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New film captures the Ariel Quartet playing Brahms atop the Domo

New film captures the Ariel Quartet playing Brahms atop the Domo

The Films section of our website is expanding! We recently added a number of new videos from our talented team of audio engineers and filmmakers, including art films, interviews, and recordings of performances from the 2016 and 2017 concert seasons. This recording features the Ariel String…

Tippet Rise performances featured on British and European radio

Tippet Rise performances featured on British and European radio

We were honored this week to be featured on Through the Night, a program from the British Broadcasting Corporation. Hosted by classical music writer and radio presenter, Jonathan Swain, the program is broadcast on BBC’s Radio 3 in the United Kingdom weeknights from 12:30am until…

Take a sneak peek at Season Three

Take a sneak peek at Season Three

The snow may be falling and the temperatures dropping, but the summer concert season at Tippet Rise is just around the corner! We’ll release complete details here, on our website, after the new year. Until then, we’re thrilled to share a few highlights. Running from July 6 through…

Education at the art center

Education at the art center

From pre-concert talks to workshops, we strive to offer opportunities for inspiration and learning at Tippet Rise. During our first two seasons, children came to the art center from throughout the region to attend day camps and classes. Adults attended courses, too, from plein air painting to…

Behind the scenes at Tippet Rise: Erik Petersen

Behind the scenes at Tippet Rise: Erik Petersen

Many photographers make their way to Tippet Rise from around the globe to document our sculptures and events and the landscape that surrounds us. We are grateful for their interpretations of this magical place. One of these has become a constant force in our lives, and a friend. A longtime…

Our video collection brings Tippet Rise to you

Our video collection brings Tippet Rise to you

Our website and our Vimeo and YouTube channels feature a growing collection of gorgeous videos from our audio engineers and filmmakers, including art films, interviews, and recordings of performances from the 2016 and 2017 seasons at Tippet Rise. This film, featuring violinist Caroline…

The region's agricultural traditions live on at the art center

The region's agricultural traditions live on at the art center

Tippet Rise is more than an extraordinary arts destination. It is also a working ranch. Located on 10,260 acres of rolling hills, canyons and grasslands, the art center is home to abundant wildlife, as well as cattle, sheep, sheep dogs, shepherds and a cowboy or two, including one eminently…

Tippet Rise hosts workshop of new opera

Tippet Rise hosts workshop of new opera

In early October, noted composer Luna Pearl Woolf traveled to Tippet Rise, bringing with her a cadre of opera luminaries from various points across the continent to workshop and film three scenes of Woolf’s newest opera, created with Librettist Royce Vavrek. Entitled Jacqueline, the…

MSU "Honors Musicale" takes place at Tippet Rise

MSU "Honors Musicale" takes place at Tippet Rise

When Dr. Ilse-Mari Lee became Dean of the Honors College at Montana State University in 2009, she began what has since become a beloved MSU tradition: the Honors Musicale. Short for soirée musicale, French for “musical evening,” the word “musicale” stems from the late 19th century…

Tippet Rise wins international cultural award

Tippet Rise wins international cultural award

We are honored that Tippet Rise has won a 2017 Leading Cultural Destination Award for the art center’s “cultural vitality and contributions to the international cultural sphere.” The LCD Awards honor institutions, organizations, and cities around the world that provide exemplary contributions…

Watch Jenny Chen's July performance of Franz Liszt at Tippet Rise

Watch Jenny Chen's July performance of Franz Liszt at Tippet Rise

The collection of videos from our 2017 summer concert season is growing! This beautiful recording of pianist Jenny Chen playing Franz Liszt’s Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F minor is among the latest from our audio engineers and filmmakers. Recordings from Season Two will be uploaded to…

The first concert video from Season Two is now live

The first concert video from Season Two is now live

We are pleased to share with you the first of many concert videos from our 2017 summer season at Tippet Rise. Jeffrey Kahane performs a breathtaking improvisation on Samuel A. Ward’s America the Beautiful, inspired by the majestic purple mountains and amber waves of grain visible…

Tippet Rise hosts young actors from London

Tippet Rise hosts young actors from London

We were delighted to welcome recent alumni from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) to Tippet Rise last week for a short-term intensive poetry residency, sponsored by the Adrian Brinkerhoff Foundation. Actors worked closely with the…

