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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 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 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


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


Remembering Russell’s West: CHARLES M. RUSSELL, SCULPTOR

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson Charlie Russell modeling wax. Eaton party in the Southwest. Almeron J. Baker photograph, October 1916. Courtesy of the Big Sky Collection, Larry and LeAnne Peterson Russell’s art is a big tent.  Fortunately, we have a grand ringmaster, Dr. Rick Stewart, who has contributed more to our understanding


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