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ND photograph receives world recognition

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A photograph from the North Dakota Museum of Art’s “Songs for Spirit Lake” exhibition recently received a World Press Photo award, gaining worldwide recognition.
Photographer Rena Effendi, one of six artists commissioned for th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Autumn Art Auction comes to North Dakota Museum of Art

October 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Alana Bergstrom is an artist, one who says that painting helped release crippling anxiety she suffered during a deployment to Afghanistan. One of her paintings will be among the 52 art pieces offered for sale Oct. 20 at Autumn Art Auction at the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

‘The Science of Art’ coming to N.D. Museum of Art

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A one-day symposium on The Science of Art will be Sept. 11 at the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition by the Oakes Twins. Continue Reading

She Keeps Bees wraps up museum concert series

August 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Brooklyn-based She Keeps Bees will play at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the final show in the Concerts in the Garden series outside the North Dakota Museum of Art on the UND campus. Continue Reading

Museum places paintings in Grand Forks airport terminal

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks has placed two large circular paintings, landscapes of farmland as seen from the air, in the Byron L. Dorgan Terminal at Grand Forks International Airport. Continue Reading

Whitmore returns for the Concerts in the Garden

July 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Singer/songwriter William Elliott Whitmore will make an encore performance Tuesday night during third concert of the North Dakota Museum of Art concert series held in the museum sculpture garden on the UND campus. Continue Reading

North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks shares work from its own collection

July 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Museum of Art will spend the summer showing off works from its own collection, from Barton Benes’ collection of 1997 flood relics, to 14 rows of 350 small memorial pictures from “The Disappeared,” a 2005 exhibit that later toured the U.S. and South America and earned praise from the New York Times. Continue Reading

Benes gift to NDMOA may require expanding museum

July 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As he promised, the late New York City artist Barton Benes has left the contents of his Greenwich Village apartment and his extensive and valuable art collection to the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Concerts in the Garden begin Tuesday night in Grand Forks

June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Museum of Art’s sixth annual Concerts in the Garden series will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday with a performance by Minneapolis artist Dessa and opening act The Sob Sisters in the museum sculpture garden on the UND campus. Continue Reading

Seventh annual ArtSee coming up Thursday in GF

May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

ArtSee, an entertaining and artful evening and a showcase for regional art and artists, will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks. Continue Reading