8 Ways to Enjoy North Dakota Arts and Culture
A journey across North Dakota should include these must-see art museums and cultural and heritage destinations.
Accredited fine art museum in the heart of historic downtown Fargo is home to exhibitions, The Store, performances, special events, tours, and classes. Plains Art Museum is available for receptions, meeting, and banquets. Full-service catering and AV equipment available in a brilliantly renovated, historic, yet modern art museum.
704 1st Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
The museum portrays the evolution of the buffalo through its displays and exhibits. Look for the live herd of buffalo and the rare albino buffalo, White Cloud. Visit the Prairie Winds Gift Shop for unique North Dakota gifts and buffalo related items.
500 17th St SW
Jamestown, ND 58401
Three galleries house exhibitions of regional, national and international art. The museum is also recognized nationally for its commissioning of landmark works of art anchored in the landscape, history and culture of the Northern Plains.
261 Centennial Dr, Stop 7305
Grand Forks, ND 58202
The Lillian and Coleman Taube Museum of Art, housed in a historic 1900s bank, showcases a variety of art displays in the galleries, including the Sketchbook Project; offers art classes, parties, space rentals, and a gift shop of local artists' creations.
2 Main St N
Minot, ND 58703
Newly-installed exhibits at the interpretive center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition with sound and interactive displays. The new exhibits include over 100 items from the John Fisher Collection that represent items Lewis & Clark used on the expedition, including one of only six working air rifles in the world.
2576 8th St SW
Washburn, ND 58577
North Dakota’s largest museum features four museum galleries tracing the state’s rich history from its earliest geologic formation 600 million years ago to today. Experience the beautiful museum spaces showcasing our people, landscapes, and current and future developments.
612 E Boulevard Ave
Bismarck, ND 58505
Bismarck Art & Galleries Association (BAGA) is open to the public at no charge. The main gallery features a different national, regional, or local artist each month. Exhibits engage a wide spectrum of interests. Member artists are shown in the Member Gallery ten times per year. BAGA also hosts a summer art fair known as Capital A'Fair.
422 E Front Ave
Bismarck, ND 58504
The James Memorial Art Center offers engaging monthly gallery exhibitions and community events including Art Fest - an outdoor art and vendor festival in September.
621 1st Ave W
Williston, ND 58802