Spotlight: Architecture & Design Film Festival speaker, Stephen Talasnik

Spotlight: Architecture & Design Film Festival speaker, Stephen Talasnik

The Architecture & Design Film Festival comes to Tippet Rise this weekend, September 22, 23, and 24. In addition to its screenings, the festival brings together design luminaries from across the country for scheduled and impromptu conversations. We’ve highlighted some of those people here…

Tippet Rise featured on Billings' CBS affiliate, KTVQ

Tippet Rise featured on Billings' CBS affiliate, KTVQ

Aja Goare, anchor and reporter for Billings, Montana’s CBS affiliate KTVQ, visited Tippet Rise last week to produce a story about the art center’s extensive cycling and hiking trail system. During her visit, Aja interviewed Director of Operations Pete Hinmon, an avid mountain biker who was…

Tippet Rise a finalist in Surface Magazine's Travel Awards

Tippet Rise a finalist in Surface Magazine's Travel Awards

Surface Magazine has named Tippet Rise a finalist in the Cultural Institution category of the publication’s inaugural Surface Travel Awards, a tribute to the most thoughtfully conceived travel spaces, destinations and products around the world, as well as the architects,…

Domo: Tippet Rise OPUS 2016 receives enthusiastic review

Domo: Tippet Rise OPUS 2016 receives enthusiastic review

Released this summer by the classical music label Pentatone, Domo: Tippet Rise OPUS 2016 features live recordings from the art center’s inaugural concert season. Just yesterday, Audiophile Audition published a glowing review of the CD, describing its recordings as “mystical and…

Tippet Rise founders interviewed on Yellowstone Public Radio

Tippet Rise founders interviewed on Yellowstone Public Radio

Via a delightful new program that airs every other Monday on Yellowstone Public Radio, two veterans of the Montana arts and culture scene interview artists and others who are creating and influencing art throughout the region. Recently, the show’s hosts, Corby Skinner and Anna Paige, spoke…

Concert for kids draws enthusiastic crowd

Concert for kids draws enthusiastic crowd

On Sunday, July 16, Tippet Rise presented a free concert for families featuring the Bozeman ensemble, 406 Woodwind Quintet. The event opened with a musical “petting zoo,” allowing children from the audience to explore and play a variety of woodwind instruments, and included short, lively…

Geo-Paleo Field Days at the art center

Geo-Paleo Field Days at the art center

A new program offered in partnership with the Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association will allow guests to explore the geologic wonders of Tippet Rise. Founded at the foot of the Beartooth Mountains by the Princeton Geological Association in 1936, YBRA is dedicated to research and teaching in…

Opening weekend at Tippet Rise

Opening weekend at Tippet Rise

Season Two is underway and our opening weekend was a wonderful success! Sculpture tours were well attended and included guests from near and far. On Saturday, we held a barbecue for more than 250 of our neighbors from up and down Grove Creek Road and the community of Fishtail—a celebration…

Tippet Rise now open for the 2017 season!

Tippet Rise now open for the 2017 season!

We’re thrilled to announce that the art center is officially open to the public for Season Two. Sculpture tours—by carbon-neutral electric van, bicycle and foot—are available every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through September 17. We’ve added five miles of new hiking and biking trails,…

Additional works by artist Stephen Talasnik come to the art center

Additional works by artist Stephen Talasnik come to the art center

Tippet Rise recently acquired two additional works by artist Stephen Talasnik, the creator of Satellite #5: Pioneer, the yellow cedar and steel sculpture that is among the center’s collection of land art. Galaxy (2014) and Archaeology (2012) are small-scale…

Tippet Rise featured on American Public Media's Performance Today

Tippet Rise featured on American Public Media's Performance Today

Since its debut on Performance Today in 2016, Tippet Rise has been featured on the award-winning public radio show multiple times. In December, PT host Fred Child gave a warm introduction to the art center and played a recording of the Ariel String Quartet performing at Tippet Rise last…

The Architecture & Design Film Festival comes to Tippet Rise

The Architecture & Design Film Festival comes to Tippet Rise

The nation’s largest film festival devoted to the subjects of architecture and design comes to Tippet Rise this September 22 - 24. The Architecture & Design Film Festival will present feature-length documentaries and shorts that explore the connections between nature and architecture….

Season Two at Tippet Rise

Season Two at Tippet Rise

Happy New Year! The 2017 concert season at Tippet Rise will take place from July 7th through September 17th. Season details will be announced by email in early 2017. A limited number of concert tickets will go on sale online beginning March 1st, with additional tickets being released for…