Zootown Arts Community Center - Missoula

An art education/community center facility offering art education classes, artist-cooperative activities, and serves as a nucleus center for community arts education in Missoula, Montana. Established in 2008, Zootown Arts Community Center provides opportunities for visitors to meet and visit with local Missoula artists, tour their studios and gift shop, and view original artwork by youth and adults within the community.

Housed in a 3,000 square foot historic building, Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC) provides fine arts classes, workshops, and events for all ages. It views art as an important vehicle and positive outlet for developing youth, a strong foundation for building cross-generational communities, and as an exciting way to celebrate and enhance local culture. Zootown Arts Community Center seeks to build a bond between generations and community by exploring the interconnectedness of all the arts as a rigorous art educational center. Our vision is to provide a space in which local artisans can collaborate, teach, create, play, and learn skills together while building these bonds and connections with one another. As a result, the center will provide an alternative networking platform for artists, families, and educators, and young arts organizations in all fields to enrich the opportunities available to the growing city of Missoula.

We have artist/small business studios available for rent. ZACC will also offer to paint your own pottery studio, community gallery space, event rental, small theatre, or other spaces. We feel it is important to offer accessible art opportunities at a low cost. Our mission is to present art classes and workshops in a comfortable setting, as well as provide a community space to hold independent classes in all art mediums. We also house arts from the valley to independently work and help teach classes.

ZACC has arranged for a business sponsorship board in which with continued support can offer free or ongoing scholarships for the community to take art classes at the center from local artists. Engraved tiles will beautify our building for those donating and helping to establish and help the center and working artists.

Come see us!

http://www.zootownarts.org
info@zootownarts.com

Mailing Address
Not Available

Street Address
235 North 1st Street West
Missoula,  MT 59802

Phone: 406-549-7555

One block east of the Orange Street underpass near I-90. Located in an old historic paper mill building at 235 North 1st Street West on the north side of Missoula. From I-90, take Exit 104 for Orange Street. Take a left after 300 feet onto North 2nd Street West, one-way going east. Turn right at Woody Street, turn Left at North 1st Street West, 'ZACC' is 200 feet on the right.

Season
All Year

Hours
Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Payments
Cash, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Travelers Checks, Visa

Reservations
Group Reservations Required, Reservations Required

Air Conditioning, Books, Childrens Activities, Gift Shop, Merchandise, Parking, Public Restroom, Store, Tour, Unescorted Tour

Art, Art Gallery, Art Show, Childrens Activities, Cultural, Education, Folk Art, Sculpture, Shopping, Storytelling, Wildlife Art