Montana History Around the Horn
50 Things I Know About Montana History For almost thirty-seven years, Kirby Lambert worked at the Montana Historical Society in a variety of capacities, as registrar, curator, educator, and program manager. No matter his position, Lambert was continually delighted by his ongoing exposure to Montana’s colorful history. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Montana History Conference, join him as he shares fifty insights—sometimes serious, but more often not—in a fast-paced romp through the Treasure State’s past.
Kirby Lambert worked at the Montana Historical Society from 1985 through 2021, serving as registrar and curator before assuming a position as Outreach and Interpretation Program Manager in 2007. Kirby received his MA in Museum Studies and his BA in History and English from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is a contributing author to Montana’s State Capitol: The People’s House; The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell: A Retrospective of Paintings and Sculptures; Montana’s Charlie Russell: Art in the Collection of the Montana Historical Society, and The History of Montana in 101 Objects: Essays from the Montana Historical Society.