Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

Keeping up with the Past!
Early auto racing in Livingston, MHS 940-229

2019 Montana History Conference

The 2019 Montana History Conference will be held September 26-28 at the Delta Colonial Hotel in Helena, where we will be Keeping Up with the Past! Session proposals are encouraged—deadline March 4, 2019. Click here for more information on submitting a proposal.

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

Upcoming Events


Montana & the Great War: Looking Back 100 Years, November 9 - 10, 2018, in Helena 

 In observance of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which ended World War I, MHS is holding a symposium, Montana & the Great War:  Looking Back 100 Years. The symposium includes tours of MHS’s acclaimed WWI exhibit and the Original Governor’s Mansion, highlights of MHS’s archives collections relating to the war, and speakers Ken Robison, Rich Aarstad, Mary Murphy, and Todd Harwell.  See full schedule. (Educators can earn up to 8 OPI Renewal Units)

Professional Development for Educators

The Montana Historical Society has introduced a new program: Teacher Leaders in History. Eleven elementary and middle school teachers from across the state, who have received training on the Montana Historical Society resources and are versed in best practices for history education, are available to provide professional development. Looking for a presenter at your school? Learn more.