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Yellowstone Art Museum

401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101-1290
+1 406-256-6804
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Wonderful Museum

Great contemporary museum with a wonderful childrens art program. Be sure to visit the Vault across... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Nice enough

Nice visit and way to spend a bit of time. I enjoyed the sculpture illustrating the effect of wind... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Tom C
Plymouth, MN
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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
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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 10 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
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night in Billings and looked for things to do that didn't Involve a park. We love art museums and have visited dozens. This one was laid out so well and had lots of light and included a nice courtyard with seating for...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

One of the great things about the YAM, is that it offers free admission once a month. This allows for all members of the public, regardless of their financial circumstances, to enjoybtgecartwork.

Thank 4mary13
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Small modern museum with a good variety of art including modern and European pieces. Mainly pictures but some sculpture and installation.

Thank Michael A
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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.