Current Exhibitions

Montana Peepshow: Stories by Leslie Van Stavern Millar II

November 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
In a quirky fictitious account, Montana Peepshow imagines Queen Elizabeth the First, in the spirit of the Age of Discovery, utilizing a time machine created by her personal alchemist, Dr. Dee, to visit Montana repeatedly, at varying time periods. he exhibit consists of highly detailed gouache paintings on paper housed in wooden boxes, which are viewed individually.

Elizabeth Dove: It Started with Aardvark

November 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Elizabeth Dove:  It Started with Aardvark is comprised of a series of 26 screen-prints, one for each letter of the alphabet that includes every illustration from the dictionary, with images organized by letter, overlapped in successive layers printed one on top of another so they co-exist as one merged graphic icon, a hybrid of all visual knowledge.

James Todd: Looney Toones

November 8, 2018 - January 6, 2019
On the occasion of his retirement from teaching at the University of Montana in 2000, James Todd’s mother paid him a visit bearing a collection of drawings he had made between the ages of five and eight. In this exhibition, James Todd has reinterpreted his childhood drawings through woodcut printing, the medium for which he is perhaps best known today.

Boundless Visions

Ongoing
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

Ongoing
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!