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Beautiful Badlands ND

Beautiful Badlands ND

Location: The James Memorial Art Center 

Date: July 5th - 28th 

          Reception: Friday, July 7th 

Time: Monday- Thursday: 9:00 am-2:00 pm​

           Friday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

           Reception: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Event Date: 
07/05/2017 - 9:00am to 07/28/2017 - 5:00pm

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom: Floral Arrangements Inspired by Art 

Location: Bismarck Downtown Artist Co-op

Date: July 7th - 29th 

Time: Thursday: Noon - 8:00 pm

            Friday: Noon - 6:00 pm 

            Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Event Date: 
07/07/2017 - 12:00pm to 07/29/2017 - 4:00pm

Watermelon and Music

Watermelon and American Folk Songs


Location: The Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Event Date: 
07/04/2017 - 10:00am

Flag Day Events

Flag Day Events 

This event is free and open to the public. Activities are geared toward children, but all ages are welcome. Outdoor activities planned include pinwheel making, story time, music, and ice cream. After pinwheels have been created and decorated, a small parade will take place around the block. Children may bring drums, kazoos, or other instruments for the parade. The event will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather. Summer hours at the 

Location: The Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site 

Event Date: 
06/14/2017 - 1:00pm

Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour

Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour 

Location: Downtown Bismarck 

Dates: Sundays in June - August

Time: 4:00p.m.



Event Date: 
06/11/2017 - 4:00pm to 08/27/2017 - 4:00pm

The Lion King

Dance Worx Presents The Lion King

Location: The Belle Mehus 

Date: Saturday, June 10th & Sunday, June 11th 

Time: June 10th: 2:00p.m. & 7:00p.m.

           June 11th: 2:00p.m.

Event Date: 
06/10/2017 - 2:00pm to 06/11/2017 - 2:00pm

6th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk

6th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk 

Location: Downtown Bismarck 

Date: Thursday, June 15th 

Time: 4:30p.m.

Event Date: 
06/15/2017 - 4:30pm

The Flock Returns

The Flock Returns Featuring Art that uses Birds as Subject Matter 

Location: Bismarck Downtown Artist Co-op

Date: June 2nd - 24th 

Time: Noon - 8:00p.m. Thursday

           Noon - 6:00p.m. Friday

           11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Saturday

Event Date: 
06/02/2017 - 12:00pm to 06/24/2017 - 4:00pm

The New York Kammermusiker Winds of Change Tour

The New York Kammermusiker 11th Anniversary North Dakota Winds of Change Concert Tour

Event Date: 
06/24/2017 - 11:00am to 07/01/2017 - 4:00pm

Lili Stewart & Graham Mclaughlin: Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Reception

Lili Stewart & Graham Mclaughlin: BAGA: Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation  Reception

Location: Bismarck Art and Gallery

Date: Exhibit: May 30th - June 23rd 

          Reception: Friday, June 2nd 

Time: Reception: 5:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. 

Event Date: 
05/30/2017 - 5:00pm to 06/23/2017 - 7:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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