Hours: Monday - Friday 11 am - 3 pm • daily specials • menu changes frequently • special dining opportunities • coffee and assorted teas


The Museum Café, located in the lower level of the Museum, serves a full luncheon menu from 11 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Enjoy a relaxing lunch in the quaint space of the Museum Café. Carry out is also available. 

The menu changes frequently and includes signature sandwiches, daily soups, and a variety of fresh salads. Reservations are accepted for small or large groups and the Museum Conference Room is available for parties up to ten people.

The Museum Café is a great place for a relaxing lunch, a break from the galleries for a refreshment, or a much needed study break with our free Wi-Fi.

The North Dakota Museum of Art is a great place for large or small events. Call 701.777.5377 or email museumcafe@ndmoa.com to inquire about availability.


• Gift Certificates available

• Major credit cards accepted, cash, checks, and University of     North Dakota department billing. 

• Members receive a 10% discount at the Museum Café.

Museum Café Special: Friday


Special: Italian Chopped Salad with roasted Chicken, salami, pickled asparagus, roasted zucchini, sun dried tomatoes, chopped romaine and a creamy Italian dressing.

Soup: Mushroom Quinoa and Kale (VT,GF)





Dessert: Crème brûlée

Café Menu On-the-Go available here
call 701.777.4668 to place your order.



Catering by the Museum Café


The Museum Café caters events of all sizes, using the Museum spaces with the cathedral windows facing east and west as the perfect backdrop for any event. Choose selections for any occasion from our catering menu or let Chef Heather Schneider assist in planning the perfect menu for you and your guests.


Call between 9 am - 3 pm Monday thru Friday, 701.777.5377 or email museumcafe@ndmoa.com to inquire. Please call in advance to assure availability of your selections.


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Heather Schneider
NDMOA Executive Chef


Heather Schneider is a Grand Forks native who moved to California after graduating from Red River High School in 2000. It was here that Heather began her career in the culinary arts working in an Italian Restaurant outside of San Francisco. From there Heather moved to Portland, Maine and worked at the 555 under the award winning chef Steve Corry. Working with the best ingredients and an emphasis on French technique, the time spent at the 555 helped shape Heather into the Chef she is today. 

The culinary journey continued on to Toronto and Europe where Heather honed her skills in professional kitchens before moving back home to Grand Forks. As the new Executive Chef at the North Dakota Museum of Art, Heather is excited to share her passion for cooking through her food. Heather’s philosophy of using fresh ingredients with thoughtful preparation offers a wide variety of delicious dishes.