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Fort Buford and Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center to Host Public Program

FORT BUFORD— The public is invited to this free upcoming event at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center and Fort Buford State Historic Site.
December 13, 2015         

Event Date: 
12/13/2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm


The Northwest Art Center will host a public reception for Calgary, Alberta painter Mali Vargas Thursday, December 3 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery, Minot State University. An exhibit of Vargas’ acrylic paintings, “Fluid Nature,” has been on exhibit at the library gallery since November 4; the show closes following the reception.


Event Date: 
12/03/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Minot State University Percussion Ensemble

The Minot State University Percussion Ensemble will perform Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot State University. 


Event Date: 
11/30/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Missouri Valley Gold Exhibit Greg Walter


The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present an exhibition by Greg Walter titled "Missouri Valley Gold: Landscapes of the Missouri River Watershed". This exhibition will be open November 10-December 10, 2015. "My most recent series of paintings explores the beauty and variety of landscape found in the Missouri River Valley. The diversity of this landscape in which I live is profound, and I believe that a landscape artist such as myself could spend a lifetime exploring its subtleties without growing bored with it".

Event Date: 
11/10/2015 - 8:00am to 12/10/2015 - 5:00pm

James Memorial Art Center


The James Memorial Art Center is pleased to announce Warm-up After Light-up 2015! Our wintery wonderland is a great way to get out of the cold after a day of celebrating a Williston community tradition

Join us at the James after the parade to enjoy the Williston Strings, homemade goodies, hot chocolate, and even get your picture taken with Santa!

The event starts right after the lighting of Harmon Park, and is a great way to enjoy an evening of festivities and holiday joy!

This event is free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
11/27/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

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


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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