The Internet Cat Video Festival

Thursday, September 4
The Walker Art Center created this touring show of its popular annual feline film festival, allowing thousands of people to watch it together at selected venues across the country. On  September 4, it’s coming to Fargo, presented by Plains Art Museum and The Fargo Theatre.

Central Time Centric

September 4-7, 2014

Plains Art Museum will host Central Time Centric, a landmark symposium, on September 4-7, 2014, in Fargo, N.D. Socially engaged art has gained recent momentum, though it has long roots in community arts, social and political movements, feminist art, and more. Join a distinguished group of socially committed artists and arts leaders to build a more connected network and community of practice in the Midwest.

Heart/Land: Sandra Menefee Taylor’s Vital Matters

June 12 – September 21, 2014

Plains Art Museum presents Heart/Land: Sandra Menefee Taylor’s Vital Matters as the third installment of theMothers of Invention exhibition series. A self-described “materialist,” Sandra Menefee Taylor is a visual artist with a multimedia sensibility.

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Current Exhibitions

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Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)

Chemi Rosado Seijo, El Cerro (The Hillside), 2001—Ongoing, Naranjito, Puerto Rico, Color print-outs. El Cerro is an ongoing collaborative project in which all the houses of Naranjito, a mountain village in Puerto Rico, are gradually painted green. The residents of the barrio, which is notorious for being a crime-heavy area, are fully involved in the formal aspects [...]

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Heart/Land: Sandra Menefee Taylor’s Vital Matters

Plains Art Museum presents Heart/Land: Sandra Menefee Taylor’s Vital Matters as the third installment of the Mothers of Invention exhibition series. A self-described “materialist,” Sandra Menefee Taylor is a visual artist with a multimedia sensibility. She engages with materials through sight, touch, and smell to create sculptural installations composed of found and made objects that [...]

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Sabrina Hornung: Trail Dust and Sentiment

In Trail Dust and Sentiment, Fargo-based artist Sabrina Hornung presents two bodies of work: mixed media transparencies and cyanotypes. Hornung specializes in blending traditional and alternative photography processes with drawing, painting, and collage. The artist is a native North Dakotan, and her subjects focus on the people and places of the state’s prairie landscape.
A talented colorist, [...]

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From the Blog

Internet Cat Video Festival set for Fargo on Sept. 4

August 21, 2014 – Curated, compiled and edited by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Internet Cat Video Festival is a raucous, 75-minute romp through the Internet’s finest cat video offerings. Appearing at the Fargo Theatre on Sept. 4, the Festival is presented by Plains Art Museum. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for prescreening events and the [...]

Museum programs expand for regional Native American artists

July 29, 2014 – Plains Art Museum is launching a three-year project aimed at expanding opportunities, career development, and recognition for Native American artists in the region. The project, Creativity among Native American Artists, will bring visibility to Native artists in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin through expanded exhibition, professional development, and programming opportunities at Plains Art [...]

Central Time Centric symposium set for Fargo in September

July 23, 2014 – Plains Art Museum will host Central Time Centric, a landmark symposium, on September 4-7, 2014, in Fargo, N.D. Socially engaged art has gained recent momentum, though it has long roots in community arts, social and political movements, feminist art, and more. For both artists and arts organizations, social engagement is a means to increase relevance, [...]

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