View of a slideshow of First Friday art openings in western Montana this month.

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Real Good Art Space is featuring "Funny Bunny Circus," a showing of ceramic works by Clay Studio artists including Chad Steve, whose work is p…

4 Ravens Gallery, 248 N. Higgins Ave., 406-317-1543, 4ravensgallery@gmail.com: In April: "Rusty Parts for Metal Art" by Dennis Althoff. First …

The Artists’ Shop, 127 N. Higgins Ave., 406-543-6393, missoulaartistsshop.com: In April: "My Modern West," mixed media painting by Ivette Kjel…

The Clay Studio of Missoula, 1106 Hawthorne St. Unit A, 406-543-0509, theclaystudioofmissoula.org: Preview reception, April 7, 5:30-9 p.m. Vie…

Dana Gallery, 246 N. Higgins Ave., 721-3154: First Friday opening, April 7, 5-8 p.m. featuring "Fresh Impressions: post Russell” featuring wor…

E3 Convergence Gallery, 229 W. Main St., 406-830-3168, e3gallerymissoula.com: In April: "Rhythms of the West," a collaborative exhibition of a…

FrontierSpace, alley on West Pine Street one block west of Higgins: First Friday, Oct. 7, 5-9 p.m. featuring its third annual art auction, wit…

Gallery 709 in Montana Art and Framing, 709 Ronan St., 406-541-7100, montanaart.com. Through April 28: "Abyss," work from high school senior a…

Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, Building 322, 728-3476, fortmissoulamuseum.org: Featured exhibits: “The Road to Today: 250 Years of Missou…

Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell, 406-755-5268, hockadaymuseum.org: Through April 29: "Flathead on Canvas: Small-town Cha…

Montana Museum of Art and Culture, Meloy and Paxson , PAR/TV Center, University of Montana, 243-2019, umt.edu/montanamuseum. Through May 27: "…

Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St., 327-0405: Works by artist-in-residence Madeline Mikolon. First Friday, Feb, 5, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Monte Dolack Gallery, 139 W. Front St., 549-3248, dolack.com: The gallery will hold its last First Friday, June 5, 5-8 p.m., featuring the pre…

Ohrmann Museum and Gallery, two miles south of Drummond on Highway 1. Featuring paintings and sculptures by Bill Ohrmann. Usually open "any ti…

Purple Pomegranate, 222 Central Ave., Whitefish, (406) 862-7227, purplepomegranate.com: In May: "The Whitefish Fashion Collection," compilatio…

Radius Gallery, 114 E. Main St., 406-541-7070, radiusgallery.com. Through April 8: A group show with new work by Crista Ann Ames (sculptural c…

Real Good, 1205 Defoe St. No. 1, 531-6560, realgoodartspace.com: First Friday, Oct. 2, 8-10 p.m. featuring "Best Fail Ever: A Juried Group Fai…

Repertoire Art and Design, 113 W. Broadway, (406) 471-8070: In December: "Embodied" and "Clandestine" featuring Terrel Jones' reclining nudes …

The Brink Gallery, 111 W. Front St., 728-5251, thebrinkgallery.com: In May: Work by owner Jennifer Leutzinger for the gallery's last month. Op…