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BAGA hours   

Tuesday through Friday 10am-5pm


       Doug & Walter's Dog & Pony Show,                with Ned "the real artist" 

                           June 6-30, 2023

Doug & Walter's Dog & Pony Show, with Ned "the real artist" features Doug Pfliger, Walter Piehl & Ned Krouse. A fun and varied exhibit - enjoy the whimsical Pfliger dogs, the rodeo ponies of Walter Piehl and the creative ceramics of Ned Krouse. These exceptional and well-recognized artists work will only be on display through June 30th so don’t wait to visit! Once they return to their homes in Minot, Arizona and Michigan you’ll have missed a great opportunity.

Member artist is Kathleen Stromstad from Mandan.
Kathleen’s work has a wide range of subjects usually in watercolor and acrylic.

An artist's reception will be held on June 6th from 5-7 pm.

Sponsors for this exhibit include Carol & William Retterath, Kristy & Matt Hamar, Judy Lewis and Donna Zander. 

Next UP...  Artist and Muse

July 11 - 28 - This exhibit of 24 color woodcut prints by the late artist Charles Beck are from the collection of his late friend, ND poet Timothy Murphy. The exhibit is sponsored by The Rourke Museum of Art and is touring through the ND Art Gallery Association. Included are the text panels of select Murphy poems in conversation with Beck’s visual artistry.


Member artist is Alicia Leingang. She is an outdoors enthusiast, and her artwork is reflective of that. This exhibit will mainly feature landscape, florals and some abstract as well. The main medium is watercolor with some acrylic as well.

Opening reception will be held on July 11th from 5-7 pm.

Volunteers Needed!!!

Capital A'Fair will be here before we know it on August 5 & 6!  

BAGA needs volunteers to man the three pop stands during the event.  Shifts are 2 hour long and start at 10:00 a.m. both days, ending at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  There are also other opportunities to help out during the event so please call the office if you are able to help out!


Eco Dye Painting with Chelle Doll

Dates June      13 & 15          6-7:30 pm both nights  

Fee: $100 (includes most supplies)             

We all have been to a funeral or a wedding and wondered what to do with the flowers and or greenery from those memorable days.  Or maybe you have an amazing flower garden in your backyard and would love to preserve some of its beauty.  You can, with the process called Eco-dyeing.  It gives you the ability to turn those living items into a work of art or beautiful fabric for clothing, journals and more.   More information is available by clicking here.

Zentangle with Pam Vukelic

July 12 & 19          10:30 am - Noon both days

Fee: $35 (includes supplies)        

Zentangle is a meditative activity and is focused on mindful drawing.  It involves combining defined patterns to create an original work of art.  No art experience is necessary to take this class.  It’s fun and relaxing!

Printmaking with Anna Jacobson

August 19        10 am - 3 pm

Fee:  $65 (includes supplies)

Explore relief printmaking (carving into a surface) and print multiple copies of an image. Participants in this workshop will learn the fundamentals of making black and white relief prints.

This class will cover block preparation, transferring an image onto the block, carving techniques, and the printing process.  No experience necessary! Come for fun!

Creativity Enhancement Workshop with Kimble Bromley

September 30       Fee:  $35                  10-Noon           

In this exciting workshop participants:

​            *Learn to apply hypnosis to enhance creativity

*Learn strategies to overcome creativity blocks

*Learn self hypnosis

*See immediate results

​Bromley's Creativity Enhancement Workshop offers participants a unique educational experience, strategies to find those creative abilities we all possess and having a lot of fun doing it.

Artists Take Note!!!

There's still time to enter the Square Foot show.  You can pick up your canvases and entry form at the office.  Artwork isn't due until July 21st!

The December Members Show will be a themed exhibit this year - "The Artistry of Trees".  Forty-six poems have been submitted and three will be selected this month for our member visual artists to use as inspiration in creating an artwork.  The chosen poems will soon be posted on our website for you to consider.


Are you interested in becoming a member of the Bismarck Art & Galleries Association? If so, visit our Membership page to learn more about what membership has to offer.

Check out the gallery store!

Lots of new items perfect for gift giving have been added  including the book "North Dakotans Never Give Up" by Larry Aasen, necklaces by Michelle Farnsworth, wood turnings by Larry Nelson & LeRoy Boespflug, and earrings & bracelets by Gail Schadewald.  BAGA also carries Farnsworth's recent book "Are You Tiny" and children's books by Carter & Katherine Pendergast including "Pickles the Dog" and "I'm a Spinosaurus..." with their stuffed animals. 




The Bismarck Art & Galleries Association works consistently to stimulate the study and presentation of the visual arts, to encourage and expand participation and appreciation by all persons, and to preserve our regional cultural heritage.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 5PM  (or by appointment)

Saturdays  10-1 PM 

Closed  Sunday & Monday 

For Event Tickets, Member  information, and to DONATE NOW please click here


Bismarck Art & Galleries Association is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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