Departments & Boards

Museum of the Rockies is comprised of an array of talented individuals.

Please see below for our departments, their team members, and our volunteer board members.

Collage of the Big Mike sculptures and photos from past exhibits such as Seven Masters, A Life in the Wild, & Genghis Khan.
Executive Leadership

The executive director is responsible for MOR's overall leadership, including establishing its key strategic, institutional, and capital priorities. The Board...

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Board of Trustees

Museum of the Rockies, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports, guides, and advises the executive director and staff...

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National Advisory Board

Members serve as ambassadors for MOR in their respective communities, advance national awareness for the museum, will share their time...

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Cultural History

This team is responsible for interpreting the cultural history of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming through exhibitions, public programming, and outreach...

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Development and Membership

This team manages a robust development program that creates meaningful experiences for members and donors while raising funds to sustain...

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Education and Public Programming

Museum of the Rockies is dedicated to engaging all learners, from babies to adults who are young at heart, in...

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Collage of Montana's T.rex, Bain wagon, American Indian beaded vest, Explore Yellowstone entrance and a historical photo of a hunter in the winter.

The museum's primary exhibit areas include Landforms/Lifeforms and Dinosaurs Under The Big Sky in the Siebel Dinosaur Complex, Welcome to...

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Facility Rentals

Due to limited resources, the museum is not able to consider facility rental requests.   If you are a Director's Guild...

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Bronze T. rex sculpture Big Mike with a pie chart overlay.
Finance and Accounting

This team is responsible for all aspects of the financial operations for MOR. It is responsible for managing the museum's...

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This team is responsible for planning, developing, and executing an integrated marketing and communications plan for exhibitions, educational programs, events...

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Museum Store

Curated Museum Memories The Museum Store complements the museum's vision, where all are inspired to engage in life-long learning and...

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A collage of T. rex and triceraptops skulls on display,  two museum staff members giving presentations while holding or pointing to a paleo fossil, and a couple of staff or students digging up a triceratops fossil.

Montana has an incredible fossil record, and for over 30 years, MOR's Paleontology Program has explored the state’s prehistory. Recognized...

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Rocky Rex

Rocky Rex, MOR’s famously friendly T.rex mascot, was discovered by MOR field paleontologists in November of 2012 as he was...

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Taylor Planetarium

Experience the only planetarium with public shows seven days a week in the tri-state area of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. The...

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Visitor Services

A mix of full-time staff and part-time high school and Montana State University students provide a high level of customer...

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Every year, MOR volunteers contribute an amount of work that would equal 14 full-time staff members! We could not provide...

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