Areas of Interest


Art Auction 50

January 25, 2018 - March 3, 2018
The YAM celebrates its 50th art auction! The YAM's Art auction was the region’s first and it is still the area’s finest and most exciting auction of contemporary regional art! It’s the place to be, and it’s an exceptional way to support local and area artists.

Earth to Earth: Sediment to Sentiment

June 27, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Though one often thinks of Montana’s “Big Sky,” the Yellowstone Art Museum presents an exhibition that is grounded in monumental notions about the land. Included in the exhibition are three of German artist Anselm Kiefer's poignant and notable works.

Boundless Visions

Boundless Visions features changing selections from the YAM's permanent collections, which emphasize art from the mid-twentieth century to the present. This long-term exhibition is the only exhibition in Montana where you can learn the story of art in this region from its beginnings to the present day.


Art-o-mat machines are retired cigarette vending machines that have been converted to sell art. And just what exactly do you get from an Art-o-mat? The experience of pulling the knob alone is quite a thrill, but you also walk away with an original work of art. What an easy way to become an art collector!