First Night’s call for artists

First Night, Missoula’s annual alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts, has put out the final call for artists to participate in this year’s festivities. All performers get paid, so if you’re looking to make money rather than spend it on New Year’s Eve, maybe this is your answer….Click through for the press release with information about how to apply.

First Night Missoula 2011


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The New Year’s Eve Celebration of the Arts

The Missoula Cultural Council is preparing for the sixteenth annual New Year’s Eve community-wide, alcohol-free celebration of the arts.  First Night 2011 will showcase over 80 performances and activities in more than 30 venues throughout downtown Missoula, the University of Montana campus and Southgate Mall from 12:00 p.m. until midnight on December 31, 2010.

Artists, musicians, performers, craftspeople, storytellers, and others are encouraged to submit proposals for performances, exhibits, workshops and demonstrations of craft, skill or knowledge that embody the creative vitality of our local cultural traditions. All selected First Night participants will be compensated. Application deadline: June 30, 2010

The application is available at or by calling 532-3240.

First Night Missoula is a production of the Missoula Cultural Council, connecting Art, Culture and Community through Education, Advocacy and Celebration, serves as a resource for the coordination, development and support of art and culture for the benefit of the Missoula community. Visit

1 comment to First Night’s call for artists

  • Kinda funny that the ad that appeared under the alcohol-free First Night article was “WIne Club of America.” Just proof that computers can’t replace human marketing strategists. Or maybe that computers have a wry sense of humor.

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