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Events & Programs

Friends of the Society Lecture Series

A Gentlewoman’s View of Butte in the 1880s: Josephine White Bates’s novel,
A Blind Lead

  • With Aaron Parrett
  • Wednesday, October 5, 12:00 Noon
  • MHS Lobby
    225 N. Roberts St, Helena, MT
  • See program description here
  • Admission to the lecture is $5.00.
  • Seating is first come, first served, and is limited to 60 people.
  • Call Katie White at (406) 444-9553 or email at to reserve a seat.
Montana’s Visionary Mayor, Willard E. Fraser
  • Talk and book signing with Lou Mandler
  • Thursday, October 6, 4:30 p.m.
  • MTHS Lobby
    225 N. Roberts St, Helena, MT
  • See program description here
  • Refreshments to celebrate the launch of this new MTHS Press book will follow the talk.
  • Can’t make it? Watch the livestream or find the archived recording on the MHS YouTube Channel.


October 2022 Public Programs

Click on the links below to see the schedule of exciting programs for October!

Visit Now!

Our “Neither Empty Nor Unknown” and “Homeland” exhibits wrap up their current runs on Oct. 1.

Our Library and Archives close January 2023 and will be shuttered for about two years while the collections are protected during building renovations.

So swing by today for your history fix, including our gallery filled with Charlie Russell’s artwork, and our “Portraits” exhibit. Then visit our Museum Store to take home a little Montana memento.

You’ll be glad you did! Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 225 No. Roberts in Helena. 406/444-2694.

From Our Collection: Montana's Charlie Russell