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Dates & Times to Remember

BAA show details

Thursday, Nov. 10

  •    7am – 5pm Hand delivered works due at Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge
    • Large works before noon, please

Friday, Nov. 11

  • Judging, NO VISITORS
  • 6 pm – 9pm Opening Reception for artists and public

Saturday ,Nov. 12

  • 10am – 4 pm Show hours
  • 11:30 am Empty Bowls fundraising event
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm Oil Painting demo by Mike Dunn

Sunday, Nov. 13

  • 10 am – 4pm Show hours
  • 4:15 pm PICK UP ENTRIES

Musicians – performance times

Friday, Nov. 11

  • 6 – 9pm Opening Reception – Michael Stevenson, piano music instructor at Dickinson High School

Saturday, Nov. 12

  • 10 am – 4 pm show hours
  • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Jason Sipma, guitar
  • 12:45 – 1:45 pm   Elaine Johnson and daughter Desiree, guitar and vocals
  • 2:00 – 2:45 pm Kristin Ridl, Lori Adolf, and Kim Renner,  Freedom Baptist worship team
  • 3:00 – 4:00 pm   Enoch Otene-Ntow,  guitar and vocals, Worship Leader, The Refuge Church

Sunday, Nov. 13

  • 10 am – 4 pm show hours
  • 11:45 am – 12:45 pm   Kim Callahan, guitar and vocals
  • 1:05 – 2:05 pm   Brian Olejnicak and Kim Renner,  guitar and vocals
  • 2:25 – 3:25 pm   Jackie Hope, piano

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This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Special thank you to the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau for their generous support.

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2016 BAA Fall Art Show Dates Announced

The Ramada Grand Dakota Ballroom will again be the site for the 46th Annual BAA Fall Show, November 11-13, 2016.
Fargo artist Michael Dunn will judge this year’s show. As an added bonus, Dunn will offer three mini workshops and demonstrations throughout the day on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Thanks to a grant from the ND Council on the Arts, Dunn will lead a one-hour watercolor workshop for elementary students and then a 1 ½ hour watercolor workshop for junior and senior high students – both on Saturday morning. Times will be announced closer to the event. A demonstration for adults will be held Saturday afternoon.

BAA 2016 Art Show Dates:
November 11-13.
Entry deadline: October 17

A new amateur division has been added for this year’s show. There will be three divisions: student, amateur, and professional.
The call for entries and entry forms for the adult divisions will be mailed in August or can be downloaded here.

Student entries will be available through art teachers at area schools.


Plein Air “Paint Out” in Conjunction with Northern Plains Ethnic Festival

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Angela Rayne, director of the Dickinson Museum Center is inviting artists to participate in a Plein Air Paint Out on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The Paint Out will be part of the Northern Plains Ethnic Foundation’s annual Festival.
This popular event, held at the 12-acre Prairie Outpost Park in Dickinson, is expected to draw 300- 500 visitors.
Locations are first come, first served. Artists are asked to be set up and ready to paint by 9:30 on Saturday, August 20th. Artists are expected to be present and painting or speaking to the public from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm that day. Conversations regarding your work, style and medium are encouraged.
Artists may distribute business cards or brochures, but small item sales would need to be coordinated with Angela Rayne.
There is no fee for artists to participate. To sign up, contact Angela Rayne by telephoning 701/456- 6225 or email her at


Mixed Media Workshop attracting teachers and artists

Registrations open to July 8

The Mixed Media Workshop will be held over four days at beautiful Assumption Abbey in Richardton, ND from Thurs, July 14 through Sunday, July 17. Classes will be held from 9 am to 4 pm Mountain Daylight Time each day.
Instructor Jennifer Stone recently taught the same workshop in McCook, Nebraska, to rave reviews.
Participants will spend two days learning to carve stamps and creating a variety of collage papers using colors and symbols that are personally meaningful. The final two days artists will spend on painting their own works, incorporating some of the collage papers and stamps that they have just created.
Register now! More details and the registration form here.