Yellowstone Art Auction

The Yellowstone Art Museum has been host to the region’s longest-running, and most diverse art auction for just over half a century. This event has opened the door between artists and collectors and has made Billings, Montana, an art-rich environment.  The Annual Yellowstone Art Auction is the YAM’s most significant fundraising event, generating proceeds in support of exhibitions and educational programming throughout the year.

Important dates 

Friday, October 12, 2018 – Submission deadline
Friday, November 16, 2018 – Notification of acceptance mailed
Friday, December 14, 2018 – Art delivered to YAM by artist
Friday, January 25, 2019 – Exhibition Opening Reception
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – Live & silent auction night

Artist application 

Artists can apply via our online application (online submissions are preferred) or may download a PDF version and mail it along with a CD of properly labeled, digital files to:

Yellowstone Art Auction 51
Yellowstone Art Museum
401 North 27th Street 
Billings, MT 59101


Please call Carolyn Tolton, Special Events Coordinator, with any questions: (406) 256-6804 x236 or email

Interested in becoming an auction sponsor?
Contact Ryan Cremer at or (406) 256-6804 x226.