Archive for 2017

Music in the Park: The Bazillions

August 27, 2017
12:00 pmto4:00 pm

Heritage Garden and Amphitheater
Woodlawn Park, 1st St. & 6th Ave. S, Moorhead

Stop by Plains Art Museum’s Heritage Garden for food trucks, music making, art activities, and live music by The Bazillions, a kid-friendly rock and roll band! Heritage Garden is a short walk from the StreetsAlive! Route.

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Movie in the Park: Zootopia

September 9, 2017
8:00 pmto10:30 pm
Heritage Garden and Amphitheater
Woodlawn Park, 1st St. & 6th Ave. S, Moorhead

Join us at Heritage Garden, a sculpture garden and amphitheater adjacent to Woodlawn Park in Moorhead, for a screening of the classic family friendly 2016 film Zootopia. Popcorn and blankets will be provided. FREE.

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Family Fun Workshop: Ceramic Pumpkins

September 15, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Get a jump start on the pumpkin season with this family program. Spend a summer evening creating a pumpkin or jack-o’-lantern out of clay that can be used for holding a candle or candy. You can decorate your creation with a funny or scary face or curling stems and leaves – the possibilities are endless. Your pumpkin will be ready to take home by the time pumpkin season rolls around.

$10 per participant

New online registration coming soon.
In the meantime please call: 701.551.6100 or stop by Plains Art Museum (704 1
st Ave. N., Fargo) to sign up for classes.

Free Gallery Admission!

FREE for YOU, and FREE for EVERYONE!
Thanks to our members, donors and supporters.

Art & Business Breakfast

July 11, 2017
7:30 amto9:00 am

Please Join Us for Plains Art Museum’s next gathering in the Art & Business Breakfast series. This innovative program brings together Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo artists, and business and cultural leaders. Through presentations, conversations, and activities, we explore the connections art and business share . . . and the potential for discovering and expanding mutually beneficial relationships.

  • Guest speakers: Joe Burgum & Simone Wai, Folkways
    Cultural capital / Custainability / Civic ID: shared vision
  • Big reveal: Top Five Ideas gathered from the March 2017 session
    What FMWF’s arts & business communities are actually interested in.
  • Inter-actives: Solving Stuff Differently
    Same dots, even fewer lines, engaging collaborations
  • Coffee, Juice, Bagels, and Pastries

Reservations requested to this FREE event. Please contact Sandy Thompson, Development Director, sthompson@plainsart.org.

2017 NDSU Chamber Music Festival

June 6, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

You are invited to a FREE intimate and dynamic concert featuring works by Copland, Haydn, Bartók. Performed by NDSU student pianists and world-class string players. More dates and information here:bit.ly/2017chamberfest

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Pollinator Garden Planting Day

May 25, 2017
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

Celebrate the advent of summer by helping to plant annuals and edible plants in our Pollinator Garden, a habitat for pollinators that defies the concrete, urban environment surrounding the Museum. Feel free to bring your own gloves and hand tools; plants and refreshments will be provided.

Plains Art Museum S.P.A.C.E. Sculpture Pad

Currents: Marcie Rendon: Murder on the Red

August 24, 2017
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Reading, discussion and book signing with Marcie Rendon, author of Murder on the Red

Murder on the Red River is a mystery novel by author Marcie R. Rendon (White Earth Anishinabe Nation). The main character is a 19 year old Native girl, Cash, who drives trucks for farmers in the Red River Valley during the day and plays pool at night. Cash’s dreams are key to how the murder mystery unfolds. The book presents racial tensions of the region and invites a comparison to recent events. Books will be available for purchase at the Plains Art Museum Store, and a limited number will be at the downtown Fargo Public Library.

Conversation with the Curators

July 20, 2017
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Join Conversation Pieces curators director/CEO Andy Maus and associate curator Tasha Kubesh for a lively discussion on the pairings and dialogue between select works in the exhibition.

Free and open to the public.

Summer Exhibition Reception

June 29, 2017
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

 Great Art, Food, Drinks, Company and music by High Five. Celebrating the reinstallation of our permanent collection exhibition Conversation Pieces and other exhibitions on the Museum’s campus.

Members, Partners, Native American Community Free
$10 nonmembers, $5 students

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