‘Other Event’ Category

Pre-Gala Samba Class with Cris Linnares

March 21, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

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Let the rhythms of Brazil’s sultry samba transport you to Carnaval! Cris Linnares will lead a samba dance class for beginners and up at Plains Art Museum on Saturday, March 21, from 4 – 6 p.m, Cris is a co-chair of ‘Carnaval,” the Museum’s 2015 Spring Gala on May 2, along with Bill Marcil, Jr., Kathryn Helgaas, and Doug Burgum.

The samba class is $15 per person, payable at the door. Tantalizing Brazilian appetizers by Blue Goose Cafe are included, cash bar. Plus get advance tickets for the May 2 Spring Gala, and samba your way to the hottest party of the year! Proceeds from the class and the gala benefit museum education programs.

For Gala tickets, click here or call 701.551.6100.

William Comita, Tyler Wottrich, and Cecilia Kang

February 10, 2015
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

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Leading up to Giving Hearts Day on February 12, Plains Art Museum is also joining in Beethovenfest, a community-wide arts celebration of all things Beethoven during the month of February. We are honoring Beethoven’s exceptional improvisational skills by offering audience members the chance to create your own works of art using oil pastels, graphite, colored pencils, or markers while listening to the live performances. For more on Beethovenfest and the Winter Arts Festival, visit winterartsfest.org.

FREE and open to the public

Dr. Tiana Grisé, Peggy Hammerling, and Stephen Sulich

February 9, 2015
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

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Leading up to Giving Hearts Day on February 12, Plains Art Museum is also joining in Beethovenfest, a community-wide arts celebration of all things Beethoven during the month of February. We are honoring Beethoven’s exceptional improvisational skills by offering audience members the chance to create your own works of art using oil pastels, graphite, colored pencils, or markers while listening to the live performances. For more on Beethovenfest and the Winter Arts Festival, visit winterartsfest.org.

FREE and open to the public

We Create Better, Together: Open Innovation for Social Good: May

May 11, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Start your week with a creative experience. The Museum and IDeaspace at NDSU are collaborating on a monthly OpenIDEO education meet-up event of design- thinking challenges and activities for social good. Both organizations will post the talk topics through their respective websites and social media.

Free and open to the public.

We Create Better, Together: Open Innovation for Social Good: April

April 13, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Start your week with a creative experience. The Museum and IDeaspace at NDSU are collaborating on a monthly OpenIDEO education meet-up event of design- thinking challenges and activities for social good. Both organizations will post the talk topics through their respective websites and social media.

Free and open to the public.

We Create Better, Together: Open Innovation for Social Good: March

March 9, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Start your week with a creative experience. The Museum and IDeaspace at NDSU are collaborating on a monthly OpenIDEO education meet-up event of design- thinking challenges and activities for social good. Both organizations will post the talk topics through their respective websites and social media.

Free and open to the public.

We Create Better, Together: Open Innovation for Social Good: February

February 9, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Start your week with a creative experience. The Museum and IDeaspace at NDSU are collaborating on a monthly OpenIDEO education meet-up event of design- thinking challenges and activities for social good. Both organizations will post the talk topics through their respective websites and social media.

Free and open to the public.

Philosophy for All: May

May 21, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 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, combining serious philosophical activity with an informal exchange of ideas and views.

Free and open to the public.

Philosophy for All: The North Dakota Oil Boom and the Environment

April 16, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Come and look at some artworks in an exhibition in the Museum and join in a discussion of issues related to the environment arising from the Oil Boom in the North Dakota.  Feel free to come early to visit the exhibition. Two panelists will make brief presentations and serve as resources in the discussion: Ed Gruchalla and Felix Fernando.  Ed Gruchalla of Fargo served in the ND House of Representatives from 2007 through 2014. For the last 8 years he served on the Industry, Business and Labor Committee.  He is a conservationist and has been involved with the Dakota Resource Council, the Sierra Club and the North Country Trail.  Felix Fernando is a PhD candidate at NDSU in Natural Resources Management. His research focuses on the social and economic conditions created by the oil boom and its impacts on quality of life, community values and community development.

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Philosophy for All and  Plains Art Museum.

Philosophy for All: Philosophy of Race

March 19, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Presentation by Austin Collins and Tanner Hermanson, Concordia, followed by discussion.  What, if anything, is race?  How does race still affect our everyday lives. What should we be doing to ameliorate racialized inequalities?

Free and open to the public.

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