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The Great Winter Crow Show

Spirit Room Galleries presents:  The Great Winter Crow Show 2016 Group Exhibit.  Exhibit will run March 3 through April 15, 2016.  Reception:  Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 5 to 10 pm.  Program will start at 7:30 pm.

Event Date: 
03/26/2016 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Fargo Film Festival

Fargo Film Festival from March 15 - 19, 2016.  A complete screening schedule for the 2016 Fargo Film Festival can now be viewed at www.fargofilmfestival.org


Event Date: 
03/15/2016 - 10:00am to 03/19/2016 - 9:00pm

The Rourke Art Museuam presents Menagerie (noun)

Menagerie (noun), 4 March – 27 March
Member Reception 4 March 6:30-8:30 pm
​Public Opening 6 March 1:00-5:00 pm with an artist talk at 2:00 pm


​1. A congress of wild and unusual creatures.

2. The location in which they are exhibited.

3. A concept of reverse anthropomorphism, where animals come to represent the urges, desires, and curiosities that make up our individual psyche, turning us each into our own personal collection of wild and unusual creatures.

​Featuring the digital paintings of Mark Elton. 


Event Date: 
03/04/2016 - 1:00pm to 03/27/2016 - 5:00pm

Rourke Art Museum presents Escape to the Loony Bin

Escape to the Loony Bin, Mackenzie Kouba, 4 March - 17 April
Member Preview 4 March 6:30-8:30 pm
Opening Reception 6 March 1:00-5:00 pm with artist talk at 2:00 pm
Escape to the Loony Bin is Satirically Social and Political Art inspired by Local and Global Subject Matter presented in Bright Colors and Patterns to whimsically deliver a sometimes Heavy Message while asking why Madness has become the New Normal.
Event Date: 
03/04/2016 - 1:00pm to 04/17/2016 - 5:00pm

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


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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