So Much Art, So Little Time

Great Falls recently hosted Western Art Week, a collection of 13 art shows all featuring a variety of art for sale. The longest show runs for five days, not quite a week, but the days are jam packed. The art shows take place the third weekend in March around the time of Charlie Russell’s birthday. Most folks think of western paintings during Western Art Week, but in addition to that, you’ll find an amazing variety of art including sculptures, … Read more

When We Say Islands, We Mean Mountains

I was at a large gathering of tourism professionals this past week and was surprised when someone asked what an island mountain range was. In Central Montana we refer to several of our mountain ranges as islands. We call them islands because they are isolated from a larger chain of mountain ranges and, on the plains, they look like islands on high ground.  You’ll find many island ranges in the northern Rocky Mountains of the … Read more