Department gallery, 120 N. Higgins, 541-7070, rayongallery.com: Until October 29: New works by Kelsey Bowen (ceramics), Catherine Earle (paintings on canvas) and Jennifer Eli lndreland (paintings on panel + sculpture). Normal hours: Open Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. First and last hours reserved for those who want the gallery for themselves. Also by appointment.
Relic, 120 N. Higgins, second floor: exhibiting antiques, fine art and curious objects. Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 120nhiggins.com/relique for more information.
University Center Gallery, UM, 243-5082, umt.edu/uc/uc-gallery: Until October 20: “Knowledge of the Earth”, paintings, textiles and beads by Salisha Old Bull. Closed 28 Oct, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Hours: Monday to Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Forest fire ceramic studio, 2502 Murphy Street, wildfireceramicstudio.com: In October: 406 Cup Show. The 406 Cup Show aims to celebrate and explore the tradition and innovative techniques that artists use to create ceramic cups today. This show features artists from across the country. Opening on October 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the Taco Guy and live music by John Floridis, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Zootown Community Arts Center, 216 W. Main St., 549-7555, zootownarts.org: Main Gallery: Seventh Annual Missoula Monster Project featuring over 300 adult and student artists from Lewis & Clark Rattlesnake and Hawthorne Elementary. Blackfoot Communications Gallery: “Drawings from the Couch”, works by Melanie Gardner. Youth gallery: showcase of the summer camp for young people. Open the first Friday, October 1st 5-8 p.m. Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday noon-4 p.m. Sanitary rules: All ZACC staff will wear masks and ask customers to do the same. They follow all of the best sanitation and disinfection practices suggested by the CDC, FDA, and local health department. ZACC staff will bring sanitized brushes and glazes and ask people to remain seated as much as possible. They are also asking all out-of-state customers to quarantine themselves for 14 days prior to their visit. No money. Credit cards only.