Exhibition Details

Reimagine Montana: Landmarks Across Time
June 30 - July 28, 2017
Opening Reception on Friday, July 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Reimagine Montana is a special project of the Montana Preservation Alliance, funded in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Reimagine Montana re-documents, raises awareness of, and celebrates nationally significant parks and outstanding heritage properties in Montana by reinterpreting historic places depicted by iconic artists such as Karl Bodmer, Thomas Hart Benton, Gustav Sohon, Charlie Russell and Native American traditional artists whose hide paintings, ledger drawings and rock art survive to the current day. Each artist was paired with a site that resonated with their interests, and was given the opportunity to reflect on these places and their cultural meaning – past, present and future.
The resulting collection of more than 30 new paintings and photographs is stunning, bringing beauty and new insights to the heritage of our state and nation. Visitors to the Reimagine Montana exhibit will see how these outstanding artists have given new meaning to Montana’s historic sites.
Resident Artists:

David Burke, Oakland, CA, Painting Butte-Anaconda National Historic LandmarkSponsor: Butte-Silver Bow Local Government 
Kit Frost, Durango, CO, PhotographyGlacier National ParkSponsor: GNP National Park Service 
D.G. House, Bozeman, MT, PaintingTraveler’s Rest National Historic Landmark, MTSponsor: Montana State Parks 
Lewis Williams, Montrose, CO, Painting/Woodcut Upper Missouri Breaks National MonumentSponsor: American Prairie Reserve 
Ben Bloch, Cameron, MT, Painting     Virginia City National Historic LandmarkSponsor: Montana Heritage Commission 
Tim Holmes, Helena, MT, PaintingArtist-at-LargeSponsor: Montana Preservation Alliance

Interested in learning more and seeing the exhibit's next stop?  Follow its travels here.

Reimagine Montana: Landmarks Across Time


Reimagine Montana: Landmarks Across Time

June 30 - July 28, 2017

Opening Reception on Friday, July 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Reimagine Montana is a special project of the Montana Preservation Alliance, funded in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Reimagine Montana re-documents, raises awareness of, and celebrates nationally significant parks and outstanding heritage properties in Montana by reinterpreting historic places depicted by iconic artists such as Karl Bodmer, Thomas Hart Benton, Gustav Sohon, Charlie Russell and Native American traditional artists whose hide paintings, ledger drawings and rock art survive to the current day. Each artist was paired with a site that resonated with their interests, and was given the opportunity to reflect on these places and their cultural meaning – past, present and future.

The resulting collection of more than 30 new paintings and photographs is stunning, bringing beauty and new insights to the heritage of our state and nation. Visitors to the Reimagine Montana exhibit will see how these outstanding artists have given new meaning to Montana’s historic sites.

Resident Artists:

  • David Burke, Oakland, CA, Painting 
    Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmark
    Sponsor: Butte-Silver Bow Local Government
     
  • Kit Frost, Durango, CO, Photography
    Glacier National Park
    Sponsor: GNP National Park Service
     
  • D.G. House, Bozeman, MT, Painting
    Tr
    aveler’s Rest National Historic Landmark, MT
    Sponsor: Montana State Parks
     
  • Lewis Williams, Montrose, CO, Painting/Woodcut 
    Upper Missouri Breaks National Monument
    Sponsor: American Prairie Reserve
     
  • Ben Bloch, Cameron, MT, Painting     
    Virginia City National Historic Landmark
    Sponsor: Montana Heritage Commission
     
  • Tim Holmes, Helena, MT, Painting
    Artist-at-Large
    Sponsor: Montana Preservation Alliance

Interested in learning more and seeing the exhibit's next stop?  Follow its travels here.

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