Traveling Exhibitions Available From the YAM

Edith Freeman’s Montana Seasons

Contact curatorial staff regarding availability.
Edith Freeman (1913-1992), an artist and art educator who was in her lifetime a resident in Billings, excelled at the ancient art of woodblock printing. This exhibition includes up to twenty woodblock prints of the central Montana landscape, an example of Freeman’s woodblocks used for printing, and her tools. Drawn exclusively from the Yellowstone Art Museum’s permanent collection. Suitable for galleries of 600 to 800 square feet.

Hallowed Absurdities: Work by Theodore Waddell

Available after May 2017
Over twenty mostly sculptural works from the Waddell Studios represent this leading Montana artist’s forays into three-dimensional form. The works are borne of thoughts on firearm culture and growing up in a hunting environment, as well as reflections on mortality and humans’ relationship with animals. Suitable for galleries of 2,000 to 2,500 square feet.

The Falcon’s Eye: Nature Photographs by Michael Sample

Available late November 2017 through early March 2018 & and at additional dates beginning April 2019.
Thirty-five photographs, digitally printed for this exhibition, comprise a selection representing the breadth of Michael Sample’s career. Images range from the majestic sweep of national park vistas in the Rocky Mountain West to delicate and intimate trailside details. Exhibition includes an additional selection of images formatted in as a looping video for projection within the gallery space. Museum must supply its own projection equipment. The exhibition is suitable for galleries of 1,500 to 1,750 feet.

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors

Two venues available: Early April 2018 to early June 2018 AND early July 2018 to early September 2018
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: In the Footsteps of My Ancestors Smith is one of the U.S.’s finest indigenous talents, and she has significantly shifted the canon of contemporary art to be more inclusive of women and people of color. This exhibition comprises a broad cross-section of paintings, works on paper, and mixed media work from the past couple of decades. The works reveal her investigations of cultural and personal identity, social justice and conflict, and celebration of life. The exhibition requires a minimum of 3,500 square feet of gallery space.

Emil Carlsen’s Quiet Harmonies

One venue available: Early December 2018 to early March 2019
This exhibition re-introduces audiences to an exceptional Danish-American painter by emphasizing his lush and contemplative landscapes. A group of about two dozen works includes some of Carlsen’s better-known still-lifes. This exhibition is offered in celebration of a long and rich tradition of American landscape painting that stretches into the present day. The exhibition is suitable for galleries of 1,250 to 1,500 square feet.