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Art by State: North Dakota

Art by State: North Dakota

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: North Dakota

North Dakota
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

John Burke (Governor, U.S. Treasurer, Chief Justice)

Statue

Sakakawea (Explorer)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Rice (by Seth Eastman)

State Seal

painted plaster (cast from orig. stained glass by Johannes Adam Oertel)

Last Updated: November 05, 2013