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Remembering Russell’s West: Montana’s Last Best Chance

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson There are many gems to be mined in the treasure state of Montana, but two of the finest are the Malcolm S. Mackay Collection of Charles M. Russell art and Kirby Lambert. Their legacy resides at the Montana Historical Society (MHS) in Helena. While the Mackay collection has thrilled

2021-10-19T16:14:12+00:00

Fall Youth Classes Open Now

Art Explorers Youth Classes Space is limited and advanced registration is required - phone registration only. Scholarships are available. To register, or for scholarship information, please call Melissa Werber, Education Coordinator, at (406) 604-4762. First and Second Grade | $15 Wednesdays and Thursdays, September 29-30 and October 6-7, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Third and Fourth Grade |

2021-09-22T21:08:44+00:00

An Evening with Frank Buffalo Hyde

An Evening with Frank Buffalo Hyde In conjunction with the special exhibition I-Witness Culture: Frank Buffalo Hyde the C.M. Russell Museum will host an artist tour and movie night with Frank Buffalo Hyde on July 21, 2021 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the museum galleries.   Frank Buffalo Hyde is an American artist

2021-07-19T20:02:03+00:00

Upcoming Talk!

American Indian Imagery: Western Art and Its Influence in Pop Culture Wednesday, June 16 | 6 - 7:30 pm Join Miranda Murray and Jordann Forster of Bright Trail Education for an interactive gallery walk and presentation through the work of Andy Warhol’s series “Cowboys and Indian”. Learn more at https://cmrussell.org/event/american-indian-imagery-western-art-and-its-influence-in-pop-culture/

2021-06-11T21:16:08+00:00

Remembering Russell’s West: The Unique Goldtones of Edward S. Curtis

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson In 1907 The New York Herald dubbed a planned photographic book series by Edward Sheriff Curtis as the “Most gigantic undertaking in the making of books since the King James edition of the Bible.”  Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award recipient Timothy Egan called The North American Indian, “The

2021-07-22T17:30:05+00:00

2021 Spring Educational Symposium

Back-Tracking in Memory - Recollections, Reflections, and Personal Perspectives by Nancy Cooper Russell At 9 am (MDT) on Saturday, March 20, the Spring 2021 Educational Symposium will premiere on our YouTube channel. The symposium features Russell scholar Brian Dippie and avid Russell collector Tom Petrie discussing the upcoming

2021-03-20T02:03:28+00:00

2021 5th Grade Essay Contest

Recently, the C.M. Russell Museum held a virtual ceremony to honor the students who participated in this year's C.M. Russell Museum 5th-Grade Essay Contest. In 1969, the city of Great Falls established a yearly Proclamation Ceremony declaring March to be "Charlie Russell Month" in honor of the artist's birthday on March 19th. One

2021-03-12T23:01:05+00:00

Remembering Russell’s West: Portrait of Nancy Russell

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson William T. Ridgley, his future wife Josephine Trigg, Charlie, and Nancy Russell camping on the Dearborn River, 1898. Courtesy of the Big Sky Collection, Larry and LeAnne Peterson Kentucky born Nancy Cooper Russell (1878-1940), five feet and seven inches tall of magnificent womanhood, possessed beautiful eyes that

2021-03-19T20:43:05+00:00

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