On First Thursdays throughout the summer and fall, the art community of Whitefish comes together to host an evening of featured artist exhibits, entertainment, and light refreshments.

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Celebrate the spirit of our art community through supporting Whitefish Gallery Nights!

2023 Schedule

events run from 5pm – 8pm

May 4th

June 1st

July 6th

August 3rd

September 7th

October 5th

Participating Galleries

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Cawdrey Gallery
206 Lupfer Ave., Unit 102

The Cawdrey Gallery presents a fine art gallery featuring premier contemporary artists of the American West, focusing on the wildlife, figures, and landscapes which define our region. We aim to facilitate and inspire western art experiences with our collectors, artists, and community by offering commissioned artwork, interior design consultations, and custom framing solutions. Our gallery represents over 25 talented artists including Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey, Michael Ome Untiedt, Gary Lynn Roberts, Brenna Kimbro, LaQuincy Reed, Ken Harrison, Morgan Cawdrey, Deborah Mckenna, Wendy Marquis, Amanda Wilner, Bonnie Zahn Griffith, and Trey McCarley. The Cawdrey Gallery is truly out of the ordinary and a “must see” experience in Whitefish.

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Dick Idol Signature Gallery
238 Central Ave.

Montana’s most unique fine art gallery, featuring oil paintings, bronze sculptures and more from some of the western art world’s finest artists, including Colt Idol, one of the fastest rising stars in the western art world today. Colt Idol has brought a dramatic sense of light and dazzling color to some of the most iconic images of the West. A Whitefish native, he is one of the most sought after young artists today. The gallery also features beautiful one of a kind antler furniture and fine art animal mounts for the home, a Dick Idol exclusive. We invite you to experience a truly remarkable fine art gallery here in beautiful downtown Whitefish.

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FoR Fine Art
235 Central Ave.

FoR Fine Art, formerly Frame of Reference, features a diverse range of original artwork by regional artists with both contemporary and traditional themes, complimented by a carefully chosen selection of historic western art, jewelry, and home décor. We are renowned for exceptional custom framing. Our selection, knowledge, creative vision, and attention to detail are unparalleled. We also have locations in Bigfork, Montana and Tucson, Arizona – please stop by if you’re in the area!

Glacier Sotheby’s
204 Central Ave.

Sotheby’s world-renowned auction house has brought the most treasured art to a global market for close to three centuries. It has maintained impeccable standards and has established a brand with unparalleled trust. Sotheby’s International Realty benefits from this tradition through a close relationship with the Sotheby’s Auction House. Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to build upon this spirit of collaboration through its partnership with The Cawdrey Gallery. The Cawdrey Gallery proudly hosts contemporary Western Artists from all over the U.S. and Canada.  Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty is committed to its collaborative partnership with the Cawdrey Gallery.

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Going To The Sun Gallery
137 Central Ave.

Going To The Sun Gallery is located in the heart of downtown Whitefish and proudly represents local Montana and regional artists. Our gallery carries original artwork, bronze sculptures, high quality prints, and also offers local custom made jewelry. We are family owned and operated, and have served the community for over twelve years!

Going To The Sun Gallery represents:

Maria D’Angelo, Virginie Baude, Kevin Bowers, James Corwin, Brent Flory, Patricia Griffin, Ken Hansen, Lance Johnson, Chip Jones, Cheryl King, Dan Knepper, Dallen Lambson, Hayden Lambson, Ron Lesser, Rochelle Lombardi, Krystii Melaine, Wanda Mumm, Michael Naranjo, Nina O’Neil, Reg Parsons, Daniel Parker, Gail Sausser, Katherine Taylor,  Carol Lee Thompson, Joe Watkins,  Diane Whitehead, Weldon Kirk, Tim Wold, and Karen Young.  

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Hollman Miller Gallery

Hollman Miller Gallery excitedly opened its doors in May of 2022 with a mission to create a space where contemporary art is displayed at its pinnacle in a town so well-suited for its variety. We have searched far and wide over the years in search of building relationships with artists who are at the peak of their craft composing some of the most intricate, technically advanced, and globally recognized artworks worldwide. We extend the warmest of welcomes to any residents or visitors of Whitefish to come in and enjoy the display of artworks we’ve so carefully curated. If you are a collector, we are eager to give our professional art consultation services, and if you are coming in to just enjoy beautiful artworks, we would love to chat with you. We are honored to be a part of the Whitefish community and look forward to enjoying the gallery with each and every one of you!

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Home Consign and Design

Home Consign and Design is the largest home consignment store in the Flathead Valley, with over 35,000 square feet of showroom space. We are known for our eclectic and upscale selection of fine home furnishings, antiques, home décor, art, rugs, collectibles, and jewelry. Our store has become a regular resource for homeowners and designers. Growing organically from a small store downtown to a 10,000 square foot building and now moving into a beautiful 38,000 building is a dream come true. Thanks to the amazing community we live in, HCD is quickly becoming the place to shop for upscale and unique furnishing at great prices! We work to meet the diverse needs of our evolving and growing community, partnering with several nonprofits in the Flathead Valley to keep our inventory fresh. We are also inspired by our need for environmental responsibility and work to promote awareness around reducing, reusing and re-commerce.

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Paul Lally Fine Art Nature Photography

Specializing in custom-sized limited editions for private collectors, designers and corporate décor. For over 40 years Paul has used traditional film to create genuine fine art photographs of our most spectacular wilderness & wildlife, from the Desert Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Western Canada, Alaska & beyond. Paul’s work has appeared world-wide with credits from the Audubon Society, Backpacker, Canadian Nature Federation, National Wildlife Federation, Rand McNally, Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, & World Wildlife Fund to name just a few. His work was also featured in a best-selling coffee table book, The Rockies, Canada’s Magnificent Wilderness. For more information, visit our virtual gallery where Paul conveys his deep connection to the natural world and passion for inspirational imagery with hundreds of options to choose from. Contact us for an appointment or estimate.

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Stumptown Art Studio
145 Central Ave.

As Whitefish Montana’s community art center since 1995, Stumptown Art Studio offers programs for art lovers of all ages and interests. The gallery area hosts monthly exhibits and sales by local artists. Ongoing classes, workshops, a clay co-operative, field trips, outreach with the Van Gogh (art mobile) and walk-in pottery painting, glass-fusing and mosaic-making are all available. Last fall Stumptown Art Studio, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, initiated a project with Blackfeet artists from Browning and other East side towns to help develop and preserve the art, stories, culture and heritage of Montana Native Americans through the arts!

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The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery
305 Baker Ave.

The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery offers full-service custom framing and exhibits contemporary, local, and regional artwork. We feature a wide variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, ceramics, photography, linocuts, and indoor/outdoor sculpture. Our framing services vary from dry mounting to custom hand-wrapped matting, from shadowboxes to mirrors, with a large selection of moulding choices, including reclaimed barnwood frames by local craftspeople Kim Lucier and Josh Inabnit, and handmade steel and aluminum frames by Terence Gill.

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Underscore Art
100 Central Ave.

Underscore Art features contemporary regional art and distinctive fine jewelry. The gallery showcases the work of emerging to established regional artists working in a range of media. Underscore Art also offers a curated collection of designer fine jewelry from around the world.

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