Russell Auction Breaks All Records

The C. M. Russell Museum‘s The Russell: An Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the C. M. Russell Museum had a record-breaking weekend March 17-19, 2016. Their annual event consisted of three auctions starting with Art In Action Friday morning and early afternoon, then the First Strike Auction Friday night and ending with Saturday night’s The Russell: An Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the C. M. Russell Museum. That Saturday night event title is record-breaking in length! Both evening auctions … Read more

Western Art Week in Great Falls

This past weekend was Western Art Weekend in Great Falls, Montana. The city becomes the Western Art Capital of the World during the third weekend in March which is nearest to Charlie Russell’s birthday. Great Falls claims Russell although he was born in Missouri and came to the area when he was sixteen. He spent the first few years working as a cowboy and night wrangler, painting while he could. Some historians say it was living … Read more