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Yellowstone Art Museum

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Certainly Worth the Visit

This is a modern, well-designed museum worthy of a visit while in Billings. We enjoyed a casual... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
Baltimore, United States
Go get your Art fix at the YAM!

The art at the YAM is always rotating and changing, so if you haven’t been lately, it is worth... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Billings, Montana
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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 February 9, 2019

This is a modern, well-designed museum worthy of a visit while in Billings. We enjoyed a casual stroll through viewing varying types of art. At the time of our visit the museum was displaying items for auction at their upcoming annual gala. As a result,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

The art at the YAM is always rotating and changing, so if you haven’t been lately, it is worth checking out again. Great space for viewing and the staff is courteous

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

Visiting the Yellowstone Art Museum is a treat. New exhibits often. The restaurant serves delicious food!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

I loved this place.Nice too see all that art.take your teens or young kids will love it.the customer service was great.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

In 1964, the Yellowstone Art Museum opened in the former Yellowstone County Jail, an unlikely venue for what has developed into the largest contemporary art museum in Montana. The jail, built in 1884, was a small red brick structure with a partial basement for storage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The YAM is a nice outing. I've never spent more than 3 hours inside. Always supporting local artists. Family friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Love that YAM brings in such important work! Recently went to view the Miro and Basquiat works and we are so grateful that we can see these without traveling to NYC or some other major metropolitan city. The local work is amazing as well and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We stopped at this museum and viewed an exhibit of a friend and many local artists. The display was excellent and the building was interesting and unique in structure and design. There is a nice gift shop in with the facility and many offerings of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

We visited this Museum by accident. The art on display and for sale were fascinating. Montana is well represented through art, displays and while we were there local artist having their items on display.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Attended the opening of the new show. This museum always seems to amaze and educate. Their curation - and feature of Montana artists is worth taking some time to spend in the new museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.