An Enlightening Visit To Ellendale

I spent several days last week at the North Dakota Art Gallery Association 2016 Annual Meeting. Each year we gather at a member gallery’s location – this year we met in Ellendale, North Dakota. Since it was nearby, I chose to make the hour drive each morning and evening. I have to say, the drive south…
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Art Park Tree Planting Celebration

The Arts Center Celebrates Arbor Day with Hansen Art Park Tree Planting September 13 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area. Fall is a great…
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Town Hall With National Endowment For The Arts Chairman

It is not often that the head of the NEA comes to North Dakota. In a Town Hall meeting tomorrow (August 24, 5:30 – 6:30 pm), Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will participate in a Town Hall, hosted by the North Dakota Council on the Arts and the Arts Partnership…
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Hansen Arts Park Update

It is with great excitement and anticipation that the creator of the Hansen Art Park’s signature sculpture arrives this week. Owen William Fritts, a sculptor from Flagstaff, Arizona will spend the upcoming weeks on-site building the Prairie Grass Ballet. The sculpture is a direct reference to the grasslands and prairies surrounding Jamestown. Large, aluminum blades of grass have…
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Calling Artists! Get Exposure!

Whether you are a professional artist or amateur there are opportunities to show your work at the Jamestown Arts Center. The Lobby area is perfect for artists who only have 6-10 works available or who just want to share a sample of their work – a preview. We call it the Member Artist Gallery but…
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