Tucked gently into our pristine Montana landscape are cultural treasures that aren't necessarily expected in a state known more for its natural beauty than its entertainment. But we think it's the natural beauty that provides inspiration for the artists, novelists, performers and musicians that create here.
With a rich and diverse cultural heritage that includes native traditions, western lore and a splash of cosmopolitan flair, the arts truly take center stage in Western Montana.
Art galleries can be found throughout the region—in towns both big and small—exhibiting incredible work from talented local artists.
Western Montana has a diverse history, filled with American Indian culture, pioneer settlements, the Old West and plenty of eccentric characters.
Our region is also home to critically acclaimed performing arts, film festivals and symphonies.
Montana culture comes alive with a diverse itinerary of events.