Emerging Visions: Call for Artists!

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015
Open to Native artists living in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

40 Greatest Hits: Celebrating the Museum’s Permanent Collection

As Plains Art Museum prepares for a year-long celebration of our 40th anniversary starting in Fall 2015, we open this summer with 40 Greatest Hits, a new permanent collection exhibition. We invite you to enjoy these 40 artistic highlights from the Museum’s collection, which now includes nearly 4,000 objects.

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Current Exhibitions

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Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio Artist-in-Residence Survey

In celebration of Plains Art Museum’s 40th anniversary, the Museum presents this dynamic survey of prints from the Artist-in-Residence Program at the Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio, which is in the southwest corner of the Museum’s third floor. A true gem, the Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio is one of a handful of printmaking studios around the […]

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40 Greatest Hits: Celebrating the Museum’s Permanent Collection

As Plains Art Museum prepares for a year-long celebration of our 40th anniversary starting in Fall 2015, we open this summer with 40 Greatest Hits, a new permanent collection exhibition. We invite you to enjoy these 40 artistic highlights from the Museum’s collection, which now includes nearly 4,000 objects.
40 Greatest Hits is a wonderfully eclectic […]

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S.P.A.C.E. Sculpture 2015-17

Untitled (Hummingbird), 2014–15, installed May 2015, Painted steel with tope and Plexiglas
Untitled (Hummingbird) is the latest installment of S.P.A.C.E. (Sculpture Pad Art Collaborative Experiment), a public art initiative co-organized by Plains Art Museum and the art departments at Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University. In this series, students create models […]

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From the Blog

Plains Art Museum opening Picasso and Star Wallowing Bull shows on October 3

September 2, 2015 – Plains Art Museum proudly opens its 40th anniversary season with a special reception October 3 featuring two shows. Picasso: Passion for Clay features 40 dazzling ceramics Pablo Picasso made at the famed Madoura Pottery Studio in Southern France. The artworks in this touring exhibition are from the private collection of Martin Rosenbaum, a world-renowned expert on [...]

Plains Art Museum invites Native artists to enter Emerging Visions

August 28, 2015 – Plains Art Museum invites emerging visual artists living in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin to submit works for Emerging Visions, its first juried exhibition of contemporary Native American art in the region. Submission guidelines are available at bit.ly/evisions. Entries are due September 30, 2015, and the selection process will be done through a blind [...]

Fall events – We’re turning 40 and bringing Picasso to town!

August 25, 2015 – Plains Art Museum marks a milestone anniversary of 40 years since incorporating in 1975 as a nonprofit art museum with a new season featuring Picasso, Star Wallowing Bull and the Internet Cat Video Festival.  Upcoming events for September and October include the following: FMVA Studio Crawl Preview: Spotlight on Crawl Founders Exhibition runs from September 12 – [...]

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