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2nd Annual Holiday Open House

2nd Annual Holiday Open House 

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Open House! It’s the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and start your holiday shopping.
Among the twinkling lights, Christmas trees, and snowflakes you can listen to Christmas music while enjoying food and drinks. 

Location: Stella's 

Date: Friday, November 3rd - Saturday, November 4th 

Time: 4:00pm 

Event Date: 
11/03/2017 - 4:00pm

State of the Downtown 2017

State of the Downtown 2017

Downtown Business Association members and our local partners are invited to the State of the Downtown 2017 event. Downtown Bismarck's revitalization continues to highlight Bismarck as a growing destination community. Learn about Downtown projects and initiatives, successes of the past year, upcoming news, and a first look at our 2018 Downtown Partnership program. The June & Jim Thompson Downtown Leadership and Volunteer of the Year awards will also be presented at the 2017 State of the Downtown.

Event Date: 
11/14/2017 - 7:30am

James Skinner & Community Art Collection: Reception

Gallery Reception for James Skinner & Community Art Collection

join us for a public reception featuring the works of Williston’s own James Skinner as well as a very unique exhibit entitled “Community Art Collection”. Local art patrons Ardis Jacobson, Adrienne Stepanek and LaVonne Hartel have agreed to share beautiful works of art they have collected over the years with the community. With this unique show and Mr. Skinners eloquent paintings and drawings, this artist reception is one not to miss!​

Event Date: 
11/03/2017 - 7:00pm

Stand up Comedy with Rio Hillman

Stand up Comedy with Rio Hillman

Event Date: 
10/20/2017 - 8:00pm to 10/21/2017 - 8:00pm

Comedy Night

Comedy Night at Sixteen03

A night of professional stand up comedy.

Location: Sixteen03 Main Events 

Date: Friday, October 20th 

Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm 

Event Date: 
10/20/2017 - 8:00pm

A Night of Edgar Allan Poe Readings

A Night of Edgar Allan Poe Readings

Join us for a night of literary horror and macabre delight! Bring your favorite Poe poem or short story or choose from our selection.  Perform or simply listen and enjoy the works of one of America’s greatest storytellers!  

Location: James Memorial Art Center

Date: Friday, October 27th 

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

Event Date: 
10/27/2017 - 7:00pm

Quilting a New Story Exhibit

Quilting a New Story: by Marty Odermann-Gardner

Location: DSU: Minds's Eye Art Gallery 

Date: Wednesday, October 4th - Monday, October 30th 

           Artist Reception: Sunday, October 29th 

Time: Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

​          Reception: 3:00pm - 5:00pm 

Event Date: 
10/04/2017 - 8:00am to 10/30/2017 - 6:00pm

Biennial BSC Alumni Art Exhibition

Biennial BSC Alumni Art Exhibition

This exhibition features paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography all created by Bismarck State college & Bismarck Junior College Alumni.

Location: LEA Building: Gannon Gallery

Date: Tuesday, October 3rd - Friday, October 27th 

           Reception: Wednesday, October 18th 

Time: Gallery hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm

​                                     Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Event Date: 
10/03/2017 - 9:00am to 10/27/2017 - 8:00pm

Spanish Song and Dance

Spanish Song and Dance

Event Date: 
10/15/2017 - 2:00pm

Out Loud at the James

Out Loud at the James

Calling all acoustic musicians, poets, comedians and storytellers! This night is for you! Bring your poems, songs and jokes and share with a welcoming crowd of your neighbors and friends. Whether performing or simply enjoying the “coffee house” like atmosphere, we welcome you to be a part of our first open mic night!

Location: The James Memorial Art Center

Date: Friday, November 17th 

Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm 

Event Date: 
11/17/2017 - 8:00pm

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North Dakota Council on the Arts

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