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Robyn Peterson

YAM trustees, staff urge support of safety levy

The Board of Trustees and staff members of the Yellowstone Art Museum encourage a "yes" vote on the Family Safety Levy scheduled for the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Patriotic road trip: Travelers likely to be in town over the holiday weekend

Patriotic road trip: Travelers likely to be in town over the holiday weekend

Although no fireworks will be launched from the top of Pompeys Pillar on Friday, visitors are likely to flock to area attractions for the holiday weekend. 

July 04, 2014 7:15 am Video Photos

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YAM brings art to commission boardroom

YAM brings art to commission boardroom

Yellowstone County’s commissioner boardroom is getting a cultural makeover.

May 16, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Montana artist folds nature into minimalist paintings

Montana artist folds nature into minimalist paintings

When Jefferson City painter Anne Appleby arrived on the campus of the University of Montana in 1972, she was 17 and eager to make her mark.

April 21, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Montana artist sculpts big to create experience for viewers

Montana artist sculpts big to create experience for viewers

It’s hard to consider the work of Montana artist John Buck without also appreciating the iconic horse sculptures by his wife, Deborah Butterfield.

April 07, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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YAM thanks its supporters

Undaunted by one of the coldest evenings of the year, art supporters turned out to help the YAM achieve fantastic art auction results. On behalf of the YAM's entire board and staff, thank you! Thank you to the artists, our sponsors, the buyers, the volunteers, and all who came to the event t…

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YAM generates $225,000 in art sales at Auction 46

Despite concern over the turnout with last weekend’s record-breaking cold, the Yellowstone Art Museum’s Auction 46 drew a strong group of buyers who purchased $225,000 worth of art.

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The Visible Vault celebrates the art of telling stories

The Visible Vault celebrates the art of telling stories

The Yellowstone Art Museum staff refers to its Visible Vault as the community’s “treasure house.”

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Art depicts the aftermath of war

Art depicts the aftermath of war

Yellowstone Art Museum executive director Robyn Peterson talks about a photograph by S.J. Morrow that was hand tinted by L.A. Huffman of the aftermath of the Battle of Little Bighorn. The artwork is available to view at the Yellowstone Art Museum Visible Vault.

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Volunteers critical to Yellowstone Art Museum

It's simple: Without the support of donors and volunteers, none of the museums or other cultural organizations you enjoy in Billings would exist. From governance to groundskeeping, volunteers and donors who dig deeply into their own pockets are the driving force behind many of our community'…

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YAM thanks community for creative good time

Edgar Allan Poe and his raven, gladiators, gangsters, phantoms, flappers, zombies, and many others converged on the Northern Hotel for the Yellowstone Art Museum’s revival of Beaux Arts Ball on Oct. 19. The YAM staff and board thank all who gave themselves free rein to be creative with their…

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YAM's Peterson set for Beaux Arts Ball

YAM's Peterson set for Beaux Arts Ball

YAM executive director Robyn Peterson wears an ornate dress for the Beaux Arts Ball. The ball has a tradition of unique costuming going back to mid-19th century Paris.

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New YAM exhibit 'Insomnia' honors absurdist way of looking at our world

New YAM exhibit 'Insomnia' honors absurdist way of looking at our world

New York artist Michael Zansky flew into Billings earlier this month to a surprise. The landscape coming into focus as the plane descended resembles the gouged, burnt and painted plywood that he has spent more than a decade creating.

March 29, 2013 1:15 am Photos

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Traditional mixes with contemporary in YAM's new show

Traditional mixes with contemporary in YAM's new show

Crow elder Heywood Bigday used an ancient ceremony to bless an art opening Thursday at the Yellowstone Art Museum that blends historic Montana art with contemporary works.

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YAM wraps up big night with $10,000 bid

YAM wraps up big night with $10,000 bid

Cows standing in a snowstorm ruled the night at the Yellowstone Art Museum's 44th annual art auction.

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YAM pairs with Google for doodle contest

Ever dream of getting your doodle on Google?

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Joining YAM’s ‘Wild’ ranks

Joining YAM’s ‘Wild’ ranks

Robert Royhl thinks in layers.

January 27, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Weekly Webb: Expanding the view at YAM

Weekly Webb: Expanding the view at YAM

When the Yellowstone Art Museum opened its $6.2 million expansion in 1998, the art museum was dubbed a jewel in Montana’s cultural arts landscape. At 11,000 square feet, it became the largest contemporary art museum in the state.

January 06, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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New federal courthouse will display Yellowstone Art Museum works

New federal courthouse will display Yellowstone Art Museum works

The works of Montana artists Ted Waddell and Neil Jussila will be exhibited in the new federal courthouse in downtown Billings when it opens sometime late next year.

December 30, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Robyn Peterson

Robyn Peterson

Robyn Peterson is Executive Director of the Yellowstone Art Museum.

December 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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