Tuesday, May 3
GIVE where you LIVE! The Emerson is participating in this 24-hour online giving day supporting non-profits in the Gallatin Valley, and we invite you to be a part of it. From midnight to midnight on May 3, visit to make your online donation to the Emerson!

Stop by and visit us at one of our live donor lounges on May 3! We'll be in the Emerson lobby from 9–11am and at the Rocking R Bar from 11am–6pm with fun giveaways and awesome raffle prizes – all for GIVING BIG to the Emerson!


Friday, May 13
5:00 – 8:00pm
Celebrate Spring and check out what's new at the Emerson at our annual Open House & Birthday Celebration on May 13. Enjoy live music and refreshments while you view our exhibits, visit with the tenants throughout the building, and shop in Galleria Hall. We encourage kids and adults of all ages to come help us celebrate our 23rd birthday!


Wednesdays, July 6 – August 17
11:30am – 1:30pm
A summertime tradition, this community event features live music, local food vendors, and kids' activities. Spend your Wednesday lunch hours listening to live music and soaking up the sun on the Emerson's west lawn.

If you are interested in being a sponsor, please call (406) 587-9797 x 100 or email


June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, and December 9
6:00 – 8:00pm
The Downtown Bozeman Association, Downtown Bozeman art galleries and retailers, and the Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture are proud to present this summer’s Downtown Bozeman Art Walks. The Art Walks occur on the 2nd Friday of the month, June through September and again for our “Winter” Art Walk in December from 6:00 - 8:00pm in Downtown Bozeman. Call the Emerson at (406) 587-9797 for further information.


Saturday, July 16
Get ready for some FUN competition! Bringing the game of foosball to life, the Emerson hosts a tournament-style game of foosball for all community members and businesses to take part in for a fun day of friendly competition. Register your team to play or become a sponsor for this exciting, new event!

If you are interested in being a sponsor, please call (406) 587-9797 x 100 or email


July 29 – 30
This popular tour, now in its 19th year, is a major fundraiser for Emerson programs, showcasing unique horticulture and home décor locations throughout the Gallatin Valley. Tickets on sale July 16 at the Emerson, Cashman Nursery, Heyday, and Owenhouse (both locations.)

If you are interested in being a host, volunteer, artist or sponsor, please call (406) 587-9797 x 104 or email


October 2016
Art lovers and Emerson lovers crowd the Ballroom for a festive and light-hearted night of socializing and entertainment. A great opportunity to learn what the Emerson is all about.


November 2016
Give the gift of art! Please join us for this Annual Holiday Bazaar in the Emerson Ballroom from 10:00am – 5:00pm. The Emerson’s Holiday Bazaar is a celebration of local and regional artists. This show is a fundraiser for the historic Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture in downtown Bozeman. Exhibitors display original fine art and distinctive crafts. There will be fine art, sculpture, photography, jewelry, decorative items, and much more! Bring the family and find that unique gift for the holiday season.

For additional information, please email the or call (406) 587-9797.


December 2016
Emerson Events: 12:30 – 4:15pm
Downtown Stroll: 4:30 – 7:30pm
The Emerson is a proud sponsor of Bozeman's biggest and most beloved winter festival – complete with fun holiday events and activities for the whole family. The festivities begin at the Emerson! Each year, the Emerson hosts gingerbread house making, and live musical and arts performances. All free and open to the public. Where else would Santa begin making his rounds than the Emerson? Come see Santa light our GIANT tree outside (over 2,000 lights!) before he leads the parade from the Emerson to downtown. Welcome the holiday season with a full day of kid-friendly activities and family merriment.

For questions and information call the Emerson office at (406) 587-9797 or email


January 2017
This is the Emerson’s largest fundraising gala of the year! Join us for an evening filled with entertainment, quick draw artists, fine dining, live and silent auctions.