Museum receives sizable grant for new exhibit

'Big Sky Seaway Exhibit' previewed at geological society meeting on April 6th. In total, Montana Department of Commerce announced $1 million in grant funding for 19 eastern Montana tourism projects.

 

March 24, 2023

image courtesy CCM Collections

Students view the hadrosaur exhibition at the old Carter County Museum in 1954.

The Montana Department of Commerce recently announced it has awarded $1 million in grant funding to nineteen tourism entities to strengthen and diversify local and regional economies by promoting Eastern Montana as a tourism destination. The grant funding is through Brand MT's Eastern Montana Tourism Partner Initiative (EMI).

"We want to showcase the scenic, diverse beauty and the unique communities that make Eastern Montana so special," said Scott Osterman, Director of the Montana Department of Commerce. "This initiative helps Eastern Montana grantees invest in tourism infrastructure, prom...



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