At the closing reception (see info box), Carrie Richer will share a short dance film she shot at the museum’s fire lookout, and the literary residents (Claire Compton, Taylor Stein and Cassie Sevigny) will give readings.
This summer things will look more close to normal for the program.
“We haven’t missed a beat. People are really excited to have the opportunity to participate, the opportunity to have artists connected to the place that they steward,” Samsoe said. Fundraising was trickier without an in-person event, and they had assistance from state and federal programs, as well as the Laura Grace Barrett Living Art Foundation.
They’re looking ahead, though with “some interesting, dynamic artists,” she said.
The 26 creators are a mix of Montanans and out-of-state creators who had their residencies from 2020 delayed. The sites will remain consistent with…