Montana House Hosts Talk on ‘Landscapes for the People’

The presentation will display a number of Alexander Grant’s photographs

By Beacon Staff

The Montana House will host a talk and luncheon to celebrate the publication of “Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service” Friday, July 22, from 7-8:30 p.m.

Co-authors of the book and featured speakers Ren and Helen Davis will discuss Grant’s experience as the chief photographer for the National Park Services. The presentation will display a number of Grant’s photographs. The talk, titled “The Unknown Elder: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service” will emphasize the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary.

The oversized book, Landscapes for the People, features over 170 of Grant’s iconic black-and-white photographs created during his 25-year career with the National Park Services. It also includes a biography of Grant. The luncheon and presentation will be hosted at the Montana House in Apgar Village in Glacier National Park.

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