Northwest Arts Center

Welcome to the Northwest Arts Center!

Minot State’s Be Well initiative has the University on track to return to our traditional classroom experience in the Fall 2021. As of May 18, 2021, MSU is not requiring masks on campus, but encourages individuals who are not fully vaccinated or are deemed vulnerable by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to continue to wear masks.

Fall hours for the NAC are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 1 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call ahead of your visit if you have any questions. We can't wait to see you!

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 a.m. to 5 p.m. Are you at-risk or want to tour a group? Contact us for special appointments.
  • Masks: Masks are strongly encouraged but not required. #Bewell
  • Physical distancing: Friends maintain a six-foot distance between others whenever possible.
  • Check-in: Let us greet you! Check in at the front desk and sign our guestbook.
  • Sanitize those hands: Friends keep their hands clean. Hand sanitizer located at the front desk.
  • Navigation: Keeping in mind your safety, look out for directional signage located throughout the galleries.

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The Northwest Arts Center will encourage and promote artistic and multi-cultural expression with education and outreach through an interdisciplinary regional arts center.

Summer Hours: TWThF, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday by appointment. 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