The Russell Reignited – High, Wide, and Handsome

Lot 139: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926), High, Wide, and Handsome [Montana Show Rider], 1919, Watercolor, gouache, pencil on paper, 16 x 12.5 in., Signed and dated lower left: CMRussell/skull/1919, CR.PC.114 Take a deeper look at the 2022 Russell Reignited cover piece - Charles M. Russell's High, Wide, and Handsome (1919). The cover of


Summer at the C.M. Russell Museum

Join us this summer for special events and activities celebrating the people and cultures of C.M. Russell’s West! Family Workshops (ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED) To register, please contact Melissa Werber, Education Coordinator, at (406) 604-4762 or Limited space, advanced registration required, cost $5 per person, call to reserve your spot.


Remembering Russell’s West: Friend Dixon

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson One would be hard pressed to select another Western American artist who was as versatile, imaginative, and talented as Maynard Dixon. In 1994 the C.M. Russell Museum hosted “Desert Dreams,” an impressive traveling exhibition of seventy of the artist’s works, which was curated by Donald J. Hagerty who had


Remembering Russell’s West: Portraits of Change

Introduction from Dr. Larry Len Peterson The C.M. Russell Museum holds one of the largest and finest collections of Winold Reiss (1886-1953) paintings.  According to associate director Brenda Kornick, “We have thirty in the collection and twenty-six of them were donated by Peter and Christina Reiss in 1986. Tjark Reiss [Winold’s son] donated three and


Spring Art Explorers and Tot’s Tales

Registration starts March 24 (museum members) and March 28 for our 2022 Spring Art Explorers and Tot's Tales classes. Sign up now for four sessions over the course of two weeks - for just $10! Pre-K-Kindergarten: April 6 & 7, 13 & 14 First-Second Grade: April 20 & 21, 27 & 28 Third-Fourth Grade: May


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


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 |


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


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