The James Memorial Art Center

The James Memorial Art Center

621 1st Ave W. P.O. Box 1714 Williston, ND 58802-1714

Phone: 701-774-3601


Monday - Thursday -- 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday -- 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday -- CLOSED

For more event information:

Click the Event tab on the left of the screen


An up-to-date calendar is listed at the top of the “Facilities” page.  If you need to check available dates, click the link and view the PDF.  

The JMPS Annual Meeting will be held Sunday April 12 at 1:00pm at the James.

Free admission to the 2nd Sunday event “An Afternoon of Piano” to members who attend the meeting.

Icelandic Artist in Residence Video!

Current Exhibit

May 1-31

“Best of the Best”

Best of Show pieces from America’s 2000 Paperworks and All Media exhibits


Goro-Rapoport_Noah's Burden


The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present “Best of the Best” a selection of juried art pieces from the “America’s 2000” national exhibit. This exhibit is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Associtaion with support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts.  America’s 2000: Best of the Best is an art exhibit that features artists whose pieces were selected by a juror as Best of Show in the annual America’s 2000: All Media and Paperworks competitions over the past decade. The art exhibit includes 33 artworks by 17 artists from 16 states in the U.S.

Artists created artworks using a variety of mediums – sculpture, painting, cast paper, printmaking and photography.