Giving Hearts Day 2016: Donate Now!

On Giving Hearts Day, your donation of $10 or more to Plains Art Museum is magnified by match funding from Marjorie Schlossman providing $5,000 if we raise at least that amount or more!


Current Exhibitions

Amber Parsons: Habitat for a Conversation

Amber Parson’s Habitat for a Conversation is the latest installment of Art = Food, a series of site-specific installations in the café of Plains Art Museum. Parsons is of German-Russian heritage and believes eating is a firm pillar in her culture. In her installation Habitat for a Conversation, Parsons emphasizes how the dining table serves

Art on the Plains XII

Art on the Plains is Plains Art Museum’s signature juried exhibition for contemporary art in the region, presenting a survey of media and styles and identifying emerging and mature talent.

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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From the Blog

“Sodbuster” is on the move

November 18, 2015 – After more than a decade in storage, one of Fargo-Moorhead’s most important pieces of public art is finally headed for conservation. Today the iconic Sodbuster sculpture, created by Luis Jiménez in the early 1980s, was carefully loaded on a truck heading for Oberlin, Ohio. Once it reaches its destination, the famed statue will spend more [...]

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 Entries are due September 30, 2015, and the selection process will be done through a blind [...]

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