Your belief in the Holter as an epicenter of art, culture, and education was evidenced by the outpouring of support during our annual giving campaign between November 9, 2023 and January 31, 2024. We take your generosity personally and in turn, would like to personally thank the following donors whose annual gifts will power us through 2024 and beyond. Enthusiasts $1 – $59 Sally Bogaert Christine Ohler Carole Massman Sandra Runkel Claudia Davis Trish Stevenson Becky Piske and Paul Pacini Sue Belcher Paul
Lunar New Year: Year of the Tiger Join the Holter in collaboration with Helena Congee Club as we celebrate the year of the Rabbit! Lunar New Year at the Holter Museum is a fun-filled tradition celebrating this most important holiday in many Asian countries. Come and watch the Dragon parade wind its way through downtown Helena before returning to the museum for a family day filled with traditional foods and artsy fun! This event is free for all ages! View
“Stitching the Situation is a documentation of lives, not just data.” COVID-19 has profoundly affected our world, in ways we did not anticipate and are yet discovering. Stitching and creating offers quiet, meditative time to grieve. Working textiles alongside others is an ancient tradition, one that can soothe grief and loss by repetitive physical movements handling soft materials. The patterns created record the past and present, making some sense and structure out of chaos and conflicting emotions, in order to communicate and preserve
Adventures in Cardboard A Minnesota-based children’s camp best known for creative mythic-outdoor play that makes space/allows for creative expression and exploration through fantasy role-play, constructive thinking, and hands-on crafting through the construction of epic cardboard creations, development of conflict resolution with self and with others through competitive games, and the chance to practice and learn how to vocalize boundaries and consent at early ages in ways that translate later on in life. Click Here Adventures in Cardboard: Open Armory Saturday! Build and craft
Art fosters a positive, healing environment that benefits caregivers and patients alike. For those facing challenges and trauma, art has the power to heal. Our mission is to integrate the innate healing benefits of the arts into all aspects of wellbeing, in order to empower self-discovery, resilience, and hope for those in need.