Public Programs

The Montana Historical Society hosts public programs on a wide variety of topics relating to the Treasure State’s history and culture. The Friends of the Montana Historical Society sponsor public programs the third Wednesday of each month, September through April (excluding November and December). Every fall the Society holds its annual Montana History Conference. Special lectures, exhibit openings, curator tours, and family programs also enliven the year.

Returning by popular demand! Montana History in 9 More Easy Lessons, April 3, 2019–May 29, 2019, Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Join Montana Historical Society staff members and other subject matter experts in a two-month exploration of the last twelve thousand years of Montana history.  View the schedule online or download it as a PDF document.

Check out the Montana Historical Society's YouTube channel for a variety of great presentations.

The Montana Historical Society's Research Center offers a variety of Programs on an ongoing basis. Contact them at

To arrange speakers for your group or organization, or other questions regarding public programs, contact Kirby Lambert at (406) 444-4741 or

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