Events, Storage, and Parking

eventsicon2Whether it’s a business meeting, staff retreat, reception, seminar, or other special event, the Yellowstone Art Museum offers one of the most delightful settings in Billings.

The Yellowstone Art Museum’s spacious halls and ever-changing art exhibitions provide a beautiful backdrop to make your event memorable.  By choosing the Museum for your meeting or event, you also support the YAM and help us provide the outstanding exhibitions Billings has come to expect.

Opportunities are limited!  Please contact us to inquire about available dates for corporate events, meetings, and receptions.

If you have questions or would like to make reservations, please contact Shane de Leon, Rentals Manager at 406-256-6804, x245 or via email at

Rental Areas

Visible Vault
The “Vault” is one-of-a-kind!  One of the few “green” buildings in Billings, the Visible Vault boasts tall ceilings and polished concrete floors, and guests are surrounded by art in our permanent collection vault while they enjoy your event.  This space has quickly gained popularity as a contemporary space with its own parking. It also houses our own Artist-in-Residence studio.  Maximum capacity is 125 for a reception and 60 for a seated event. 

Museum first floor
Maximum number of guests is 200, and includes the downstairs areas outside of the galleries and the courtyard.  Rental of gallery spaces is on a case-by-case basis.

Museum second floor
Up a beautiful staircase you will find the second floor of the museum.  This spacious area outside of the second-floor galleries is perfect for intimate cocktail receptions.  Capacity is up to 120 guests for a reception and 75 guests for a seated event.

Entire Museum
Maximum number of guests is 300, depending on availability of gallery spaces.  Includes downstairs spaces outside of the galleries and Raven’s Café d’Art, the courtyard, and upstairs spaces outside the galleries.  Upstairs galleries available by request and based on exhibition schedule. 

YAM Equipment and Services

The Yellowstone Art Museum offers a diverse range of equipment and resources to accommodate your event. A selection is listed below; please contact us for any special arrangements that you may have.

Equipment or service included:

  • Lectern and microphone
  • Screen
  • Museum chairs and set-up
  • Table set-up and tear-down: large (8-10 guests), medium (6 guests), and small (4 guests) short rounds, tall cocktail-height tables and 6-foot rectangular tables
  • PowerPoint projector set-up
  • Laptop set-up
  • Piano
  • Bar

Outside security services, rentals, and decor must be booked and managed by YAM staff.

Additional Equipment and Services

Equipment that the YAM does not have may be rented from party supply services.  Please work with our staff who will assist you with determining your needs.  You may choose to book these services directly or contract with us to make arrangements for you.

Catering or Other Event Services

If you have questions concerning catering or need recommendations for floral or other services, please contact Shane de Leon, Rentals Manager, at or 406-256-6804, x245.


parkingiconParking Spaces

The Yellowstone Art Museum offers monthly parking at both of its locations, 401 North 27th Street and 505 North 26th Street, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  We are conveniently located in downtown Billings.

Our parking fees are $30 per month for members of the museum and $35 per month for non-members. We do not offer daily rates.  Click here to become a member.

For more information, contact Chuck Randall or the front desk at 406-256-6804.


storageiconHigh Grade Storage for Your Valuables

Are you a seasonal Montana resident?  Consider leasing storage space at the Visible Vault for your fine art or other valuables.  The space is high-security and fully climate-controlled 24 hours per day.  A formal lease agreement is required.  For additional details, rates, or a site tour, please contact Registrar Kelly Price at or 406-256-6804, x227.


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