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YAM at 50: Renowned former Montana artist Russell Chatham paints light on the land

YAM at 50: Renowned former Montana artist Russell Chatham paints light on the land

Athin strip of light in Russell Chatham’s work “Fall Twilight” drew 20 fourth-graders to the large oil painting last week at the Yellowstone Art Museum.

December 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lame Deer students perform with members of the Silk Road Ensemble Sunday at YAM

Lame Deer students perform with members of the Silk Road Ensemble Sunday at YAM

The last time the Morning Star Marimba Band from Lame Deer Junior High performed in public, the crowd held just a few more dignitaries than the ones gathered Sunday at the Yellowstone Art Museum.

December 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Entrepreneurs: After job loss, lifelong hobby turns into new business

Entrepreneurs: After job loss, lifelong hobby turns into new business

At about the same time Kevin Woods had his customer service job outsourced to another country, he realized he had a house full of Lego bricks and Minifigs.

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Feature photo: Winterfair

Feature photo: Winterfair

People look at paintings and cards by Wyoming artist Sonja Caywood in her booth at Winterfair at the Yellowstone Art Museum on Saturday.

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Yellowstone Art Museum turns 50

Yellowstone Art Museum turns 50

The former Yellowstone Art Center opened in October 1964 in a building that formerly housed the Yellowstone County Jail. As the Yellowstone Art Museum marks its 50th anniversary, the Billings Gazette is collaborating with the YAM to spotlight art in the museum’s permanent collection over the…

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YAM at 50: Tough Montana rancher led double-life as modernist painter

YAM at 50: Tough Montana rancher led double-life as modernist painter

Her eyes were piercing and her hands were weathered from standing in the freezing cold to paint or feed cattle.

December 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Best Bets: Free day at the YAM; Guitarmageddon

Casey’s pick

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YAM opens new exhibit 'Radiance'

“Radiance: Art from the Michael Ovitz Family Collection” opened Tuesday at the Yellowstone Art Museum.

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YAM at 50: Ted Waddell redefines label of 'Western artist'

YAM at 50: Ted Waddell redefines label of 'Western artist'

Ted Waddell will tell you that for many years his cattle paid for his art. When the situation flipped and his raw paintings began to pay for feeding his cattle, it never changed Waddell.

November 17, 2014 1:30 am Photos

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YAM's 50th anniversary gala on tap Friday

The Yellowstone Art Museum, the oldest contemporary art museum in Montana, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a gala on Nov. 7 at the downtown Billings museum.

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YAM at 50: Butterfield has become one of Montana's most important artists

YAM at 50: Butterfield has become one of Montana's most important artists

Internationally acclaimed artist Deborah Butterfield has done more to bring attention to art in Montana than any other Montana artist since C.M. Russell.

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Best Bets: Sallie Ford; Haunted YAM

Jaci's pick

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High Plains BookFest winners announced

High Plains BookFest winners announced

Former Missoulian reporter Gwen Florio said it took her 20 years from the time she first published a short story to publish her first novel.

October 25, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

The late Grass Range artist Bill Stockton called himself a lone wolf in a 1970s interview because he hadn’t read an art magazine in 15 years and “had nothing to do with the art world.”

October 20, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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YAM seeks info on damage to giant Lego sign

YAM seeks info on damage to giant Lego sign

The staff at the Yellowstone Art Museum is seeking help identifying four vandals who damaged the giant Lego sign Monday night that was promoting “The Art of the Brick” exhibit.

October 15, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

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Power outage affects some downtown businesses

Four downtown Billings businesses were without power for about an hour Saturday night when a wind storm blew through the area, creating gusts up to 53 mph.

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YAM at 50: Molt artist lets art speak for the land

YAM at 50: Molt artist lets art speak for the land

Molt artist Tracy Linder’s home and studio are six miles from the nearest paved road, and a passing vehicle is a rarity.

October 06, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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YAM plays host Saturday to advance screening of PBS art documentary series

The Yellowstone Art Museum will screen several episodes from ART21 Access ‘14 as part of Educator’s Free Day at the museum.

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Artist uses humor, bead work to express cultural identify

Artist uses humor, bead work to express cultural identify

Former Montana artist Molly Murphy-Adams once described humor as tragedy survived.

September 22, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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New YAM exhibit features works by Picasso, other 20th-century masters

New YAM exhibit features works by Picasso, other 20th-century masters

“Forward Facing: A look at Portraits by Twentieth-Century Masters” opens Monday, Sept. 22 at the Yellowstone Art Museum.

September 16, 2014 11:14 am Photos

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