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422 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58504

Phone: (701) 223-5986 | Fax: (701) 223-8960

© 2017 Bismarck Art & Galleries Association

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Special Events

Pop-Up Frame Sale (April 18 & 19, 2020)

Saturday, April 18 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.         Sunday, April 19 - 1-3 p.m.

Find a perfect frame for your art piece at BAGA's pop-up frame sale!  Many of these frames are still new in the original wrap and all of them are in good condition.  The majority were donated by Bev and Buck Haas.  Prices will be extremely reasonable...so artists should plan to stock up!

High School Juried Art Exhibit (April 28 - May 15, 2020)

This art exhibit features juried selections from Bismarck Area High Schools.  Bismarck High, Century, Dakota Adventist Academy, Legacy, Mandan, St. Mary's Central, Shiloh and South Central are invited to participate.  Jurist will be Mandan artist Gretchen Bederman.  An opening reception and awards presentation will be held April 28 from 5-6:30pm.

To Be Hung Over Art Show (May 19-23, 2020)

This sale is a unique opportunity for those with original art, to re-market those pieces. If you have art on your wall or in your closet that no longer suits you or was bought on a whim this is an excellent opportunity for you to sell those pieces. To participate in this sale you must register with BAGA by May 9, 2020. 
- Hung Over Art Show Registration Form


For Art's Sake Flea Market    May 29, noon-5 pm & May 30, 9 am - 5 pm (or until sold out)

Come shop for treasures that have been donated to the gallery - no clothes are included in this sale.  Call the gallery to arrange for any donation pick-up or delivery.  223-5986


Summer Soiree    Tuesday, July 14, 6-8:30 pm  

Join us for our summer fundraiser at Site360 on the rooftop of First Western Bank.  Lady J's will cater a fun meal in this beautiful outdoor venue.  Enjoy music, live and silent auctions - featured items will be listed closer to the event, and an evening of fun!  Seating is limited.  

BAGA Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament (July TBA)
Includes beach volleyball tournament (recreational and competitive divisions, music, and concessions. Free admission.

Capital A'Fair (August 1 & 2, 2020)

Capital A'Fair is one of the areas largest summer art fair. It features over 130 artisans from across the country and attracts thousands of local and regional visitors. Music, great food, performing arts groups and children's activities contribute to the festive mood. The fair is located at the beautiful Capitol grounds of North Dakota. 
- Artist Application
- Food Vendor Application 


Annual Square Foot Show    August 4-28, 2020

Show is open to all artists 18 and older. Canvases are 12" x 12" are are obtained through BAGA to ensure consistency. Artists may have 2 entries in any media that can be applied to canvas. All artwork will be priced by BAGA at $150. For more information, contact BAGA at 701-223-5986. 
- Square Foot Show Prospectus and entry form

- Pay Online (please note you do not need to login to pay online, simply click "Donate Now")

The Fall Art Exhibition   October 6-23, 2020

The Fall Art Exhibition is a regional exhibit open to all artists 18 years old and older.  The  purpose of this exhibit is to provide an annual opportunity for artists to show, share and sell their artwork.   Opening reception October 6, 5-8 p.m.
- Entry Form

Festival of the Arts    Thursday, November 19, 2020

Enjoy a silent and live auction, dinner with wine and dance with live music the Radisson Inn, Bismarck.   Tickets $65.00 each or Table of 8 is $520 available online or at the gallery

- Purchase tickets online (please note you do not need to login to pay online, simply click "Donate Now")

Member's Annual Show   December 1-19, 2020

Show is open to all paid BAGA member artists.  There is no entry fee.  All exhibited art is cash and carry.  For entry form click here.

Cookie Walk    December 12, 2020  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (or until cookies are gone!)

Do all your holiday baking at BAGA's annual cookie walk. Cookies and holiday goodies are sold individually and by the pound.