Saturday, March 2, 2024- Billings, MT: There is much to celebrate as the YAM pays tribute to 60 years of exceptional artists, exhibits and growth. The Live Auction Gala, led by esteemed auctioneer Maron Hindman of Hindman Auctions, will conclude the YAM’s Art Auction with final in-person bids placed on Silent and Live Auction works by ticket holders. Tickets and table reservations for the Live Auction Gala can be purchased on the website or by calling the front desk. For absentee bidding registration or sponsorship information, please contact Precious McKenzie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 406-256-6804 x 225.

The Art Auction exhibition, which showcases a diverse range of approximately 135 Silent Auction artworks, including a Small Works subset, and 28 Live Auction pieces, opened February 2. All auction art is on display in the galleries at the Museum, as well as on the YAM’s website. Silent Auction online bidding will continue until midnight on February 29th. Reception-only tickets are available for those who do not want to attend the Live Auction but want to be available in person to complete their Silent Auction bids.  To view the art and register to bid visit

The Annual Art auction is one of the YAM’s most treasured opportunities to spotlight celebrated regional artwork, introduce emerging artists, and inspire patrons at every stage of collecting. We invite you to be part of this diverse and exciting exhibition and the many events surrounding it. As the YAM's largest fundraiser of the year, the Art Auction raises crucial support for the exhibitions and educational programs that the Yellowstone Art Museum presents annually. Reflect on six decades of art, culture, and growth and celebrate the YAM's exciting years ahead.