Books, photography lenses, and headphones displayed behind glass with framed photographs in the background
You’ve likely seen his work for years, but you’ve never considered the man behind it. A photojournalist with the Billings Gazette, Larry Mayer has documented some of the biggest news events of the last 50 years. From the Yellowstone Fire to the Hale-Bopp Comet to the Chinese Spy Balloon, his work helped define how we look at the world.  Learn more about his process, explore his impact, and even play a flight simulator!

The Museum will be closed from Monday, May 27, 2024 through Wednesday, June 4, 2024 for updates and exhibits.

We apologize if we missed hosting you. The Photography of Larry Mayer exhibit will then continue to be open June 5, 2024 – July 27, 2024.

This is exhibit was made possible with generous support from Stockman Bank, NorthWestern Energy, Par Montana, Billings Gazette, and Mayor Bill and Anne Cole.