Archive for 2017

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

What’s Up Next at Plains Art Museum

June 29, 2017
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Curious about what your art museum will be doing in the coming year? Join us for a presentation and discussion led by Museum Director/CEO Andy Maus. This free event is for members, donors, other supporters, and anyone interested in learning more about the Museum’s future. Cash Bar and Hors d’oeuvres will be served . Stick around for the Summer Exhibition Reception to follow!

Free and open to the public
RSVP’s are appreciated by calling 701.551.6100

Third Annual Summer Art Sale / Day 2

July 14, 2017
9:00 amto5:00 pm

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Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity • Free

Stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our 3rd Annual Summer Art Sale, taking place during the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair.

The Summer Art Sale features unique works of art by regional professional and emerging area artists, including studio members and instructors at the Center for Creativity.

We’re only two blocks off Broadway on First Avenue. Complete your Fargo Street Fair experience with a visit to your art museum!

Third Annual Summer Art Sale

July 13, 2017
9:00 amto8:00 pm

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Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity • Free

Stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our 3rd Annual Summer Art Sale, taking place during the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair.

The Summer Art Sale features unique works of art by regional professional and emerging area artists, including studio members and instructors at the Center for Creativity.

We’re only two blocks off Broadway on First Avenue. Complete your Fargo Street Fair experience with a visit to your art museum!

Hive Raising and Opening Reception

June 23, 2017
2:30 pmto3:30 pm

Join Buzz Lab 4.0 interns for the opening reception of their summer 2017 exhibition and launching of “The Hive,” a mobile educational space. Buzz Lab interns will lead free tours of the Pollinator Garden and Buzz Lab exhibition.

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