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The Associated Press

Hockaday Museum of Art announces Peace Park 2018

KALISPELL — The Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell next year will host an international edition of its annual Timeless Legacy exhibition: Peace Park 2018.

The exhibit will feature the works of critically acclaimed artists from the U.S. and Canada who have created pieces inspired by Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

“This exhibition is the first of its kind, bringing together artists from two countries to showcase the wild, natural beauty of the world’s first International Peace Park, established in 1932,” a museum news release said. For more visit www. HockadayMuseum.org or call 406-755-5268.

Roosevelt statue to be unveiled

MEDORA, ND — The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) will unveil a bronze, life-size statue of President Theodore Roosevelt in downtown Medora on Friday, Roosevelt’s birthday. According to a TRMF news release, the statue portrays Roosevelt as the leader of the Rough Riders, the famous volunteer cavalry regiment he led during the Spanish-American war.

The statue will be located in downtown Medora in front of the newly renovated Old Town Hall Theater, a place Roosevelt visited as a vice presidential candidate in 1900 and famously declared: “Here the romance of my life began.”

The statue was sculpted by South Dakota artist. Roosevelt was born in 1858.