13 08, 2019

2019 JFAA Annual Show Winners

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Eighty pieces of art by thirty-nine artists makes a powerful statement for the 55th Annual JFAA Art Show. Summing it up, the most notable change this year is an increase in larger sculptural pieces. There

16 12, 2018

Geometric Wonders

By | December 16th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebration, Education, Exhibition, Jamestown, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Geometric Wonders

The art of Bradford Hansen-Smith has transformed The Arts Center's gallery into a wonderful, peaceful and contemplative space. When I made arrangements with the North Dakota Museum of Art to host this exhibition I wasn't

28 06, 2018

People Loving Downtown Arts Market

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebration, Children, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Events, Family, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, Native Americans, News, North Dakota, Uncategorized|Comments Off on People Loving Downtown Arts Market

Downtown Arts Market Thursdays are getting rave reviews. People are enjoying the entertainment, supporting the vendors and participating in the activities. Its great to see all ages coming out, interacting socially and having a good

24 04, 2018

The State’s Newest Art Space

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Last week Minot State University commemorated the completion of the new Northwest Arts Center, the Walter Piehl Gallery, and the Native American Artifact Collection in the lower level of Gordon B. Olson Library. Piehl, who

14 03, 2018

Catching Up With Resident Artists

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Catching Up With Resident Artists

The Arts Center has been host to many artists over the years. Some residencies have been short but some artists have spent up to a year or more working in the Jamestown community.  Many of

6 03, 2018

Giving Artists Opportunities

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Giving Artists Opportunities

(click on title to read) I'm pleased to announce that local artist Brad Bohl's artwork will be displayed in the Governor's office. When Kim Konikow, the new director of the North Dakota Council on the Arts, asked

20 02, 2018

Canning Memories Recreated in Art

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Canning Memories Recreated in Art

Resident artist Nicole Gagner recently brought her many talents back to Jamestown. Working with elders at Ave Maria Village and the Heritage Centre, Nicole guided the elders through two activity plans she developed for the

24 01, 2018

Come Enjoy Open Mic and the New Exhibit

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(click on title to read) I want you to come to Open Mic tomorrow, January 25 at 7:00 pm and here is why... Where can you go with friends and enjoy entertainment for FREE? Many

17 01, 2018

Meet the Artist Luncheon

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet the Artist Luncheon

(click on title to read) As promised, once a month there will be the opportunity to meet one of our exhibiting artists. Our first Art Lunch is on January 31 with Emily Williams-Wheeler. This first