The Sweet Pea Festival Ice Sculpture Contest is one of the "coolest" events in downtown Bozeman during the winter months. Talented artists along with adventurous newbies, brandish chainsaws and tools to turn blocks of ice into works of art.
"Somehow I knew it was intended to connect with veterans in some way. Yet after studying it for hours, analyzing the colors, the number of color blocks, and even the shapes to find some inspiration for a title.... I still had absolutely no ideas for a name."
The town is a car town, no doubt. From big trucks to vintage racing cars, the Bozeman area has a passion for horsepower. The new exhibit at the Museum of the Rockies will cater to that love in a gorgeous, artistic way.
Have you ever heard about "the hidden lady" in Missoula, Montana? I had never heard about her before myself. Here's the story of the historic nude painting unearthed inside the Cranky Sam brewery in downtown Missoula.
Cathryn McIntyre said she was so shocked at what the man just said that it inspired the Hi Line Montana artist to dedicate a series of paintings to strong women who work in strong roles, and yet still face harassment.