Art Auction


Art Auction 49 exhibition was on view:
January 19, 2017 – March 4, 2017


49th Annual Art Auction Event was March 4th, 2017 at 5 p.m.
The exhibition culminates in our annual Art Auction which consists of a silent auction, a live auction, a “Quick Draw.” The evening features cocktails, a heavy hors d’oeuvres by Tom Nelson Catering and dessert buffet, all within the beautiful background created by the museum’s spacious galleries. The Live Auction bidding begins at 7:30 p.m. and will include a raffle drawing.  

Raffle tickets may be purchased separately at $10 each or 6 for $50. This year’s raffle item generously donated by Chris and Paige of Montague’s Jewelers and is a Pink Emerald and Diamond Pendant Necklace. It is a beautifully crafted 2.07 carats Morganite (pink emerald) and .11 carats round cut diamonds in a 14 karat pink gold setting. Valued at $1,900. The ticket holder need not be present to win.

Purchase your event tickets by calling 406-256-6804 and pay over the phone or stop by the Yellowstone Art Museum front desk at 401 North 27th Street, Billings.  General admission tickets are $95 per person and $105 at the door the night of the event. Reserved seats are $115 per person and limited.

Absentee bidding signup is no longer available.


Special thanks to our Art Auction 49 event sponsors:

Title Sponsor
The Oakland Companies

Lead  Sponsor
Eide Bailly, LLP
Intermountain Distributing Company

Supporting Sponsors
Kibler & Kirch
Stapleton Gallery
Yellowstone Surgery Center
Wipfli LLP

Community Sponsors
Hardy Construction
Montague’s Jewelers
Payne West Insurance
Stillwater Mining Company
Sanctuary Spa and Salon
Joy of Living
Simply Family Magazine
St. Vincent Healthcare
Terakedis Fine Art
Yellowstone Valley Woman Magazine
Universal Vision

Contributing Sponsors
DiA Events
Mac’s Floral
Party Solutions
Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery

Interested in Sponsoring Art Auction?
Contact Holly at the Yellowstone Art Museum: 406-256-6804 x226