Upcoming Exhibitions

Montana Triennial

July 26, 2018 - October 14, 2018
The Montana Triennial was first organized and presented as a juried exhibition by the Missoula Art Museum in 2009 with subsequent exhibitions in 2012 and 2015. These exhibitions have served to demonstrate the diverse and excellent array of artistic practice in the nation’s fourth largest state. The Yellowstone Art Museum, at the invitation of the Missoula Art Museum, has agreed to organize and present the fourth Triennial.

The Surging, Thundering Herd: Vintage Bison engravings, 1758-1910

August 16, 2018 - October 14, 2018
The Surging, Thundering Herd: Vintage Bison engravings, 1758-1910 is comprised of early artworks, drawn from the Lee Silliman Print Collection.  The exhibit features an array of 51 original engravings depicting the iconic mammal of the American frontier West—the buffalo. 

Montana Peepshow: Stories by Leslie Van Stavern Millar ||

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.