North Dakota Museum of Art

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The North Dakota Museum of Art (NDMOA) is the official art museum of the state of North Dakota. Located on the campus of the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the museum is a private not-for-profit institution. The building includes three exhibition galleries, a video information room, a restaurant, and a gift shop.


The museum was formed in the 1970s as the University of North Dakota Art Galleries. In 1981, the North Dakota Legislative Assembly designated the museum as the state's official art museum and the museum took on its present name. The 1907 West Gymnasium on the UND campus was remodeled and, in 1989, the 16,000-square-foot (1,500 m2) structure became the new home for the museum.


Popular exhibits from the past have included "Lewis and Clark: Rivers, Edens, Empires", "Under the Whelming Tide: The 1997 Flood of the Red River of the North", "Bugs and Such", and "The Plains of Sweet Regret".

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Coordinates: 47°55′08″N 97°04′26″W / 47.91889°N 97.07389°W / 47.91889; -97.07389