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Yellowstone Art Museum

401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101-1290
+1 406-256-6804
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Make time to visit this gem of a Museum!

If you are in Billings, you must stop and see this Museum! Incredible contemporary art collection... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana
Don't miss this museum! It will surprise you! Easy to find on 27th Street exit.

YAM has a fantastic collection of local, regional and National art, and they get loans of truly... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Sheridan, Wyoming
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This extensive permanent collection of contemporary and historic art of America's Rocky Mountain West includes more than 3,000 significant paintings and drawings including the works of cowboy illustrator Will James(1892-1942).
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401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101-1290
+1 406-256-6804
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Billings, you must stop and see this Museum! Incredible contemporary art collection, art sales gallery and children's gallery for local art students. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. They also have a great cafe! Make this part of your visit...More

Thank bryanwknicely
Reviewed 26 December 2017

YAM has a fantastic collection of local, regional and National art, and they get loans of truly amazing pieces- currently, an enormous Keith Haring painting (worth over 1M) and fantastic super-cool sculpture in their sculpture garden, "Karma" by Do Ho Suh. See these works while...More

Thank Paintyhands
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Some very enjoyable exhibits on display. REALLY enjoyed the 8th graders' art exhibit. Very fine work. The Super Hero exhibit was high quality and large. They even have a few master pieces gracing some corners. Be sure to check around corners and at the end...More

Thank Boilrmkr
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great contemporary museum with a wonderful childrens art program. Be sure to visit the Vault across the street to see artists in residence and items in the museum's permanent collection.

Thank lahMT
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice visit and way to spend a bit of time. I enjoyed the sculpture illustrating the effect of wind speed and direction on rainfall.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Several different displays that were interesting to me. Boundless Vision- story of art from beginnings to present day. Earth to Earth with artwork that was created from natural sources. The large pictures by Kiefer a German artist are especially moving in the way they depic...More

Thank Debidot
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Yellowstone Art Museum -(YAM) has a nice collection of contemporary western art. It was a pleasant surprise to see the work of several modern artists including Warhol and Maplethorpe. YAM’s special exhibit on superheroes as seen by contemporary artists was outstanding! If you are an...More

Thank lfiebert
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Set your expectations. This place is small. However, I had a great time looking at the difference exhibits. The diversity of the art made my hour in the museum completely worth the very cheap entry fee. I'd go back again for sure. I got lucky...More

Thank mindfulday
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This museum is small - but has a surprisingly diverse collection over two floors and an out building (The Vault). Enjoyed the friendly staff and seeing the artist in residence who really took time to talk about her art. A gem.

Thank OregonTraveler777
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The main collection seems to be the property of one individual or one family. It tries hard to present a fresh perspective, but the pieces by local artists are few. The collection is refreshing and the building is lovely, but the showing of Montana art...More

Thank 349Charles25
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13 March 2016|
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Response from June P | Reviewed this property |
$6.00 for adults, $3.00 for children and students, free to YAM members, and $1.00 the first Saturday of each month.