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The Guide to North Dakota Art and Cultural Destinations was compiled by North Dakota Council on the Arts with the traveler in mind, providing a comprehensive listing of arts organizations, cultural centers, galleries, and artist studios that you may easily access and add to your vacation plans. Designed to take you through the different regions of the state while highlighting the various travel opportunities each region has to offer, you will find this to be a valuable tool in your cultural tour of North Dakota.

While visiting North Dakota, take in the numerous artistic and cultural activities and events. Enjoy the eclectic exhibits in one of the numerous art galleries and cultural and historical museums. Feel free to visit the varied studios open to the public and get to know local artists. Experience some of the many summer concerts in the parks; the various art shows throughout the state; the literary, theatrical, and dance performances; and so much more. Enjoy concerts of your favorite music, from country to classical. There is something for everyone to experience in North Dakota.

Wherever your travels happen to take you, we welcome you to North Dakota and to all the wonderful artistic and cultural opportunities the state has to offer! 

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North Dakota Regional Map

To view a larger map and the cities in each region, click on the map below to open the PDF file with regional links:

Map of North Dakota and the eight regions