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Montana Learning Center and CCM partner to provide learning experience for young paleontologists

The Montana Learning Center and Carter County Museum partnered this summer to provide students in eighth through 12th grade an unforgettable learning experience as working paleontologists. At Camp...

 
 By Eva Grimes    Local    September 18, 2020

Chamber has successful summer, makes plans for fall

As the days continue to get shorter and cooler, Carter County Chamber of Commerce members have reflected on a wonderful summer and are currently looking forward to the months ahead. The Annual Community Wide Garage Sale that takes place in June of...

 

Museum calls for community quilt blocks

In September, the Carter County Museum will celebrate Welcoming Week with a series of events geared around the theme "creating home together." The first of these events will be the display of a community quilt. Using the provided color palette...

 

Shindig talks go virtual

Carter County Museum's Shindig had a different look and feel this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, staff found a way to pull it off, and they were even able to participate in it a little...

 

Shindig speaker lineup

Healthy, nearby residents are invited to bring their children to the museum's lawn on Saturday for 8th Annual Dino Shindig activities. The activities, including dino mini-golf, T. rex corn hole,...

 

Changes to the 8th Annual Dino Shindig

Carter County Museum has put a significant amount of energy to adjusting the Shindig this year in light of COVID-19. In addition to practicing social distancing, wearing masks and sanitizing, museum...

 

Moore elected to Visit Southeast Montana executive committee

The Visit Southeast Montana Board of Directors elected new members to its Executive Committee during the June 17, 2020 board meeting. Jeff Ewelt, Executive Director of ZooMontana has been elected as...

 
 By Steve Hobe    Events   

Join Carter County Museum for a hike and stars this Friday

Continuing the Carter County Museum's summer programming series, there will be a combination of a geology hike and a star party at Capitol Rock on Friday, July 3. The hike, led by CCM paleontology int...

 

Museum receives Humanities Montana CARES Act relief funds

Carter County Museum recently received $5,000 through Humanities Montana's CARES grant program. This rapid-response funding provides general operating support to cultural organizations in the state...

 

The Art of Emergency Care lands at CCM

Carter County Museum, in collaboration with the National EMS Museum, presents The Art of Emergency Care exhibition opening June 27, 2020 in the Central Schoolhouse Gallery. The exhibit features...

 

Prehistoric road trip

A new three-part television series exploring prehistoric life across the Western U.S. is airing on PBS this summer. "Prehistoric Road Trip" takes viewers on an epic adventure through dinosaur country...

 
 By Steve Hobe    Local    May 22, 2020

Museum's star parties go virtual

To launch their summer programming series, the Carter County Museum blasts off with two virtual star parties. These virtual events will take place on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23, both at 8...

 

Humanities Montana distributes first round of CARES Act funds

Humanities Montana has awarded over $100,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to support cultural institutions across the state. In the weeks ahead, they will continue to distribute nearly $400,000 in grants to the...

 

County reopens for regular business

On April 22, Governor Bullock announced a phased program for gradually reopening the State of Montana allowing more normal routines that were enjoyed prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. A motion was made...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    April 24, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the final in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. Each story features a founder, their story and items they have donated. Without the...

 

COVID-19 threat has local impacts

As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and country, the threat of the virus has made significant local impacts. Last Thursday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency....

 

Museum to build planetarium with grant funding

Carter County Museum (CCM) was recently awarded a $38,000 grant from the Montana Department of Commerce through the Eastern Montana Tourism Initiative Grant Program. The funding will be used to construct a planetarium dome on museum grounds in hopes...

 

CCM needs your help

Carter County Museum is seeking information on the photo shown at left. The ball players are believed to be Carter County residents, but nothing else is known at this time. Any information on the...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    March 6, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the third in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. The museum will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month through...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    February 7, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the second in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. The museum will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month...

 

Explore Earth and space science at CCM

This spring, Carter County Museum will host a series of Earth and space activities for local children. First, a story hour at Ekalaka Public Library featuring age appropriate activities for kids will...

 

Investigating Rock Art

The Carter County Museum received a $2,100 grant from the Montana History Foundation in 2019 to develop the curriculum Investigating Medicine Rock Art. The goal of the curriculum is to educate student...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    January 3, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the first in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. The museum will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month through...

 
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Upcoming events at Carter County Museum

Carter County Geological Society will be holding a meeting this Thursday, December 5th, at 7 p.m. at the Carter County Museum. Free Stompin’ Grounds local favorite pizza, the Hell Creek and Back, will be served along with breadsticks. There will...

 

Carter County Community Foundation awards grants

The Carter County Community Foundation (CCCF) recently announced this year's grant recipients. The ambulance fund at Dahl Memorial Healthcare received $3,800 to help purchase a basket stretcher for...

 

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