From community events to film screenings, art classes to concerts, and dances to dinners, the Emerson inspires wonder, discovery, conversation, and ingenuity for curious minds of all ages.

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Providing access to art in a courteous, inclusive, and safe setting remains at the core of our mission.

Located at 111 South Grand Avenue in Bozeman, the Emerson is a popular venue for celebrating arts and culture in southwest Montana. The Emerson offers an array of exhibitions and events that captivate audiences; features all genres of creative expression; and forges opportunities for local artists to flourish.

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Salvaged Landscapes 2022

Exhibit by Trevor Nelson Salvaged Landscapes 2022 is a photo exhibition created from the vast landscapes of often outdated or unrepairable objects left in perpetual…

Feather Light

Exhibit by Richard Parrish The "feathers" in the Feather Light exhibit are the result of an experiment in flattening glass from 9mm to 2mm thick.…

Exuberance of Color

Exhibit by Kelly Bourgeois Exuberance of Color invites the viewer to experience not only how colors influence and play with one another, but how they…

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Your support allows us to offer art education classes for all ages, showcase regional artwork, host special events, and maintain a historic building that serves as home to over 50 creative businesses and welcomes countless community-hosted films, performances, concerts, weddings and more!

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