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NDCA announces FY23 Individual Artist Fellowship recipients

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 03:30 pm

Categories: Press Releases

Head and shoulders framed photos of Efrain Amaya and Michael WittgrafNorth Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA) has awarded two artist fellowships, each in the amount of $5,000. The Individual Artist Fellowship recipients in Music are Efrain Amaya of Minot, and Michael Wittgraf of Grand Forks.


Prairie Arts June 2022

Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 09:30 am

Categories: Prairie Arts Monthly e-Newsletter

E-Prairie Arts June 2022 NewsletterCheck out NDCA's Prairie Arts June 2022 newsletter for the latest in statewide and national arts-related news. You will find an article about ND's ONLY trombone choir, along with a variety of opportunities available to artists and arts organizations across North Dakota! 


North Dakota’s ONLY Trombone Choir performs new works by ND composer

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Featured Stories

7 men and 1 women in all black, holding trombones, standing on UND CampusIn the spring of 2022, University of North Dakota (UND) Teaching Assistant Professor, Author and Composer Dr. Chris Gable wrote an eight-part composition for the North Dakota Trombone Choir called Alarum Within. The project was meant to portray the negative impact on society caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

By Rhea C. Beto


NDCA announces Board of Directors meeting

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 02:25 pm

Categories: Press Releases

Prairie Arts May 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 01:30 pm

Categories: Prairie Arts Monthly e-Newsletter

Check out NDCA's Prairie Arts May 2022 newsletter for the latest in statewide and national arts-related news, along with a variety of opportunities available to artists and arts organizations across North Dakota! 


Wayne Beyer retires leaving strong legacy for art community

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:00 am

Categories: Featured Stories

Wayne Beyer wearing glasses, grey hair, smiling, sitting on a chair with white bulldog on his lapAfter 42 years of service, Wayne Beyer is retiring from Director of Wahpeton Park and Rec. To explain the strong connection he experienced with the art world, Wayne wrote, "Parks and recreation is very diversified and art has been a great way to offer many unique opportunities."


NDCA announces request for proposals for placemaking in Region 1

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 03:00 pm

Categories: Press Releases

7 columns of colorful stacked rocks create sculpture in rural Nevada called Magic Mountains by Ugo RondinoneNorth Dakota Council on the Arts announces request for proposals for placemaking in Region 1.


Protect and preserve ND Ukrainian culture and heritage

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 09:00 am

Categories: Featured Stories

Psyanky - Ukrainian Easter EggsAround 10,000 Ukrainians immigrated to North Dakota between 1896 and 1899, according to a 1984 book by Francie Berg called “Ethnic Heritage in North Dakota.” The timing is significant because North Dakota had just become a state in 1889. Ergo, Ukrainian culture began intertwining with North Dakota heritage during the first few years of statehood.

By Rhea C. Beto


Prairie Arts April 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 09:00 am

Categories: Prairie Arts Monthly e-Newsletter

NDCA Prairie Arts April 2022 NewsletterCheck out NDCA's Prairie Arts April 2022 newsletter for the latest in statewide and national arts-related news, including an article about the history of Ukrainian culture in North Dakota and how community members are working to preserve the unique heritage in the state.