Our dedication to the artists who find inspiration under the big sky is apparent just by strolling the main streets of our vibrant communities any day of the week, but when you attend a downtown art walk you experience this commitment first-hand. Local businesses and art galleries host monthly gallery nights with artist openings and receptions.
Residents, visitors and art enthusiasts chat with artists and gallery owners over hors d’oeuvres, wine and some of the finest artwork in the Rocky Mountain West.
Venture out to the Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail for a unique art-walk experience. Set against the backdrop of the Beartooth Mountains, this 12,000-acre working sheep and cattle ranch exhibits large-scale, outdoor sculptures. Bike, hike or take a van tour led by the art center’s staff. Tippet Rise also hosts classical chamber music and recitals on its property.
In Bozeman, the art walks generally run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m on the second Friday of the month in June through September. Bozeman also hosts a special winter art walk in December along Main Street and at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture.
In Red Lodge, art walks take place on First Fridays, generally starting in May. Take a stroll down Broadway Avenue and be sure to stop by some of the great galleries located in this charming mountain town.
In Livingston, be sure to check out the Livingston Center for Art and Culture as well as the number of local art galleries in town. For over 15 years, the mission of the Livingston Center for Art and Culture has worked to spark new ways of seeing and thinking through the experience of art and culture.
Many of the bustling communities in Yellowstone Country have talented local artists with work ready to be seen by visitors. Discover artist guilds, art galleries and more.