- Board of Trustees intends to amend its by-laws at their November 18 meeting to increase the size of the board. Click here for more.
Signs of the Times
Come take a look at sketches and drawings of historic neon signs from around Missoula! Closes December 2013. Read more.
Photo & Artifact of the Month
Every month the museum will select a few items out of our archives to feature on our Research and Collections page. See this month's selections.
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Check in on the Curator's Corner for the latest musings about what is happening at the museum.
Nov 25, 2013
That’s right, I said horses in high heels. Although truthfully, it is not quite how it sounds, but still amazingly similar. One of the latest things discovered at the museum was a type of horse shoe, but not like the typical metal shoes that you are probably imagining that attach to the base of a [...]
Nov 21, 2013
In my hand, I’ve got a yellow box, or maybe it would be considered gold or golden. It’s rectangular, it has stripes that look red, but maybe orange, and it’s relatively small. It opens as if it’s hinged, but there isn’t an actual hinge, just the paper-like material encasing the box. There is a brand [...]
Nov 5, 2013
As I looked at the objects in front of me, I heard my colleague Stephanie begin to sing the song “The Lonely Goatherd” from the “Sound of Music”. For those of you who have seen this movie, you might be able to guess what this blog is about and what objects I am looking at. [...]