About Us

The North Dakota Art Gallery Association is a nonprofit corporation organized in 1975. Administered by a board of gallery member representatives, the Association provides professional training opportunities, while coordinating common information and services for gallery personnel and the Association members. The North Dakota Art Gallery Association recognizes and honors outstanding contemporary, folk, and traditional visual artists.

The North Dakota Art Gallery Association will:
• Organize a support network for isolated rural, as well as urban, art communities
• Foster the public's appreciation and understanding of the arts
• Coordinate and disseminate information
• Provide common services to organizations engaged in cultural activities
• Sponsor cultural performances and fine art exhibitions


NDAGA is sponsored in part with funds from the North Dakota Council on the Arts,which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. Thanks also goes to member support and the many sponsors of our traveling exhibition program.

The North Dakota Art Gallery Association's headquarters are located in the Art Department at Minot State University. To learn more about Minot State University, please visit their web site, or contact MSU at:

Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58707
Phone (701) 777-3000
Toll Free 1-800-777-0750

Thank you for your interest in our organization. Please help us to fulfill our mission by supporting our organization with your membership.

Please contact us at:
North Dakota Art Gallery Association
#2 - 11th Avenue NW
Minot, North Dakota 58703
Phone (701) 858-3242
Fax (701) 858-3894
E-mail address: ndaga@ndaga.org