“Indian Country”: A Discussion About the Art of David Bradley and a Conversation About Conservation on the Blackfeet Reservation

The C.M. Russell Museum and the Nature Conservancy of Montana partner to bring a public conversation about land conservation on the Blackfeet Reservation to the C.M. Russell Museum. The evening will include an introduction by C.M. Russell Museum Curator, Emily Wilson, with brief opening remarks regarding the new fall exhibition Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley. Following an encore screening of 100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice, featured speaker, Dylan DeRosier, Blackfeet Reservation Land Protection Specialist for The Nature Conservancy in Montana, will lead a discussion on history, policy, and the future of conservation on the Blackfeet Reservation.
100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice is the inspiring documentary of Elouise Cobell, a Blackfeet woman from Montana, and the story of her 30-year fight for justice for 300,000 Native Americans whose mineral rich lands were grossly mismanaged by the United States Government. The film is directed by Melinda Janko and produced by Fire in the Belly Productions, Inc.

Russell for Learning: Paintings and Poets

During this day-long training session, teachers will be introduced to the first teaching unit from the C.M. Russell Museums new Russell for Learning Program, Paintings & Poets. Teachers will also become knowledgeable about Visual Thinking Strategies, tour the museum, visit our research center, learn about using arts in their classrooms, and leave with new classroom resources. The course will be presented by Melissa Werber, Education Coordinator at the C.M. Russell Museum.

Russell for Learning – Paintings and Poets

During this day-long training session, teachers will be introduced to the first teaching unit from the C.M. Russell Museum’s new Russell for Learning Program, Paintings & Poets. Teachers will also become knowledgeable about Visual Thinking Strategies, tour the museum, visit our research center, learn about using arts in their classrooms, and leave with new classroom resources. This course will be presented by Melissa Werber, the Education Coordinator at the C.M. Russell Museum.

The cost of the training session is free. Participating teachers will receive 7 OPI renewal units. Travel stipends are available for teachers from Meagher County, Gallatin County, and the Golden Triangle, provided by the Red Ants Pants Foundation, Gilhousen Family Foundation, and the Boe Brothers Foundation, respectively. To register for a session, or for information on travel reimbursement, contact Melissa Werber, Education Coordinator, at 727-8787, ext. 347.

Russell For Learning: Paintings and Poets

During this day-long training session, teachers will be introduced to the first teaching unit from the C.M. Russell Museums new Russell for Learning Program, Paintings & Poets. Teachers will also become knowledgeable about Visual Thinking Strategies, tour the museum, visit our research center, learn about using the arts in their classrooms, and leave with new classroom resources. The course will be presented by Melissa Werber, the Education Coordinator at the C.M. Russell Museum.