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 International Music Camp

Held each summer at the International Peace Garden, has  become recognized as one of the leading Summer Schools of Fine Arts in both the United States and Canada. This unique international cultural center includes instruction, performance, and exhibitions in all areas of the fine arts for both students and adults. A staff of 130 internationally noted artist-teachers, guest conductors, and specialists provide the instruction and supervision of the camp program. Nearly 3,000 students from various parts of North and  South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East take part in the annual summer fine arts program. In addition to camp perfomances, a  professional performing series is offered throughout the  summer season. Winter office, (701)838-8472 (September-May) 1725 SW 11th St., Minot, ND  58701. Summer office (701) 263-4211, RR1, Box 116a, Dunseith, ND, 58329.

 Minot Public Library

Mounting displays in the lobby during normal library hours and sponsors a variety of activities for children and adults. Patrons of the Public Library is an association which encourages gifts to the library, supports development of library services and facility, sponsors a Chidren's Literature Conference, and promotes the freedom to read.  Contact Jerry Kaup, (701) 852-1045 or the Children's Library, (701) 838-0606, located at  516 2nd Ave. SW, Minot, ND 58701

Minot State University

The University Umbrella for all fine arts and humanities divisions. In addition to the activities listed elsewhere, the Humanities Division sponsors a lecture/symposium series and foreign film series. Contact Dr. Dale Elhardt, College of Arts & Sciences, 500 University Avenue W., Minot, ND 58707. Phone (701) 858-3189 or Dr. George Slanger, Humanities Division, (701) 858-3170

North Dakota Public Radio

On September 1st, 1999, Prairie Public Radio entered its  19th year of member-supported broadcasting.

As the only source of public radio programming in its coverage area,PPR provides news, public affairs and cultural programs from National Public Radio (NPR), Public Radio Internationl (PRI) and other regional production companies. PPR also has a major commitment to  providing coverage of local and regional news through Midday News and A Prairie Weekly, as well as, producing in its studios classical and jazz music program formats.

PrairiePublic.org is Prairie Public Broadcasting's site on the World Wide Web. Every month, thousands of people visit PrairiePublic.org to find a safe, interactive experience for their kids, information they can use and original features that matter to them. Offering more than 25,000 pages of information and interactive educational materials PrairiePublic.org is the premiere online destination for Prairie PublicTelevision viewers, North Dakota Public Radio listeners, and anyoneinterested in the prairie region and its people.


The Northern Plains Academy of the Arts
(a community school of Minot State University)

A community school that provides multidisciplinary instruction in the visual arts, music, literary arts, theatre and dance. Programming is for ages 18 months to senior citezens. The Academy is didicated to the philosophy that all people are gifted and deserve the opportunity to explore those gifts...to see and  create beauty from the plain and ordinary. Contact  Harold Nelson, (701) 858-3185. Mailing address: Music Division, Minot State University, 500 University Avenue W., Minot, ND 58707

Teacher Learning Center

Part of a network of ten regional centers in North Dakota designed to enrich  education resources and information exchange. Offerings for teachers materals from state and  national support agencies and workshops for teachers. Programs for students include the Young Authors Conference, the Very Special Arts program and Aerospace Education. The Minot Center is located at 1609 4th Avenue NW. Contact Vicki Campbell, director, or Deb Sisco, coordinator at at (701) 857-4467

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