paintings can now be seen on our online gallery and in person. To see more https://greatfallsart.org/exhibits/

Congratulations
Marci Green - Treasures Within
Vicky Zhou - Dancing Shadow
Mysterious Garden Paths - Mike Flynn
Lost in a Meadow by Greg Johannesen
Tea for Two by Cindi Berry

Zoom class starts next week!  Intro to Photography with Joe WilllmoreSeptember 21 - October 266 Weekly Sessions online v...
09/15/2021

Zoom class starts next week!
Intro to Photography with Joe Willlmore
September 21 - October 26
6 Weekly Sessions online via Zoom Tuesdays 6-8 pm

For more info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/photography/

Zoom class starts next week!
Intro to Photography with Joe Willlmore
September 21 - October 26
6 Weekly Sessions online via Zoom Tuesdays 6-8 pm

For more info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/photography/

Congratulations to the Paint Great Falls Plein Air winners.  1st Yellow House, by Rajendra Kc, watercolor; 2nd Robert Gi...
09/13/2021

Congratulations to the Paint Great Falls Plein Air winners. 1st Yellow House, by Rajendra Kc, watercolor; 2nd Robert Gilbert, Laura’s Pottery Workshop, watercolor; and 3rd Christina Blake Forest Bath, oil painting.

This year’s awards were sponsored byCelebrate Great Falls Foundation. Thank you.

Special thanks to Gavin Glakas
Gavin Glakas Art for judging this event.

Paint Great Falls Plein Air event continues today.  Watch for artists around town.  They are creating some amazing piece...
09/11/2021

Paint Great Falls Plein Air event continues today. Watch for artists around town. They are creating some amazing pieces. Here’s another one from last night’s Quick Paint. The quick paint in the evening has changing light with the setting sun making it a fun challenge for the artists. This is an oil painting of The Old Brogue Irish Pub done by Christina Blake.

Congratulations to Vicky Zhou for her 1st place watercolor painting in tonight’s Paint Great Falls Quick paint.  Thanks ...
09/11/2021

Congratulations to Vicky Zhou for her 1st place watercolor painting in tonight’s Paint Great Falls Quick paint. Thanks to all that came out and made this a great event. There were many outstanding paintings. Thank you Marcia Klioze for serving as the judge.

Paint Great Falls continues again today.  Join us for the Quick Paint tonight from 6-8.  In the Great Falls Village Cent...
09/10/2021

Paint Great Falls continues again today. Join us for the Quick Paint tonight from 6-8. In the Great Falls Village Centre. There is no limit to the number of artists participating tonight. Registration and canvas stamping starts at 5:45pm at The Arts of Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls. More info https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Paint Great Falls continues again today. Join us for the Quick Paint tonight from 6-8. In the Great Falls Village Centre. There is no limit to the number of artists participating tonight. Registration and canvas stamping starts at 5:45pm at The Arts of Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls. More info https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Pain Great Falls continues today.  Where will the artists planning to paint today?   Some are planning to go to Turner F...
09/09/2021

Pain Great Falls continues today. Where will the artists planning to paint today? Some are planning to go to Turner Farm, Great Falls and the Village Green.

It is not too late to join some of the fun. Artists are still welcome to participate in the Quick Paint on Friday from 6-8. Canvas stamping and registration starts at 5:45.
For more info https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Pain Great Falls continues today. Where will the artists planning to paint today? Some are planning to go to Turner Farm, Great Falls and the Village Green.

It is not too late to join some of the fun. Artists are still welcome to participate in the Quick Paint on Friday from 6-8. Canvas stamping and registration starts at 5:45.
For more info https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Paint Great Falls Plein Air kicked off this morning and runs thru 3pm Sunday.  Artists will be around town painting loca...
09/08/2021

Paint Great Falls Plein Air kicked off this morning and runs thru 3pm Sunday. Artists will be around town painting local scenes. See their work Sunday at the reception 6:30-8pm.

Friday, Sept 10 6-8pm artists will participate in the quick paint on the Village Green. Additional artists are welcome to join the quick paint. Canvas stamping will start at 5:45pm. For more info visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Paint Great Falls Plein Air kicked off this morning and runs thru 3pm Sunday. Artists will be around town painting local scenes. See their work Sunday at the reception 6:30-8pm.

Friday, Sept 10 6-8pm artists will participate in the quick paint on the Village Green. Additional artists are welcome to join the quick paint. Canvas stamping will start at 5:45pm. For more info visit https://greatfallsart.org/paint-great-falls-details/

Join us tonight from 6-8pm for the First Friday Art Walk.  The Artists’ Loft (766 Walker Road) and The Artists’ Atelier ...
09/03/2021

Join us tonight from 6-8pm for the First Friday Art Walk. The Artists’ Loft (766 Walker Road) and The Artists’ Atelier + school gallery (756 Walker Road) will be open. Stop in and see what the local artists have been creating.

Join us tonight from 6-8pm for the First Friday Art Walk. The Artists’ Loft (766 Walker Road) and The Artists’ Atelier + school gallery (756 Walker Road) will be open. Stop in and see what the local artists have been creating.

New in person fall class. Award Winning Watercolors Plein Air by Rajendra Kc is being offered October 1-29.   Spots are ...
08/28/2021

New in person fall class. Award Winning Watercolors Plein Air by Rajendra Kc is being offered October 1-29. Spots are going quickly. October is a great time of year to get outside and paint. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/watercolors/

New in person fall class. Award Winning Watercolors Plein Air by Rajendra Kc is being offered October 1-29. Spots are going quickly. October is a great time of year to get outside and paint. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/watercolors/

Zoom Class - Floral Still Life with Elizabeth Floyd - September 29 - November 3Elizabeth Floyd is back with her popular ...
08/23/2021

Zoom Class - Floral Still Life with Elizabeth Floyd - September 29 - November 3

Elizabeth Floyd is back with her popular zoom floral, oil painting class. Learn from the comfort of your home. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/florals/

Zoom Class - Floral Still Life with Elizabeth Floyd - September 29 - November 3

Elizabeth Floyd is back with her popular zoom floral, oil painting class. Learn from the comfort of your home. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/florals/

Painting the portrait with Jill Banks returns to the Arts of Great Falls September 28 - November 9.  Just a few spots le...
08/18/2021

Painting the portrait with Jill Banks returns to the Arts of Great Falls September 28 - November 9. Just a few spots left in this in-person class. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/portraits/

Painting the portrait with Jill Banks returns to the Arts of Great Falls September 28 - November 9. Just a few spots left in this in-person class. More info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/event/portraits/

Fall classes have been announced.  Oil painting, pastels, watercolor, plein air, mixed media and photography - there is ...
08/11/2021

Fall classes have been announced. Oil painting, pastels, watercolor, plein air, mixed media and photography - there is something for everyone. For more info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/adults-fall-2021/

Fall classes have been announced. Oil painting, pastels, watercolor, plein air, mixed media and photography - there is something for everyone. For more info and registration https://greatfallsart.org/adults-fall-2021/

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22066

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Saturday 10am - 2pm

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The Arts of Great Falls is a community supported, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We have an art school that offers classes for adults and children of all skill levels, we offer studio space for artists to work and display, and provide art events and activities to the community.

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