Artist Franklin Ugochukwu has been selected as the Invited Artist for the 2022 North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival.
The Human Family has been awarded a Community Arts Access Grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts for the Human Rights Arts Festival.
The Fourth Annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival will open August 2 in Williston at The James Memorial Art Center.
The arts festival is a juried traveling exhibition featuring 2D, 3D, performance artists, writers, and experimental filmmakers and animators who have work relating to human rights, civil rights, or social justice issues. The work of over 60 artists is on display.
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Animated and Experimental Film Series
Experience selected animated and experimental films from the exhibition theatrically on August 24 at 7 p.m. in Minot at the historic Oak Park Theater. Free and open to the public. Masks required.
Meet artists from the festival at the Taube Museum of Art on Thursday, August 25, at 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Learn more about the artists taking part in this year’s festival via our online program. Included in the program are artists’ websites, social media links, and more.
Featuring works for sale from the exhibition. Your purchase of unique artwork supports human rights artists from around the globe.
A documentary about the 2019 North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival Artists Reception in Bismarck, North Dakota. The documentary features artists Shane Balkowtisch, Kathy Fettig, Kim Christianson, and Paul Noot.
The artist reception took place at the Bismarck Downtown Artists Cooperative on Friday, February 1 from 6-8 p.m.
Produced by Ben Smith in collaboration with Alicia Hegland and Jim Kambeitz.