Our Story

The people behind the Bigfork History Project

The Bigfork History Network (BHN) is just one part of the Bigfork History Project, under the auspices of the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center. Here are just a few of the folks whose involvement is helping bring the Bigfork History Project to life.

BIGFORK: A Montana Story-Documentary/Book
Denny Kellogg
Tabby Ivy
Ed Gillenwater
Don Beans
Casey Brown
Sandy & Monte Sanford

Bigfork Art & Cultural Center:
Laura Hodge-Exec. Director
Cheryl Hanes-Exec. Director (retired)
Christine Russo-BACC staff
Holly Wielkoszewski-BACC Board President
BACC Board of Directors
Lisa Johnson-Volunteer
Sue Gillenwater-Volunteer
Bill Bauerle-Volunteer
Patrick Hanes-Volunteer
Jim Langford-Volunteer

Community Supporters:
Donna Lawson
Paul Mutascio
Eric & Cyndy Thorsen
Kitty Kellogg
Jerry Sprunger

Bigfork Schools:
Shelley Emslie-Swan River School
Scout, Lockland and Louis Jessop
Amber Britt

Imagine IF Libraries and Foundation:
Charlotte Housel
Connie Behe
Deidre McMullin

And most importantly, the families of all those who settled and built this extraordinary community.

Come on In!

Visit the Bigfork History Project at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center

March - December

Tues-Sat 11am - 5pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Open by appointment only in January and February



(406) 837.6927


525 Electric Avenue

Bigfork, MT 59911