About The YAM

The Yellowstone Art Museum (YAM) is a contemporary art museum in downtown Billings, Montana. We exhibit, interpret, collect, and preserve art, for the enrichment, education, inspiration, and enjoyment of all. The YAM is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. If you are in the area, please come visit or schedule a tour.

Welcome to the YAM

What is contemporary art?

Meet The YAM Educators

YAM Education Overview

Our vision is to provide high-quality, museum-based art education to children in Billings and the region. The YAM education team develops its own art curriculum, which is aligned with state and national art education standards. Every lesson is based on our permanent collection of artwork or current temporary exhibitions.
Education at the YAM includes touring the museum and teaching in our on-site studio as well as taking art to students in schools, after-school programs, and other educational settings. Our tours and studio teaching are grounded in Visual Thinking Strategies, an inquiry-based method designed to create
connections between students and learning in museum settings.

Carrie Goe – Nettleton, Museum Art Educator. Carrie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Montana Educator Certification. Carrie teaches art to Pre-K-12 students at the YAM and our offsite partnerships.
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Mary Serbe, Education Director. Mary has a Master of Arts in Teaching, a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Montana Educator Certification. Mary leads the education department at the YAM.
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Jennifer Parry, Education Program Coordinator. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a minor in Art History. Jennifer is the contact person for all tours and classes.
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Was the YAM originally a jail?

Learn more about YAM history here
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