Upcoming Events

We Create Better, Together: Open Innovation for Social Good

October 13, 2014
5:30 pmto6:30 pm
November 10, 2014
5:30 pmto6:30 pm
December 15, 2014
5:30 pmto6:30 pm
January 12, 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.

Art School 3.0: An Artful Happy Hour Program

November 4, 2014
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Enjoy a complimentary beverage at Café Muse, followed by a moderated talk with Plains Art Museum Director Colleen Sheehy and three leaders of the art departments at NDSU, MSUM, and Concordia College—Michael Strand, Kelli Sinner, and Peter Schultz. In conjunction with the exhibition, Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show, the group will share insights about the state of college art departments, locally and around the country, as well as trends shaping the future.

Creative Voices: Native American Artists at Plains Art Museum

November 13, 2014
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Artist Laura Youngbird will share insights about her work, including the sculpture Waabi-Giziibiigiingwe (White Washed), which is part of the Museum’s permanent collection. In addition to her work as a professional artist, Youngbird teaches at Circle of Nations School, an inter-tribal, off-reservation boarding school for youth in grades 4-8 located in Wahpeton, North Dakota. This talk is part of an ongoing series in conjunction with Plains Art Museum’s new project, Creativity Among Native American Artists. Light refreshments provided. FREE and open to the public.

Ellen Jean Diederich: Samson’s Gift Book Signing

November 15, 2014
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

Meet Ellen Jean Diederich and have her sign a copy of her new book Samson’s Gift.

Faculty Showcase Gallery Talks

December 2, 2014
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
December 4, 2014
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
December 9, 2014
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
December 11, 2014
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Join us for a 30-minute gallery talk in Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show. At each gallery talk, the group will explore a different aspect of this diverse exhibition: December 2, Paintings;  December 4, Photography; December 9, Ceramics and Sculpture; and December 11, Prints and Drawings.

Holiday Sale at the Center for Creativity

December 6, 2014
10:00 amto5:00 pm

Find the perfect holiday gift at our sale, with works of art by students in Plains Art Museum classes, Open Studio participants, staff, and teaching artists. The proceeds will go to the individual artists, with a portion going to the Museum’s educational programs that take place in the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity.

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