Spring Gala 2015: Carnaval!

Our Annual Spring Gala is an evening of art wine, food and music that benefits Museum education programs. Set against our spectacular interior, the Gala is an evening of magic with a great cause. Save the date! Spring Gala, Saturday, May 2, 2015!


Current Exhibitions

Creative Actions: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Plains Art Museum is thrilled to unveil a re-imagined Permanent Collection show, which focuses on and engages with the ideas and creative actions of artists. In this newly curated show, the audience will visually unpack several “acts” that express artists’ processes, intensions, narratives, or functions. Creative Actions is a re-hang for Plains Art Museum Permanent [...]

the north dakota mural
The North Dakota Mural

The landscape in North Dakota is the sky—the stars at night, the clouds in the daytime. At night I thought about the stars and light-years and the speed of light and everything that was sort of inexplicable.
— James Rosenquist, Painting Below Zero: Notes on a Life in Art
With the installation of The North Dakota Mural [...]

International Harvester Photographs

The exhibited photographs lead viewers through the progression of the building from its time-worn state when it was acquired in 1994 to its current condition. The exhibit features photographs of the building as the International Harverster warehouse, during renovation, and as Plains Art Museum. The building now combines elements of the original warehouse and a modern museum.

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From the Blog

Creative Voices series features Monte Yellow Bird, Sr. on April 16

April 2, 2015 – Creative Voices: Native American Artists at Plains Art Museum Thursday, April 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, light refreshments provided Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., or Black Pinto Horse as he also is known in the art world, will speak at Plains Art Museum on April 16, at 6:30 p.m. about his work as a professional [...]

Carnaval! The Hottest Spring Gala Ever

March 31, 2015 – Mark your calendars for May 2, the hottest party of the year! We’re hosting our 19th annual Spring Gala on Saturday, May 2, from 7 p.m. to midnight with the theme of “Carnaval!,” inspired by the annual Brazilian celebration. Ryan Domres of BLUR is directing the staging for the event, which will feature festively costumed performers and [...]

Community Print Exchange Connects University Printmakers

March 25, 2015 – Plains Art Museum presents Community on April 11 from 2 to 4 p.m., a print exchange organized by artist Amanda Heidt, manager of the Museum’s Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio. For the exchange, university-based artists will create and submit an edition of 30 prints on the theme “community” and will receive prints from other artists in [...]

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