The following partners generously supported the application to bring the First Folio to Montana with initial commitments of programming and event planning.

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library

The Mansfield Library is the largest library in Montana and the library of the state’s flagship institution. The Mansfield Library, the premier research library in Montana, facilitates the intellectual and creative pursuits of  all members of the University of Montana community and  supports their information, education and cultural development as global citizens.
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Montana Museum of Art & Culture

The Montana Museum of Art & Culture, established in 1893, is home to one of the oldest and most prominent fine art collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest. The Montana Museum of Art & Culture acquires and preserves art that expresses the spirit of the American West and its relationship to the world.
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Missoula Writing Collaborative

Missoula Writing Collaborative teaches literary competence, critical thinking, cultural awareness, and artistic joy through creative writing. MWC places writers in school classrooms, after-school programs, youth homes and other venues to show young people the power of words and help them find their voices as writers.

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Montana Public Radio

Montana Public Radio  is a public service of the University of Montana and is licensed to the Montana University System. It enriches the mind and spirit, inspires a lifetime of learning, and connects communities through access to exceptional programming.
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MCT, Inc.

MCT, Inc. fosters creativity and enhances innate capabilities in individuals all over the world by providing access to community-driven performing arts experiences. MCT strives to transcend any barriers such as language, culture, financial resources, and unique needs to transform lives by actively engaging people in the arts.
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Children’s Museum Missoula

The Children’s Museum Missoula and Families First empower families with parent education and learning through play. The Museum provides an environment which fosters positive parenting through shared discovery, interaction and play.
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Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts

Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts (MATELA) is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers in English. Since 1911, NCTE has worked to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels. MATELA promotes the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education.

Humanities Montana

Humanities Montana is a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Humanities Montana believes in the capacity of the humanities—history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, ethics, and more—to stimulate reflection, create knowledge, resolve problems, and inspire delight.
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School of Theatre & Dance

The School of Theatre & Dance at the University of Montana is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST). Faculty and staff bring years of professional and educational experience to our classrooms and productions, providing incredible opportunities for students in each and every year of the program.
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