Yellowstone Art Museum
The Yellowstone Art Museum (401 N. 27th Ave., 406/256-6804, www.artmuseum.org, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tues.–Wed. and Fri.–Sat., 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Thurs., noon–5 p.m. Sun., also open Mon. Memorial Day–Labor Day, $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 children 6–18, under 6 free), located in the old county jail, mounts up to 20 exhibits a year in its five galleries.
Known by its acronym, YAM, the center is devoted to securing and displaying contemporary regional and Western art, although it houses international and historic pieces as well. Recent acquisitions focus on drawings and paintings by Will James and Charley Russell; the collection of contemporary Western art is significant.
There’s also a museum shop with local gifts and books.
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