Plains Art 4 All!

Beginning on July 1st of 2017, Plains Art Museum – your art museum – will become a FREE art museum FOR YOU, and a free art museum FOR EVERYONE! To make this happen, Plains Art Museum is proud to announce the PlainsArt4All Campaign!

Classes for all including painting, drawing, and ceramics.

Register now for classes in the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity.

Beyond Order: Selections from Highpoint Editions

September 17, 2016 – January 27, 2017

Coinciding with Plains Art Museum’s Printober, a month of programming dedicated to the fine artistry of printmaking, Plains Art Museum is excited to share the major exhibition, Beyond Order: Selections from Highpoint Editions.

$100 = 800 Museums

Did you know that with a $100 or more membership you have free admission to over 800 Museums? (Including Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Institute of Art.)


Current Exhibitions

Fragile Preservation: A Tallgrass Community

Corinne Teed’s intermediate printmaking class at Minnesota State University Moorhead developed this collaborative screenprint installation as a reflection on the fragility of Tallgrass Prairie ecosystems.

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.

Recent Work from Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio

Recent Work from Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio August 3, 2016 - February 18, 2017 The Ruth and Seymour Landfield Atrium, General Exhibition Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio is one of a handful of printmaking studios around the nation located in an art museum. In its history, the Studio has hosted a national professional residency program and has been a collaboration with Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Visual Arts.

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From the Blog

Scholastic Art + Writing submission deadline is December 15!

December 5, 2016 – The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12. Starting in 2014, the Red River Valley Writing Project and the Plains Art Museum partnered to serve as the state affiliate for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The mission of the Awards is to [...]

Tickets: Holiday Sale Preview Night

November 9, 2016 – Friday, December 2 •  6 -9 PM Sneak preview event with appetizers, drinks and 10% discount on all artwork. $10 per person Stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our third annual Holiday Art Sale inside the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Featuring unique works of art in ceramic and printmaking by multiple professional and [...]

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