The Arts Center is operated by the Jamestown Fine Arts Association, which has been promoting the arts in the Jamestown, North Dakota area for over 30 years.
The Center was renovated in 1981 and features a 2000 ft2 exhibition gallery, a 400 ft2 stage, and three classroom spaces. One classroom is dedicated to ceramics and kiln operation.
The stage is utilized year round for theatrical, musical and dance performances.
The Arts Center is a spot for local artists to share their talents as well as performance and exhibition location for artists from around the world to show their talents to the Jamestown community.
Jamestown Fine Arts Association also operates the Ila & J.A. Kirkpatrick Gallery at the Frontier Village in Jamestown. The gallery is open each summer and is operated by The Artisans, a volunteer artists group.
Jamestown Fine Arts Association receives some funding from the North Dakota Council on the Arts and other grant sources. However, cash donations, volunteer support, product donations, and membership are essential to the success of all activities