Welcome to the Northwest Arts Center!

The Northwest Arts Center houses the Walter Piehl Gallery, a public reception area, and climate-controlled collections storage for the Minot State University's Permanent Art Collection and Native American Collections. Over the years the Center has enriched the artistic life of northwest North Dakota with year-round art exhibitions, a performing arts series, a public lecture series, and numerous workshops and artists-in-residence activities. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Here's what you need to know before visiting!

  • Public hours: We are open Tues-Fri, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. Are you at-risk or want to tour a group? Contact us for special appointments.
  • Any accommodations? Please contact us via email or phone before your visit to discuss your needs.
  • Check-in: Let us greet you! Check in at the front desk and sign our guestbook.

The Northwest Arts Center will educate and empower a creative and resilient community through the arts.

Public Hours: TWThF, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 1-5 p.m. and by appt. The Arts Center is closed holidays.

Northwest Arts Center, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707, 701-858-3264
nac_logo_2c_rgb.png   500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
(701) 858-3264