If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh
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Mountain Home Arts Council, INC.


"Our performance season is made possible by a generous community of funders who support our efforts to promote & present varied artistic and cultural events. Please join us in thanking them for their support of the arts and their commitment to arts education."

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Upcoming Events

Open Mic Night (click for Litarary Arts Page)

Missoula Chidren's Theatre, April 6th through the 11th at Mtn Home High School

Metales M5 Brass Quintet, April 23rd, at Mountain Home High School

Spring Coffee House, Cort Conley, May 8th at Best Western

Missoula Children's Theatre

Local Journal Accepting Original Writing, Visual Art Submissions

Details to come The Whistle Pig, Elmore County's literary journal, is now accepting writing and art submissions for its seventh volume, which will be published in Fall 2015. The journal seeks original short stories, poems, memoirs, personal musings, drama, song lyrics, and other short literary pieces; it also features a variety of visual art such as drawings, paintings, and photography. All entries must be submitted by April 6, 2015 for consideration. Those selected for publication will receive one complimentary copy. The Whistle Pig, which showcases local writers and artists, is published annually by the Literary Arts Committee of the Mountain Home Arts Council.

Submission guidelines:
Email submissions to literaryarts@mharts.org. with subject "The Whistle Pig submission." Art work may also be submitted to Patti Hamaishi at P & C Plumbing or Brenda Raub at the Mountain Home High School.

*Include a cover sheet with a brief biography (approximately 50 words), name, address, email, and phone number.
*Prose: no more than 5,000 words, double spaced.
*Poetry: Three pages or 1,200 words, appropriate spacing.
*Font size: 12 pt., Times New Roman.
*Include, in the upper right hand corner, a header on each page stating title and page number (please no name; submissions are judged anonymously).
*All writing must be original and production ready. The editorial committee reserves the right to make small adjustments in the writing such as spelling, punctuation and usage.
*Visual Art should be no more than 8 1/2 by 11 inches. The work will be published in black and white. The selection committee for these works will be members of the Visual Arts Guild.

For more information about The Whistle Pig or the Mountain Home Arts Council or to order back issues, visit our Web site www.mharts.org, find us on Facebook, or contact:

Chris DeVore
Editor
Chairperson, Literary Arts Committee
literaryarts@mharts.org.
598-5548

Or

Sally Cruser,
Executive Director, Mountain Home Arts Council
mh-arts@qwestoffice.net
587-3706

Gearing up for our annual Patron Drive, our largest fundraiser of the season. If you would like to be involved, donate, or know what is going on in the season, you can be added to our email list. Send your info to mh-arts@qwestoffice.net