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Yellowstone Art Museum

401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101-1290
+1 406-256-6804
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Great place to spend the afternoon

I was surprised to find not only do they have plenty of parking but easily located downtown. The... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
susaneF8091GP
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 17 January 2018
bryanwknicely
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Evansville, Indiana
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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).
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101-1290
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+1 406-256-6804
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"nice collection"
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"on display"
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"nice gift shop"
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I was surprised to find not only do they have plenty of parking but easily located downtown. The Super Hero exhibit that I saw was fantastic and for all ages. The gentleman at the front desk was extremely knowledgeable and very kind to answer all...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

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

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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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chrish4234
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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.
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