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Artists Celebrating Christ (ACC)

Artists Celebrating Christ (ACC), April 14-17, 2016.  You can view schedule by visiting following link:  http://www.ac

Event Date: 
04/14/2016 - 9:00am to 04/17/2016 - 4:00pm

Souls of Silver by Shane Balkowitcsh

Souls of Silver by Shane Balkowitcsh, February 16 – March 11, 2016 at the Gannon Gallery located in LEA Hall.  Reception will be Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

This exhibit features a series of wet plate photographic portraits by Shane Balkowitsch.  He will be demonstrating the wet plate photography process and technique during the reception.

Event Date: 
03/10/2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Choreographers' Showcase: Celebrating 10 Years


Choreographers’ Showcase, a staple of the Bismarck arts community, is celebrating ten years of innovation and versatility. In honor of this milestone, Northern Plains Dance is

restaging favorite pieces from the first nine years, highlighting the unique styles and expertise of choreographers whose work has graced the stage with cutting-edge creations for the last decade. Dance, art, and music collide to make their visions come to life once again as we commemorate the past and look forward to the future.   

Event Date: 
02/26/2016 - 7:30pm to 02/27/2016 - 9:30pm


Dakota Stage Ltd. is proud to present, NEXT TO NORMAL, a marvelous award winning dramatic musical, as the next show of its stunning 37TH season – a lively showcase that’s looking back and leaping forward.  Starring a strong and skilled cast of powerful performers and directed by DSL veteran Rusty Bender, NEXT TO NORMAL will offer audiences much food for thought and many topics of conversation.

Event Date: 
03/17/2016 - 7:30pm to 03/26/2016 - 4:00pm

Northern Plains showcase: Celebrating Dance Presents Choreographers’ 10 years of Dance

Northern Plains showcase:  Celebrating Dance Presents Choreographers’ 10 years of Dance.  The dates of event are February 26 at 7:30 pm and February 27 at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm


Belle Mehus Auditorium, 201 N 6th Street, Bismarck, ND Tickets available at www.northernplainsdance.org


Event Date: 
02/26/2016 - 7:30pm to 02/27/2016 - 9:30pm

"Wine About Art"

Do you have the urge to create but aren't sure where to start? Or perhaps you are a practicing artist already but haven't had the time to sit down and create? BDAC's Wine About Art classes allow participants to unwind and experience the joy of the creative process. Artists Paul Noot and Ali LaRock will be offering 2 classes a month for adults in the gallery. These classes teach basic techniques and processes, encourage personal expression, and are a fun way to spend an evening. All supplies are included.

Event Date: 
02/10/2016 - 6:30pm to 02/29/2016 - 8:30pm

The Art of The Art Photography

The Art of The Art Photography with artist Johnathan Campbell Wednesday, February 17th, 7:00-9:00 at BDAC $15 fee *Participates must have a camera with manual settings. Ever take a shot that was not remotely what you wanted? Always wanted to us manual settings, but found it confusing? Ever wonder what the numbers in your viewfinder mean? Then this class is for you! In this casual, two hour, hands-on introduction to photography, we will cover the following areas: ISO, F-stops ,Shutter Speed, Exposure, and Composition.


Event Date: 
02/17/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Free Public Lecture Features Double Ditch Indian Village Painting at ND Heritage Center

BISMARCK – The free lecture series, “A Vision of the Village: The Double Ditch Cyclorama,” featuring presentations about the large Double Ditch painting (cyclorama) on exhibit at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, continues on Saturday, Feb.13, at 2 p.m.

Event Date: 
02/13/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Auditions for Dakota State "Hay Fever"

Hay Fever is a fun, farcical comedy about an eccentric family with a flair for the dramatic. We are searching for 9 actors willing to work to create these bold, vivacious characters and have a great time doing it. We will be holding auditions on Sunday, March 6, 2016 by advance appointment – call or email for a time (701-258-4998, artdir@dakotastageltd.com) and to receive audition sides from the show.

Event Date: 
03/06/2016 - 9:00am


North Dakota Council on the Arts

It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.