PPAA members will paint on the Capitol grounds in conjunction with the Bismarck Arts and Galleries Association, Capital A’Fair event. We will paint in the area in front of the State Library and Heritage Center, which is on the east side of the Capital Mall. We plan to paint from 9:00AM to 12:00 noon each day.
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NOTE: We have moved the paint out to a different location at the WMA. Disregard the earlier posting. Directions. From the light at the North Bismarck Walmart drive 30.2 miles north on Hi Way 83. At the Junction with Hi Way 1804 [Mile Marker 121] turn left (west/south) then drive .6 miles to the gravel road that goes west, go west by the pond and you will be at the parking area. You can look for a PPAA sign at the correct turn off. We will paint from 5:30 to 8:00PM.
Artists are asked to meet by Shelter #2 (west end) of the park at 6:00PM on Wednesday. We will paint until 8:30PM. This site includes Missouri River bottoms and river views!
The Larson’s have invited us to paint on their property in south Bismarck. The home is set back in the trees on a gravel driveway. They have 7 acres of Missouri River bottom land with mature trees. The property is nicely landscaped, flowers and trees abound. Artists are welcome anytime between 9:00AM & 3:00PM. For those making a day of it, please plan to brown bag it for lunch.
From the light on Hi Way 83 at the North Bismarck Walmart drive 8.6 miles north on 83. Turn east (right) on to Cattle Drive between Mile Markers 99 & 100. Drive east until you reach Sam’s Ranch home about 1 ½ miles where we will meet at 6:00PM. We can paint the home ranch area or go to the nearby Circle C Ministries area to paint. Paint until 8:30PM.
Artist’s are invited to participate in a urban paint out at 601 N 4th St, Bismarck. Both the church and the mansion offer unique architectural features in a nice setting with mature trees! We plan to paint from 6:00PM to 8:30PM.
June 26th, 2019 Wednesday from 5:30PM to 8:00PM (closing) PPAA will have a paint out at Dakota Zoo in Sertoma Park at 602 Riverside Park Road.
The First Presbyterian Church is located at 214 East Thayer in downtown Bismarck. Artist’s can park in the church parking lot and paint anywhere around the church/street. The paint out runs from 6:00PM to 8:30PM. If you like painting city, urban/street scenes this is a good location!
Saturday June 15th PPAA will have a paint out from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at Cross Ranch State Park, 1403 River Road, Center, ND 58531. The 29th Annual Missouri River Bluegrass festival will be going on simultaneously. Artists are not required to enter the festival/stage area but can paint anywhere in the park. Directions can be found by going to the Calendar on this website.
Artists are invited to come to Medora on Tuesday. You may paint as you wish on Tuesday. We will plan to meet at 7:30PM Central Time at Boots Bar & Grill in Medora for supper and to discuss our plans for painting on Wednesday. Artists are free to paint anywhere they choose, including Theodore Roosevelt National Park. NOTE: Each person is responsible for arranging for his/her own lodging for Tuesday night. Our plan will be to paint various locations around Medora, or in the Park on Wednesday, and return home on Weds evening. We will be notifying the Badlands Art Association to invite them to paint as well.