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News you can use. Check out recent press releases and news articles related to the project.

  • A couple of MHS heavyweights find new temporary homes during construction

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    06 Oct 2020
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    HELENA — Light had barely begun to stretch out upon the Helena Valley Monday morning when crews began the work of moving a couple heavyweights at the Montana Historical Society (MHS).

    “Symbol of the Pros” and “Herd Bull” are some of the most iconic pieces in the State’s care, both weighing over two tons.

    In order to get ready for the construction of the Montana Heritage Center, the steel and bronze titans needed to move.

  • Construction underway on Montana Heritage Center

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    06 Oct 2020
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    HELENA – Construction is underway as crews begin work on the Montana Heritage Center project.

    Starting Tuesday, September, 29th the block of 6th Avenue between North Roberts Street and North Sanders Street will permanently close so construction can begin. The project will include connecting the existing Veterans and Pioneer Memorial Building to the new Heritage Center. This will increase parking in the area and create a better experience for visitors.

  • Sculptures moved for Montana Heritage Center construction

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    06 Oct 2020

    HELENA (AP) — The Montana Historical Society have relocated two sculptures ahead of construction on the first phase of the Montana Heritage Center project in Helena near the Montana State Capitol building.

    The Herd Bull, a metal bison skull, and the "Symbol of the Pros," a large sculpture of a professional rodeo rider, were moved Monday...

  • MHS sculptures relocated as Montana Heritage Center construction proceeds

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    06 Oct 2020
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    HELENA (AP) — The Montana Historical Society have relocated two sculptures ahead of construction on the first phase of the Montana Heritage Center project in Helena near the Montana State Capitol building.

    The Herd Bull, a metal bison skull, and the "Symbol of the Pros," a large sculpture of a professional rodeo rider, were moved Monday.

  • Construction begins on Montana Heritage Center

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    24 Sep 2020
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    Improved parking and ADA access to Fish, Wildlife and Parks slated first

    MONTANA – Construction is set to begin on the Montana Heritage Center project. The block of 6th Avenue between North Roberts Street and North Sanders Street will permanently close on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 so that construction work can begin.

    This street closure will allow Sletten Construction to begin work on improved parking and ADA access to the Fish, Wildlife and Parks building. The completed Heritage Center project will add an additional 92 parking spots on the Capitol campus, as well as create four dedicated RV/trailer spots, which did not previously exist.

  • CUSHING TERRELL JOINS PARTNERS TO CELEBRATE GROUND BLESSING FOR THE EXPANDING MONTANA HERITAGE CENTER

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    TAPPING INTO THE LOCAL LANDSCAPE TO DESIGN A CULTURAL ICON FOR MONTANA

  • Tapping into the geology of the Earth to design a cultural icon for Montana

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    Designing a building to represent and reflect the cultural heritage of all who live in a place can be a daunting task. In Montana, if you ask residents what they value most, regardless of background, a common answer you’ll hear is “the land.” This is where our team drew inspiration for the new Montana Heritage Center in Helena.
  • MT Historical Society celebrates start of expansion project

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    HELENA — The Montana Historical Society in Helena hosted state and local leaders Wednesday, to celebrate the start of a long-awaited expansion.

  • State makes history with heritage center groundbreaking

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    HELENA – History was made Wednesday as officials broke ground for a new $52.7 million Montana Heritage Center that will feature all things Montana and some things from before the state was founded.

  • 'Ground blessing' performed at future site of Montana Heritage Center

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    The site of the new Montana Heritage Center underwent a "ground blessing" ceremony Wednesday morning.