Modern Western 

Art can provide a critical lens to examine issues of the contemporary American West. In this five-month program, you’ll explore the interplay of art and the New West through studies in the field, studio and classroom including on-site research. Our location in Western Montana, at the intersection of expansive land, iconic myth and dynamic human development, provides the perfect backdrop for your studies.  

43

Udall Scholars since the program was launched in 1992

30%

of UM students are the first in their family to attend college

27

UM students have been named Rhodes Scholars

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