We Believe Artists are Keystone Species of a Healthy Human Ecology

Western Montana’s place-based Artist-in-Residence program, Open AIR, connects artists with unique sites to promote cross-sector dialogue and collaboration, particularly between the arts and ecology and arts and sciences.

Open AIR is a project of Western Montana Creative Initiatives

Investing in the Arts is Investing in the Future

Help Continue the Dream today!

$17,410 RAISED

Our 2019 Sponsors

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to our 2019 In-Kind Sponsors!


2019 Artists-in-Residents


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Based out of Missoula, Montana, artists are paired with interesting sites in Western Montana for a unique Artist-in-Residence experience.

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Join our board, or find volunteer opportunities here!


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WMCI and its residency program Open AIR are proud members of: