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Articles with the Tag: Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana

Food drive successful Food drive successful

CHARLO — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana closed for the winter season Nov. 1, ending a successful 2014 season with a two-day non-perishable food drive. Board President Rod Wamsley delivered 107 pounds of food to the Bread Basket in Ronan, thanks to the generosity of our friends and neighbors. Dur...

Final ‘First Saturday’ is Sept. 6 Final ‘First Saturday’ is Sept. 6

The final “First Saturday” of the 2014 season will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. Polson artists Heather and Matt Holmes will exhibit their horsehair pottery, hand-sculpted raku fish, and multi-media totems.   In 2012, the couple was named &l...

Polson artists featured at First Saturday Polson artists featured at First Saturday

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO – Polson artists Heather and Matt Holmes will be featured at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to the “First Saturday” event to enjoy their horsehair pottery, hand-sculpte...

Artist’s real life subject comes to museum Artist’s real life subject comes to museum

CHARLO – It isn’t everyone who can find a painting of themselves as a small child on greeting cards in stores, but Denika Edmo, 11, is so used to it that it doesn’t surprise her anymore.  “I’ve walked into the grocery store and there is me,” she said. Since the ...

Noles featured artist at Ninepipes

News from Ninepipes Museaum of Early Montana CHARLO – The public is invited to meet artist Karen Noles at the next “First Saturday” at Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on August 2.  The Polson-based professional artist’s specialty is oil paintings of Nativ...

Old potatoes tell vital story

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO — A recent acquisition now on display in the museum is a glass jar of potatoes canned in 1918. You may be asking if this has historic relevance. The answer is yes – on two counts. One, the sealing apparatus is one not commonly seen; and two, t...

Annual scavenger hunt traverses Mission Valley Annual scavenger hunt traverses Mission Valley

RONAN — “Honestly, it came to me in the middle of the night,” said Joe Johns about incorporating the Donner Party history into this year’s vehicle-based scavenger hunt in the Mission Valley.  Johns and Jim Morgan, both former firefighters who serve on the Pioneer Days Committe...

Ninepipes museum to feature local photographer Ninepipes museum to feature local photographer

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO – The July “First Saturday” featured artist at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will be Mission Valley photographer Larry Kjorvestad. His landscape and scenic photos will be on exhibit July 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Raised in M...

‘First Saturdays’ to promote local artists

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana  CHARLO – The Mission Valley has been blessed to have a large number of diverse artists living and creating works here in the valley. Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana is pleased to use the gift shop as a venue to promote local artists during “F...

Ninepipes wagons get facelift Ninepipes wagons get facelift

News from the Charlo Junior Stockgrowers 4-H Club CHARLO — On June 7 members of the Charlo Junior Stockgrowers 4-H club put Linseed Oil on the wagons and picnic tables at the Ninepipes Museum as their Community Service Project for this year. Thank you to Blackfoot Telecommunications for the grant mo...


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