All Past Exhibitions

Freeman Vines: Hanging Tree Guitars

Freeman Vines: Hanging Tree Guitars

September 1 - November 27, 2022   Opening Reception is Thursday, September 1, from 5:00 - 7:00 pmHors d'oeuvres will be served.  Tim Duffy lecture October 20, 6:00 pm Tim Duffy is the founder of the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a nonprofit organization that...

Jim Dow: Twenty Years in North Dakota

Jim Dow: Twenty Years in North Dakota

April 7 - May 22, 2022   Lecture Thursday, April 21, 6 pm, followed by a reception with the artist.This event is free and open to the public. Join us on a twenty-year travel across North Dakota with Boston-based photographer Jim Dow. In 1981, the Museum...

From the Collection of Anonymous II

From the Collection of Anonymous II

February 27 - May 22, 2022   The North Dakota Museum of Art announces the opening of From the Collection of Anonymous II, ongoing gifts from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. Museum directors make lifelong friends. NDMOA’s Director Laurel Reuter has made...

Uff Da: The Folk Art of Emily Lunde

Uff Da: The Folk Art of Emily Lunde

February 26 - March 30, 2022   Touring the state of North Dakota through the Museum's Rural Arts Initiative. Emily Wilhelmina Dufke Lunde was born in northern Minnesota and, as she says, "with a handle like that you had to have a sense of humor." Laurel Reuter...

From the Collection of Anonymous

From the Collection of Anonymous

October 2021 - February 6, 2022   Museum Directors make lifelong friends. Museum Director Laurel Reuter has made many close friends in her 50-year career. One friend, who wishes to remain anonymous, has taken a particular interest in the Permanent Collection,...

Stuart Klipper: The World in a Few States

Stuart Klipper: The World in a Few States

July 18 - September 14, 2021   Reception Sunday, August 22, 2 - 4 pm Exhibition on loan from RJ and Krista Kern and is a promised gift to the Museum's collection.   I have made photographs in all 50 states; scoping out the lay of the land and the hand of man...

Carol Hepper: Remembering Friends

Carol Hepper: Remembering Friends

July 7 - July 12, 2021   The landscape of South Dakota, remote, yet beautiful, has left its mark on Carol Hepper, a native of the state. It has elicited from her an extraordinarily poetic response in the form of a body of work that unites respect for the past and...

Todd Hebert: Four Paintings

Todd Hebert: Four Paintings

July 7 - July 12, 2021 Todd Hebert received his BFA from the University of North Dakota and his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has been a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; and the Core Residency Program at the Glassell...

Brad Bachmeier: Conservation Through Clay

Brad Bachmeier: Conservation Through Clay

March 21 - May 31, 2021   The North Dakota Museum of Art will open Conservation Through Clay by Fargo-based artist Brad Bachmeier on Sunday, March 21. There will be no opening reception, but the artist will record a talk which the Museum will upload to YouTube...

ART IN ISOLATION

ART IN ISOLATION

April - October 7, 2020 We asked that you submit images of what you are doing to be creative in this time of social distancing, and you answered our call. We are honored to receive an outpouring of images coming from around the world. So far we've recieved over...

Celebrations

Celebrations

March 2020 - December 2020 A Multi-media celebration of Native American life and art pulled from the Museum’s Permanent Collection and from artists from around the country. The exhibition includes works by: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Julie Buffalohead, Rick Bartow,...

LYNNE ALLEN: CONSEQUENCES

LYNNE ALLEN: CONSEQUENCES

March 2020 - December 2020 All the matriarchs in Lynne Allen’s family were members of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in South Dakota. All were sent away to government boarding schools, to realign their cultural heritage. Allen addresses the consequences in...

Staff Favorites 2020

Staff Favorites 2020

SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM'S PERMANENT COLLECTION Armando RamosAlbert BelleveauElias SimeBarton Lidice BenesCraig LangagerGreg BlairArnold SaperConstanza RESRoss RolshovenGuillermo Srodek-HartKiki SmithAganetha DyckRobert PeluceWilliam T. WileyBartosz BedaLEFT TO...

Commissions & Collections

Commissions & Collections

October 27, 2019 - January 19, 2020 Quietly and without much fanfare the North Dakota Museum of Art has been building a permanent collection that is becoming its greatest strength. With minimal financial resources the collection has evolved out of its exhibition...

Power : Empower

Power : Empower

April 24- July 7, 2019 Who owns the power or controls it? Who has the power and can it be shifted, negotiated. Nature pitted against Humans is one of the most important power struggles of our time. Wealth against Poverty is another. People against Government....

The Museum Collects

The Museum Collects

February 10- April 7, 2019   Works from the Museum's collection. Artists included: Judy OnofrioMatthew AndersonMarley KaulDuane PenskeDavid MadzoKellyann BurnsLena McGrath WelkerRobert BradyCaroline DukesJoel StuartKiki SmithBill HartbortWilliam WileyPaula...

This Week Only 2019

This Week Only 2019

January 27 until February 2, 2019   This Week Only is the Museum’s most popular exhibition in our own region. Imagine a panoply of art from the Red River Valley and surrounding plains and woodlands; walls covered with works springing from our own place to...

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