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The letters of three Montana women politicians offer historic insight as the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment in August, which gave women the right to vote.

A $50,000 grant from a national organization will help the Montana Historical Society produce a short documentary on historic African American experiences in Montana.

Montana Historical Society to Host Virtual Conference

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has precluded travel and large-scale gatherings, the Montana Historical Society’s 47th state history conference will be held online during a two-month period.

Summer 2020 Edition – From Geysers to Highballs

Settlers’ love of Shakespeare, the clash of Artic grayling and bull trout management, and Black explorers in Yellowstone are a few of the fascinating topics included in the Summer 2020 issue of Montana The Magazine of Western History.

Montana’s State Historic Preservation Office is pleased to become a part of the international Climate Heritage Network.

MONTANA – The Montana Historical Society and Department of Administration, with support from the Heritage Center Building Committee, will hold two virtual meetings July 7, 2020 at noon and 7:30 p.m., to allow Montana Tribal members the opportunity to provide feedback and input into the...
Kruckenberg Tapped to Lead Montana Historical Society

The Montana Historical Society is making history itself by appointing Molly Kruckenberg to be its first woman director in 155 years. Kruckenberg will take the reins from Director Bruce Whittenberg on Oct. 1, when he steps back from full-time duties.

Montana Historical Society to Reopen June 9

The Montana Historical Society will reopen its exhibits, Research Center, Museum Store and State Historic Preservation Office to the general public beginning Tuesday, June 9. Its public operating hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Montana Historical Society Makes Plans to Reopen

The Montana Historical Society’s staff are making great strides toward reopening the galleries, Museum Store, Research Center and Original Governor’s Mansion, after being shuttered during the past month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

One Million Newspaper Pages Now Online

A whopping 1 million pages of Montana’s newspapers, and the stories they carried about lives, deaths and everything in between, are now available with the click of a few computer keys through a Montana Historical Society project.

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