Northwest Art Center

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The Northwest Arts Center is a nonprofit arts center operating on the campus of Minot State University. The center houses the Walter Piehl Gallery, a public reception area and climate-controlled collections storage for Minot State University's permanent art collection and Native American collections.

Over the years, the center has enriched the artistic life of northwest North Dakota with year-round art exhibitions, a performing arts series, a public lecture series and numerous workshops and artists-in-residence activities.

Programming of the Northwest Arts Center is supported by entry fees from its juried competitions, grants, student activity fees, memberships and private donations. All exhibits are free and open to the public. 

Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Top Features
  • Free Admission
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Self-Guided Tours
All Features
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Open Year 'Round
Cost of Admission
  • Free Admission
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Also open by appointment.