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Unglued Craft Fest this Friday and Saturday

Now in its sixth year, the wildly popular Unglued Craft Fest extravaganza of indie crafts and handmade goods fills up three floors of the Museum and the Center for Creativity with the region's best crafters and artisans. This annual gathering brims with creativity and wonderfully unique finds.

Craft Gala

Friday, February 26, 5 - 9 PM

Event Date: 
02/26/2016 - 5:00pm to 02/27/2016 - 4:00pm

Plains Art Museum

Ready to mix up your regular Thursday night routine?

 Come check out what's going on at your Museum on Thursday, March 3, from 7 to 9 PM.

 Thursday night is your chance to meet with friends, see what's new at the Museum, taste some delicious wines, beers, cheeses and nibblies, and enjoy music by Michael Pink.

 You can also say "hi" to Andy Maus, our new Museum Director and CEO. Andy is super excited about being back at the Plains, and can't wait to get connected to the people who care about the arts in our community.

Event Date: 
03/03/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


The WinterArts organizing committee is excited to announce ShakespeareFest, a community-wide celebration of arts, culture and all things Shakespeare, beginning January 23 with events throughout the month of February.

Event Date: 
01/23/2016 - 11:00am to 02/29/2016 - 11:00am

Opening reception of ARCHIVES

Join us this Friday, 6 - 9 pm, for the opening reception of ARCHIVES. We've chosen work from the artists' studios and the gallery's collection to present in our first salon show. Over 100 never before shown and older works (dating from 1970 - 2014) from our stable of artists and the gallery's permanent collection. Opening reception: Friday, February 12, 6 - 9 pm.  Exhibit runs through March 6, 2016.  ecce gallery, 216 Broadway N, eccegallery.com, 701.298.3223, Tues - Sat, 12 - 6 pm, Sun 12 - 5 pm.

Event Date: 
02/12/2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Recital with a Cause

Classical Musicians to Perform Because Lives Depend on it!  A charity event to benefit the mission:  Eliminate polio as a threat to children worldwide. 

Event Date: 
03/15/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Rourke Art Museum and Albino Buffalo Present

The Rourke Art Museum and Albino Buffalo Present:  Peel & Stick, February 5 to February 28, 2016.  Opening reception:  Friday, February 5, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Operator and select artist talks at 1:30 pm.

For more information consult therourke.org or call 218-236-8861

Event Date: 
02/05/2016 - 5:30pm to 02/28/2016 - 7:00pm

Dancing Chairs & Painted Feet: Creativity Unleashed exhibit

Dancing Chairs & Painted Feet: Creativity Unleashed exhibit will be on display through February 27, 2016. The Arts Center will showcase works of art created in its Art for Life program. Four monumental artworks, each 12’ x 15’, and a video of how they were created will be premiered in the gallery. A reception is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3 at 5pm and will feature dancer Margreat Sam and culinary treats from India.

Event Date: 
01/29/2016 - 3:45pm to 02/27/2016 - 5:00pm

Le Vent du Nord, Through Arts Midwest World Fest Partnership

Le Vent du Nord, Through Arts Midwest World Fest Partnership, comes to Wahpeton February 7 through 13, 2016

Event Date: 
02/07/2016 - 12:00pm to 02/13/2016 - 9:00pm

Art in Action conference

The Art in Action conference will be held in Fargo, March 7, 2016. The conference is about networking, advocating and activating the arts throughout the state of North Dakota. This one-day conference hosted by Arts North Dakota is focused on how to advocate and bolster the arts in communities large and small throughout the state. The goal: continue to build relationships and advance the role the arts play in the overall success of the state. Conference presenters include USDA Rural Development Director Ryan Taylor.

Event Date: 
03/07/2016 - 9:30am


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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