Fort Buford & Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center Upcoming Events

Williston, ND - The public is invited to these upcoming events at Fort Buford and the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston. All events are free and open to the public. All times are Central time.

Aug. 20: “Plein Air on the Prairie,” Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, 12-2 p.m. Bring your art supplies and join members of the Williston Area Visual Artists for Plein Air painting.

Aug. 27: History and Nature Lecture Series, Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, 2 p.m. Join artist and art history enthusiast Jessica Newman, Long X Arts Foundation, for “Artist George Catlin and the Visual History of Tribal Cultures”. Learn how Catlin invented his own genre and himself as a “new kind of artist”, one that cemented his reign as the premier visual chronicler of Native American life and culture.

For more information, contact Yvette Bachmeier or Calvin Henderson at 701-572-9034. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is part of Fort Buford State Historic Site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Fort Buford is open daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 4. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.nd.gov/events.

 

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