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Celebrate the holidays with a visit to the Montana Historical Society!
Bring your family to see Montana Museum’s special exhibits, From the Heart: Stan Lynde’s Comic Creations and Montana’s Hunting Heritage, on Second Saturday, December 10. Museum admission is free from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Remember to enter your name for door prizes. Second Saturday is sponsored by the Helena Community Credit Union.
Research Historian Zoe Ann Stoltz will talk about “Holiday Recipe Traditions” at 1:30 p.m. She’ll give you a wealth of special dishes for your holiday gatherings-straight from the pages of the Montana Historical Society’s collection of over 800 historic Montana cookbooks.
You can also pick up some great Montana gifts while you are at MHS. The MHS Museum Store has wonderful books, prints and gifts as well as a great selection of contemporary Montana cookbooks!
Donate $100 to the Montana Historical Society’s Montana Heritage Center project, and you can take a special limited edition print home.
Choose John C. Ulberg’s Stan Lynde or Bob Morgan’s “Read All About It. Stan Lynde (limited to 250 signed and numbered copies) is provided by the artist in exchange for your donation.
Bob Morgan’s “Read All About It” is provided courtesy of the Becky Eiker Foundation. “Read All About It,” celebrates the newspaper’s heyday depicts Becky Eiker’s bronze “The Newsboy”-the popular outdoor sculpture located on Helena’s walking mall. The Becky Eiker Foundation will donate an additional $100 to the Montana Heritage Center Project too!
Donations are also accepted, and the prints are available, at the Ghost Art Gallery, 21 S Last Chance Gulch, in Helena.
It’s your last chance to see From the Heart, an exhibit that looks at Stan Lynde’s distinguished career, from his early high school comics to his nationally syndicated strips Rick O’Shay and Latigo, and his award-winning illustrated novels. The exhibit, highlighting comics, sketches, and other original Lynde artwork, closes at the end of December.