Signature Events

Evening at the Museum

The 2023 Evening at the Museum Host Committee is pleased to invite you to experience an exquisite evening in elegant attire, featuring a champagne reception, a premiere of a PBS documentary in the Taylor Planetarium, a captivating exhibition of Montana...

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Haunted Mountain Theater

Experience Northern Rocky Mountains’ spooky history and folklore brought to life through a production that blends live theater with the Taylor Planetarium’s state-of-the-art capabilities. This year’s production will feature a horrific train crash, gruesome ghosts, and a chilling lake monster...

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Pour and Roar: Raptors & Romance

Join us for a prehistoric Valentine’s Day date-night experience at Museum of the Rockies in February 2023. Stay tuned for event details in January 2024. ...

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Dinosaurs and MOR!

Join us for the 3rd Annual Dinosaurs & MOR! events in April 2024. This national gathering of leading paleontologists will unite hundreds of people and feature renowned scientists from around the country. Stay tuned for event details in January 2024. Thank you to our...

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Summer Solstice in the Rockies: Viva l'Italia!

Museum of the Rockies reveals our June 22, 2023 signature event - Summer Solstice in the Rockies - a festive community celebration of the start of Summer that furthers our mission of bringing the world to Montana and sharing the Northern...

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Hops and History: Brewing in Montana

Back by popular demand, this July 20 Hops & History event will support educational programming at MOR’s Living History Farm, by pairing historical talks with beer tastings from Katabatic, Red Lodge, Outlaw, and Bridger breweries. Listen to live music from a duo from Band...

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Signature events at Museum of the Rockies play a pivotal role in supporting our mission as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. These carefully curated events bring together our members and friends, providing a joyous occasion to celebrate the museum while also raising crucial funds. With the dedicated involvement of volunteers from the Board of Trustees and host committees, we meticulously plan and design these events, while actively seeking sponsors, guests, and business partners to ensure their success.

The revenue generated from these events is vital in sustaining the museum's dynamic array of internationally acclaimed exhibitions and planetarium shows, facilitating a comprehensive range of educational programs, and preserving our unparalleled collections of paleontology, geology, history, art, and photography. 

We are deeply grateful for your continued support, as it allows us to fulfill our mission of inspiring, educating, and engaging our community and beyond. Together, we can continue to make a profound impact through the power of art, science, and cultural heritage.