Minot State University begins construction on relocating Northwest Art Center

Minot State University commenced work on relocating the privately-funded Northwest Art Center.

The Northwest Art Center, a $1.4 million project, will be a 6,700 square foot area and will feature a:

  • Venue for MSU students and faculty shows and exhibits
  • Venue for loans of artwork and touring exhibits
  • Climate-controlled exhibit and storage space – only one in Northwestern N.D.
  • Dedicated space to display works by MSU professor and nationally known expressionistic artist Walter Piehl
  • Permanent display space for MSU’s premier Native American collection and other MSU collections

The Center anticipates a grand opening by Christmas.


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Published: 06/26/17   

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