Things to Do

Montana: A Cultural Medley

Carroll College professor emeritus Bob Swartout will speak about Montana’s historical ethnic and social diversity, drawing from his book “Montana: A Cultural Medley.” Swartout’s book gathers enthralling stories from African […]

Many Fine Views: Photographing the Montana Frontier with Haynes

Renowned Northern Pacific photographer F. Jay Haynes followed the construction of the transcontinental railroad as it worked its way across the Montana Territory, capturing the landscapes on his journey. For […]

WPA Poster Design

Did you know that those iconic National Park posters from the 1940s were almost lost to history? Explore the fascinating story behind the New Deal-era WPA posters that put hundreds […]

Loss & Legacy: Living Forward While Looking Back

In this final installment of our loss & legacy series we’ll reflect upon our military and the ways in which we think about ancestors in service, as prompted by the […]

Loss & Legacy: How Do We Think About Our Ancestors?

In this symposium featuring Bill Milton, Ellen Baumler & Daniel Gardiner, and facilitated by David Nowakowski, we’ll consider different kinds of ancestry and lineage, extending beyond just family ties, to […]

Native Plants of Montana: A History of Forage and Horticulture

While history often focuses on the people of the past, the story of the land and our natural environment also is an important part of our cultural heritage. In this […]

A Hidden Tale: The Vigilantes and X. Beidler of Fort Benton

Stories of Montana vigilantes often center on Henry Plummer and X. Beidler in Bannack and Virginia City in the early 1860s, but vigilante activity later in the 1860s in the […]

30th Anniversary of Mogadishu Mile

Join us in commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Operation Gothic Serpent with our Virtual Mogadishu Mile Event on Wednesday, October 4th at the Montana State Capitol flags at 7am. This […]

Ghost Gulch: Haunted Pub Trolley Tour

Learn about the past from those who have passed! On your haunted journey through time, you will see such sites as the Myrna Loy Theater, the Cathedral of Saint Helena, […]

Ghost Gulch: Haunted Pub Trolley Tour

Learn about the past from those who have passed! On your haunted journey through time, you will see such sites as the Myrna Loy Theater, the Cathedral of Saint Helena, […]