The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives and the Montana Museum of Art and Culture are pleased to present seven masterpieces from the collection of Senator William Andrews Clark. On display are paintings from the Renaissance to the Industrial Age by significant European artists including French painters Jean-Charles Cazin, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Jules Dupré, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, and the Englishman Thomas Gainsborough.

This exhibit will be on display June 10 – August 13, 2021, at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, 17 West Quartz Street.

Schedule of Events

June 10, 2021—5 p.m.
Opening Reception and Presentation by Rafael Chacon, Director, Montana Museum of Art and Culture, A Question of Taste: Senator William Clark’s Art Collection.
Location: Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, 17 W. Quartz

June 24, 2021—4 p.m.
Architectural walking tour with Mary McCormick, Historic Preservation Officer, The Architectural Legacy of the Clark Family.
Location: Tour to begin at the parking lot west of the Archives, 17 W. Quartz

July 8, 2021—6 p.m.
Liz Brown, Author, Twilight Man:  Love and Ruin in the Shadows of Hollywood and the Clark Empire.
Location: William A. Clark Carriage House, 836 West Galena

July 9, 2021—5 p.m.
Book signing with Liz Brown, Author, Twilight Man:  Love and Ruin in the Shadows of Hollywood and the Clark Empire.
Location: Copper King Mansion, 219 W. Granite

July 29, 2021—1 p.m. 
KBOW Partyline with Keith Edgerton. Listen in at 101.5FM or kbow550.net/partyline.

July 29, 2021—7 p.m. 
Keith Edgerton, Ph.D. Chair, Department of History, Montana State University-Billings, Copper King.
Location: Clark Chateau, 321 West Broadway

August 5, 2021—4 p.m. 
Architectural walking tour with Mary McCormick, Historic Preservation Officer, The Architectural Legacy of the Clark Family.  
Location: Tour to begin at the southwest corner of Galena and Excelsior Streets

August 12, 2021—4 p.m. 
Empty Mansions book discussion with Bill Dedman, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author of Empty Mansions.
Location: Clark Chateau, 321 West Broadway

August 13, 2021—6 p.m. 
Presentation and reception with Bill Dedman, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author of Empty Mansions.
Location: Copper King Mansion, 219 West Granite