Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Rezone, aggregation and street vacation for Russell Museum up for vote at April 7 commission meeting

City Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a request from the C.M. Russell Museum and Trigg C.M. Russell Foundation to rezone and aggregate some parcels as they go through a master plan process and consider expansion, as well as vacate 5th Street North between 12th and 13th Streets. In February, the city planning board unanimously voted to recommend that

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Sunday Reads: April 5

Strange times continue, but at least it’s warmer outside. Get some fresh air but practice your social distancing. Happy reading. The Atlantic: The social-distancing culture war has begun Vice: 10 million Americans lost their jobs in two weeks because of coronavirus ProPublica: What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus Quill Magazine: White House

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Western Art Week rescheduled for September with first time combined event of three major shows

Western Art Week has been rescheduled for Sept. 10-12 and will house three of the biggest shows under one roof at the Pacific Steel and Recycling Arena at Montana Expo Park. The C.M. Russell Museum events and auction, The Out West Art Show & Sale and The Great Western Show have collaborated for the first time to combine all of their events

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April 1 updates: 10th case confirmed for Cascade County; Western Art Week rescheduled; Great Falls Transit suspends paratransit; CCHD issues new health order; Justice Court changes; total 217 cases in Montana

  Western Art Week rescheduled From the C.M. Russell Museum: “As promised, Western Art Week has been rescheduled but with a twist. We are proud to announce September 10-12, you will have the opportunity to see three great shows in one great venue! We couldn’t be more excited to team up with The Out West Art Show & Sale and The Great

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The History Museum, C.M. Russell Museum receive Montana History Foundation grants

The Montana History Foundation announced 29 grants to 27 communities on March 25, including two projects in Great Falls. The grants this year total $164,800 toward history projects statewide, bringing the total of grants funded since 2012 to $1,008,875. A $3,500 grant was awarded to the C.M. Russell Museum for the Russell Trail App. The app will “encourage and facilitate

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March 21 COVID-19 update: 3 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cascade County; WIC offices close to public; CCHD shares additional guidance about gathering restrictions; Symphony reschedules Jubilee concert

On March 21, Cascade City-County Health Department received notice via the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services that Cascade County has three positive tests for COVID-19. One is a male in his 50s, who recently engaged in international travel One is a female in her 50s, who recently engaged in international travel One is a female in her

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March 18 COVID-19 updates: four more positive cases in Montana; gun show canceled; OPI requests waivers; governor adapts unemployment, small business loans; Rec Center closing; updated GFPS meal pickup locations; take-out options; to-go art from Brush Crazy

Gov. Steve Bullock today confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Montana. This morning he confirmed two patients are males in their 20s from Gallatin County, according to the governor’s office. This evening, he confirmed a Missoula County male in his 50s and a Gallatin County male in his 60s. Today’s additional cases brings Montana’s total number of cases

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Sammy Kershaw to play Montana State Fair

Sammy Kershaw will play at the Montana State Fair on July 27 in the Pacific Steel and Recycling Arena. Since his debut on the music scene in the early 90’s, Kershaw has had a number of hits including “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful,” “I Can’t Reach Her Anymore,” “National Working Woman’s Holiday,” “Love Of My Life,” “Cadillac Style,” “Don’t Go

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C.M. Russell Museum postpones Western Art Week events due to COVID-19

The C.M. Russell Museum announced Monday afternoon that it is postponing all of it’s Western Art Week events including the auction due COVID-19. The events were scheduled for March 19-21 in Great Falls and the event typically draws hundreds of people from across the U.S. and Canada. The events will be rescheduled for sometime in late summer, according to Tom

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