Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

PAc 90-87 G007-004 copy
Image: Spring Creek with Mrs. J.D. Johnson on Horseback (far right), Herd of Cattle in Background, 1913. Evelyn Cameron photographer, #PAc 90-87.G007-004

2018 Montana History Conference

The 2018 Montana History Conference, Rimrocks, Rivers, and Rolling Plains: History from the Yellowstone Valley, will be held in Billings September 27-29. More information will be posted soon. For information about applying for a Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Scholarship, click here. 

If you missed our previous History Conferences, you can listen to our session recordings.

On-the-Road Educator Workshops

We're bringing the workshop "Crossing Disciplines: Social Studies, Art, and the Common Core" to Kalispell (April 18, 2018), Pablo (April 19, 2018), and Libby (April 20, 2018). Designed for K-12 teachers, the interdisciplinary workshop provides strategies and lesson plans to meet Social Studies and Common Core ELA standards while integrating visual art, theater, and creative writing into social studies classrooms. Find more information and a link to register. 

Montana History in 9 Easy Lessons

Join Montana Historical Society (MHS) staff members and other subject matter experts in a two-month exploration of the last twelve thousand years of Montana history. Every Wednesday, 3:30-4:30, between April 4, 2018 and May 30, 2018 in the MHS auditorium, a presenter will discuss a major period in Montana history. Individually, these programs will offer compelling discussions of specific topics relating to Montana’s past; together they will provide a big-picture overview of the state’s rich and fascinating history. Come for one—or come for all. OPI Renewal Credits will be available. Click here for the full course description.  For more information call 444-4741 or email