Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show

October 9, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Plains Art Museum spotlights the talented visual artists teaching at Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University in Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show. This exhibition is the first major show to bring together the work of the schools’ 24 full-time art instructors.

VIVID: The Art of Seth Chwast and Dietrich Sieling

September 25, 2014 – April 5, 2015

VIVID is a two-person show featuring regional artists Seth Chwast from Cleveland, Ohio, and Dietrich Sieling from Minneapolis, Minn. United in their strong emphasis on the formal qualities of line, color, and pattern, these young artists also share a stunning inventiveness in subject matter.

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Enjoy the natural light and wood floors of the Museum’s beautiful open 3rd floor space and energize yourself for the day.

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Current Exhibitions

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In Crypt: On New Worlds Re-Ordered, An Installation by Stephen Alexander Wischer

Stephen Alexander Wischer, an associate professor of Architecture at NDSU, energizes the Museum’s Atrium with an intriguing site-specific installation, In Crypt: On New Worlds Re-Ordered, from his ongoing body of work, Hybrid Vigor. Constructed with ordinary yellow-page phonebooks, these displays include thousands of books Wischer transforms through cutting, tearing, burning, and dipping into solutions, which he stacks [...]

Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show

Plains Art Museum spotlights the talented visual artists teaching at Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University in Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show. This exhibition is the first major show to bring together the work of the schools’ 24 full-time art instructors. Each artist is displaying a group of works [...]

VIVID: The Art of Seth Chwast and Dietrich Sieling

VIVID is a two-person show featuring regional artists Seth Chwast from Cleveland, Ohio, and Dietrich Sieling from Minneapolis, Minn. United in their strong emphasis on the formal qualities of line, color, and pattern, these young artists also share a stunning inventiveness in subject matter. In addition, Chwast and Sieling share personal histories; they were both [...]

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From the Blog

Art School 3.0: An Artful Happy Hour

October 30, 2014 – Join us on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. for a lively and candid conversation on what it takes to pursue art as a major with Museum Director Colleen Sheehy and three leaders of the art departments at NDSU, MSUM, and Concordia College—Michael Strand, Kelli Sinner, and Peter Schultz. The group will share insights about the [...]

Book signing and show opening for “Samson’s Gift” on Nov. 4

October 27, 2014 – Plains Art Museum will host an exhibition of acrylic and watercolor paintings created by award-winning artist Ellen Jean Diederich as illustrations for her new book, Samson’s Gift. The show opens Saturday, Nov. 15, with a book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Museum’s Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Samson’s Gift is a Christmas [...]

Studio Crawl Preview, Cuplomacy, and Kid Quest highlight American Craft Week

September 30, 2014 – Plains Art Museum is one of the participating regional sponsors for American Craft Week, a 10-day celebration from Oct. 3-12. Related events offered at the Museum during the week include the FMVA Studio Crawl Preview, the community launch of Michael Strand’s Cuplomacy project, and the Museum’s annual kick off for its popular Kid Quest series. FMVA [...]

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