Upcoming Events

FMVA Talks: Sabrina Hornung

May 26, 2016
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Plains Art Museum and Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists present Visual Talks, a series focused on sharing local artwork, processes, and creative experiences with the Fargo-Moorhead community. Talk topics range anywhere from personal and academic to historic in nature.

Free and open to the public

Heritage Garden Community Planting Days

June 4, 2016
9:00 amto3:00 pm
June 5, 2016
12:00 pmto3:00 pm

Heritage Garden / Just south of Woodlawn Park, Moorhead, MN
June 5:  garden tour and conversation at noon.

Assist with this public art project by contributing perennials and / or helping to plant at Heritage Garden. Join us June 4 – 5 to volunteer and learn more about this resilient public project. Feel free to bring your own gloves and hand tools.

Interested in donating plants to Heritage Garden? Email HeritageGardenMoorhead@gmail.com by May 29 with information about plant donations.

t(here), You Don’t Have to Put a Feather on it, Passages: Exhibition Opening

June 16, 2016
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Exhibition reception for t(here): Recent Acquisitions at Plains Art MuseumYou Don’t Have to Put a Feather on It, and, Passage: Prints by Jessica Matson-Fluto.

Light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

Members FREE, $10 nonmembers, $5 students
Free for You Don’t Have to Put a Feather on it artists and guests

Philosophy for All: June 2016

June 16, 2016
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Concluding Philosophy Café Meeting: Justice and Income Inequality

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.

Free and open to the public.

Plains History

June 17, 2016
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Join former Plains Art Museum Director of Education Jane Gudmundson in exploring the rich history of the Plains Art Museum building and organization. This program is held in conjunction with State Historical Society of North Dakota’s 50th anniversary celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act, which is taking place June 17 – 19 in North Dakota.

Free and open to the public

Artist Talk: Jessica Matson-Fluto

June 23, 2016
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Prominent Fargo area artist and instructor Jessica Matson-Fluto will lead a gallery talk about her residency and the resulting monotypes in her exhibition, Passage.

Free and open to the public

Creative Voices Talk: Keith BraveHeart

June 30, 2016
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with the artist-in-residence Keith BraveHeart in the Museum’s 1st floor Atrium.
Free and open to the public.

t(here): Curatorial Team in Conversation

July 7, 2016
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

Members of Plains Art Museum’s curatorial team will each highlight a prominent work of art selected from the recent acquisitions exhibition, t(here). These distinct voices from the Museum will provide unique perspectives on the diversity and range of recent acquisitions at your art museum.

2nd Annual Summer Sale

July 14, 2016
9:00 amto8:00 pm


Inside the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity

On July 14, the opening day of the 41st Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair, stop by Plains Art Museum and support local art and artists at our 2nd Annual Summer Art Sale!

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

Pollinator Garden Tours

July 14, 2016
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

Receive a tour of the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum during the 41st Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair on July 14. Meet Buzz Lab interns, who will be leading free tours of the Pollinator Garden and art activities. This afternoon of engagement at the Museum coincides with our 2nd Annual Summer Art sale, wheel-throwing demonstrations, and free admission to the Museum galleries.

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