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Minot Holiday Showcase

Shop from more than 100 Pride of Dakota members at the Holiday Showcase! You’ll find great unique products including gourmet food, wine, art, books, jewelry, apparel, children and pet items, and more! North Dakota State Fair Center - Magic Place
2005 Burdick Expressway East

Event Date: 
11/14/2015 - 9:00am to 11/15/2015 - 4:00pm

Beau Theige Custom Guitars Exhibit

The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present Beau Theige’s Custom Guitarsin Gallery II during the month of November.  Beau’s guitars are handcrafted from everyday materials like license plates and barn wood.  An artist reception will be held at The James Friday November 13 from 7-9 pm.

Event Date: 
11/01/2015 - 9:30am


The Minot State University percussion department will host the Percussive Arts Society’s 2015 North Dakota Day of Percussion November 6, with workshops on percussion playing techniques, and a solo percussion recital by guest clinician Dr. Jeremy Johnston.


The event is targeted at percussion students grades 7 through university level, high school music teachers, and community members with an interest in percussion. All activities are free and open to the public.


Event Date: 
11/06/2015 - 9:30am

Donna Watts Inspired by Shadows exhibit at the James

The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present “Inspired by Shadows” by Artist Donna Watts, Gallery 1, October 1-30.  This exhibition is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Association with support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts. “The works of the Old Masters have always been a source of inspiration in my study and technique, and I have recently returned to using the old methods and materials of oil paint and canvas preparation”. Jon Marquand, author and abstract painter, will be featured in Gallery II at The James during the month of October. 

Event Date: 
10/01/2015 - 9:00am to 10/30/2015 - 5:00pm

“For the Love of Art"


The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present "For the Love of Art" an exhibition of artworks donated to the art center by Dr. Rex and Carole Wiederanders. The exhibit will be open to the public, free admission September 4-30. A special reception will be held Friday September 19 7-9pm. Please join us for an evening of art, refreshments, and entertainment.

Event Date: 
09/17/2015 - 9:30am to 09/30/2015 - 5:00pm

Wiederanders Collection event

Wiederanders Collection was donated to the James Memorial Art Center in Williston, to commemorate this event the James will be displaying the artwork and on Friday, Sep 11, from 7-9pm they are hosting a reception that is free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
09/11/2015 - 7:00pm

North Dakota Art Gallery Association conference

The James Memorial Art Center in Williston will be hosting the North Dakota Art Gallery Association conference this year, beginning on Sunday afternoon, September 20, going through Tuesday morning, September 22. We will finish up by noon on Tuesday so everyone can begin their journey home. Hotel rooms are reserved at the Grand Williston, 3601 2nd Ave W, 58801, phone 701.774.0241. Rates are $109/night, under the North Dakota Art Gallery Association block.

Event Date: 
09/20/2015 - 1:00pm to 09/22/2015 - 10:00am

JMAC Art Fest 2015

The JMAC Art Fest 2015 will take place Saturday, September 19th, in Recreation Park, the 400 block of 2nd Avenue West in Williston, North Dakota. The days activities will start at 11:00 AM and conclude at 4:00 PM. This is an event to celebrate art, art education, and food in a fun family friendly way! Live art auction at 1:00 PM.  Artists, artisans, crafts people and folk artists of handmade items are invited to sell their wares. Please consider demonstrating your art to show visitors how you create your work. Call us to receive information about a booth: (701)774-3601.

Event Date: 
09/19/2015 - 11:00am

Great Tomato Festival

27th Annual Great Tomato Festival social starts at 6pm, with dinner at 7pm. Gates open at 5:30, ND State Fair Center, 4H Hall. Live music by Dakota Dixie

Event Date: 
08/12/2015 - 5:30pm

Plan C: a collection of pottery by students, community members, and instructor Linda Olson

The Minot State University ceramics studio will exhibit a collection of pottery by students, community members, and instructor Linda Olson in the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery July 7 through August 6, 2015. 

The exhibit, titled “Plan C,” features work by Rachel Alfaro, Kalyn Dewitt, Austin Larsen, Sherry Locken, Tyler Loeffler, Emilie Marquardt, Roxi Mathis, Natalie Stivers, Ben Wilson, and Olson.

Event Date: 
07/09/2015 - 2:00pm to 08/06/2015 - 5:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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