Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

Dave Piper and Gus McLeod surveying the 'Richest Hill on Earth,' ca. 1943, Robert Nesmith photographer, MHS Lot 019 B565
Dave Piper and Gus McLeod surveying the "Richest Hill on Earth," ca. 1943, Robert Nesmith photographer, MHS Lot 019 B565

2020 Montana History Conference

The 2020 Montana History Conference will be held in Butte September 24–26 at the Copper King Inn. The theme will be 20/20 Vision: Looking Clearly at the Past. Save the date for this exciting gathering of history enthusiasts! More information will be post as conference planning proceeds. If you'd like to consider presenting, submit a session proposal.

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

Educator Workshops


Integrating IEFA: Interdisciplinary Approaches

Join master teacher Jim Schulz in Great Falls on April 21, 2020, or Butte on April 23, 2020, for a six-hour workshop that will provide you with new knowledge, energy, techniques, lesson plans, and resources. If you are interested in engaging your students in active learning while meeting Montana’s art, social studies, ELA, and math standards and the Essential Understandings regarding Montana Indians, then this workshop is for you. Learn more and register.

What's Hot in History! A Summertime Workshop from the Montana Historical Society

MHS is coming to Billings on June 8, 2020! Join Montana Historical Society staff and members of the Teacher Leaders in Montana History program for classroom tested techniques, resources, and lesson plans guaranteed to engage your students. Check out the schedule and register.

Bring a Montana Teacher Leader to Your Community!

Take advantage of our extraordinary Teacher Leaders in History program. 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.