Montana Arts Council


Introduction to Folklife in the Classroom

Here you will find the advantages of using folklife in the classroom and an explanation of the resources available on this web site.

Best Practices

This is a description of an exemplary folklife residency.

Activity Ideas

Teachers can find activity ideas for their classrooms including visual arts lesson plans from Montana's Circle of American Masters posters here.

MCAM Gallery

Discover Montana's rich folk arts heritage in the MCAM Gallery. Montana's Circle of American Masters in the Visual Folk and Traditional Arts recognizes the state's visual folk artists who have created a significant body of work.

Artist Registry

Professional working artists and traditional artists available for school or community residencies