Earth Day Explorations in Art & Science

Sat Apr 22 2017, 09:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Earth Day Explorations in Art and Science // Renée Taaffe and the Watershed Education Network
Saturday, April 22, 9:30AM–12PM, Free for all ages!
Enjoy a discovery fieldtrip to the Clark Fork River! Collect aquatic insects and other critters with folks from the Watershed Education Network. Our specimens will provide a rich array of material to examine and draw as we gain a better understanding of our glorious watershed.

En Plein Air Coffee Club
Meets at Missoula Art Park // 10 AM
Meet up with artist, organizer, and Adventure Cycling tour specialist Whitney Ford-Terry for an informal morning bicycle ride with coffee. Bring your own coffee brewing setup and stove. Beans provided by Black Coffee Roasting Co. Visit for details.
Free Bike Tune-Ups
Missoula Art Park // 11 AM–1:30 PM
FreeCycles offers free tune-ups to get your bike ready for spring.

Saturday+ Earth Day Conversation with By the Bike Artists
Missoula Art Park // 12–1 PM
Gather in the Missoula Art Park for an engaging conversation with artists of the park’s inaugural exhibition inspired by bicycles, By the Bike: Anne Appleby and Kim Reineking, Whitney Ford-Terry, Keith Goodhart, Jeremy Hatch, and Patrick Zentz.

International Wildlife Film Festival
Check out amazing Earth Day films, playing at the Roxy Theater starting at 1PM on Saturday. Check out for a schedule.


Earth Day Art and Arbor Ride
Begins at Missoula Art Park // 1:30–3:30 PM
Join Missoula In Motion, City of Missoula Public Art, and City Parks for a bike tour of public art and champion trees. The ride will begin at the Art Park, travel along family-friendly routes, end at FreeCycles, and last about 2 hours.


MUD Earth Day Celebration
FreeCycles // 3–7 PM
This year’s theme of Environmental and Climate Literacy will weave through MUD’s annual celebration. Join us for engaging conversations, panels, teach-ins, workshops, kids’ activities, the Earth Day Expo, and of course local vendors, beverages, and music.


UM FLAT Earth Day Party
FreeCycles // 7–10 PM
Join the UM FLAT for our 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration with beverages, local tunes, and dancing in support of future FLAT projects, such as water catchment, vermiculture, solar dehydrators, and much more! Learn more at

Location: Various Locations around Missoula Missoula, MT