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Alpine Artisans, Inc.
P.O. Box 841
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
(406) 754-0034
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AAI Annual Meeting
Sunday, January 18, 1PM

Seeley Lake Senior Center

Special Guest Speaker:  Arlynn Fishbaugh, Executive Director, Montana Arts Council

Find out why the Montana Arts Council has been recognized as one of the most innovative and effective arts councils in the nation. Learn what's happening with the arts across the state and why AAI is unique among Montana's arts organizations.

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In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean literary Festival

Alpine Artisans is the producer of the 2015 In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean literary Festival, and our beautiful website is now LIVE at www.macleanfootsteps.com. Take a look at the events, speakers and at the bottom of the home page, then take our Survey about what you would be interested in. This survey will help is with our planning and with our funders! And signup to be on the Festival's email list for further updates.

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Tour of the Arts

Seeley, Swan and Blackfoot Valleys

A self-guided tour of 13 artist studios, galleries and museums. Studios are open year-long by appointment. Artists' mediums include woodworking, watercolors, fiber arts, photography, ceramics, jewelry, glass and more. Tour of the Arts DETAILS and MAP >>

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Community Outreach

2013 Youth Grant Award Winners

Alpine Artisans Youth Grants: Students Pursue Art Interests
Article and photo by ANDI BOURNE, Seeley Swan Pathfinder, June 20, 2013

Every year Alpine Artisans Incorporated (AAI) offers Youth Grants to help students in elementary, middle school and high school attend summer art workshops and camps or pay for art lessons. Art is defined as music, visual arts (drawing, pottery, etc.), drama and dance. This year AAI awarded eight grants enabling area students to pursue a wide variety of art disciplines in the Blackfoot and Seeley-Swan Valleys. Continue reading »

Art Mobile of Montana 2013

Cultural Abstractions
Article and photos courtesy of BETTY VANDERWIELEN

Photographs of the Milky Way, of a Mennonite classroom, of a proud mountain lion and her baby; paintings abstract, realistic and visionary; Hmong snail-design fabric art; vibrantly colored handmade paper and a handmade fold-out book revealing things “Beneath the Surface”; an old tractor created with house paint on a brown paper bag; a bandolier made of toothbrush handles; dolls in traditional Crow regalia; a pottery-thrown platter; a ceramic Buddhist monk; a berry-picking basket made of tree bark – these were just some of the wonders Art Mobile Montana brought to our area schools for this year’s visit.  Continue reading »