“Chisels and Shavings: North Dakota Woodcarvings,” on exhibit at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, features contemporary and historic woodcarvings. A variety of carvings using different techniques are on display, including some traditional cultural styles. Featured is a puppet carved during the 1930s by one of the Flickertail Woodcarvers' founding members, Works Progress Administration artist Telle Rudser. This exhibit was produced in cooperation with the Bismarck Flickertail Woodcarvers.
"Sundogs and Sunflowers: Folklore and Folk Art of the Northern Great Plains," based on the award-winning book of the same name, will open in April at the Pembina State Museum. Twenty unique pieces of folk art, made by contemporary North Dakota artists, are paired with stories, legends, and traditions of the prairie. This unique exhibit celebrates the rich folk heritage of the northern Great Plains. This exhibit was produced by the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Admission to these exhibits is free.
The North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We strengthen the creative capacity of North Dakota for all who live or visit here: honoring our cultural traditions, empowering excellence and innovation, inspiring arts and culture opportunities for all.
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58503-0649
(701) 328-7595 (Fax)
Hours of business are:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays