Events for May 2017

Spring Gala: Garden Galore

May 6, 2017 7:00 pmtoMay 7, 2017 12:00 am


Garden Galore will be an evening of fun-filled entertainment.
It’s 1900. Engage your inner art nouveau and dress for the times.

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Tickets: $90, $100 after April 15.
$65 is tax deductible. Proceeds from the Spring Gala go toward increasing accessibility and art education.

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Green Card Youth Voices Fargo: Book Reading and Exhibit

May 18, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Join Green Card Voices and Plains Art Museum to hear three student authors read their stories in Green Card Youth Voices Fargo. The Fargo youth exhibit will also be on view in the Museum. The three student authors who will share excerpts from their stories are:

Muhend Abakar (Sudan): “There are people around that want to help you. They’re gonna help if you ask. Nobody will help you if you don’t ask for it.”

Roshika Nepal (Nepal): “I remember that I cried when I left the refugee camp because I was leaving everything behind.”

Iraguha Yvette (Tanzania): “My hope is that people get to know our Motherland, Africa, more as we are learning about their land.”

Free and open to the public.

clean-fargo-202x350Green Card Youth Voices Fargo is available in The Store.

Philosophy for All Fargo-Moorhead: A Socrates Café Meeting

May 18, 2017
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Philosophy for All Fargo-Moorhead is open to everyone interested in philosophy. Its aim is to approach philosophical problems in a non-technical way to enable everyone to participate in discussion and debate. It aims to combine serious philosophical activity with an informal exchange of ideas and views.

Topic: A Socrates Café Meeting    

At a Socrates Café the people present choose a topic of interest and then engage in discussion of it. The results are often lively, spirited, amazing discussions. At this meeting we will have our own Socrates Café

Free and open to the public.

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