Upcoming Events

From North Dakota to the National Art Scene: Todd Hebert on Pathways to an Art Career

February 25, 2015
5:00 pmto6:00 pm

How can an artist in North Dakota build connections nationally? Todd Hebert offers insights into the development of his work as well as the perseverance required to sustain a successful art practice. Hebert earned his BFA from the University of North Dakota and his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is represented by Devin Borden Gallery in Houston and Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe Gallery in New York.

Complimentary pizza and beverage • FREE and open to the public

FMVA Visual Talks: February

February 26, 2015
7:30 pmto8:30 pm

Plains Art Museum and Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists are partnering in this collaborative program in the Museum and studio spaces in the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Check back for talk topic.

Free and open to the public.

Final Friday Art Break: Spotlight on Local Artists in Bakken Boom!

February 27, 2015
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Join us for this new lunchtime gallery discussion series facilitated by artists, curators, and/or educators each month.
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.

School Spirit Artists’ Reception

March 15, 2015
1:00 pmto3:30 pm

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Share in the excitement at this artists’ reception for students, friends, family, and teachers. Light refreshments offered and art-making projects, with music performances by Fargo Moorhead Area Youth Symphonies at 2 and 3 p.m.

FREE and open to the public

Philosophy for All: March

March 19, 2015
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, combining serious philosophical activity with an informal exchange of ideas and views.

Free and open to the public.

Bakken Boom! Book Discussion

March 26, 2015
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

The Museum, in partnership with Fargo Public Library, will host a book club discussion of the recently published Fractured Land: The Price of Inheriting Oil by Lisa Westberg Peters. In her memoir, Peters takes an intimate and personal look at what it means to profit from the oil boom in North Dakota. Held in conjunction with the Plains Art Museum’s Bakken Boom! exhibit, the book discussion will be held at Plains Art Museum and participants are encouraged to read the book before the program. It is available to check out at Fargo Public Library (contact Lori West, lwest@cityoffargo.com), and for sale at the Museum Store. Light refreshments will be served.

FREE and open to the public.

Final Friday Art Break: Lauren Kinney’s Much of a Muchness

March 27, 2015
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Join us for this new lunchtime gallery discussion series facilitated by artists, curators, and/or educators each month.
Free and open to the public.

Community: Print Exchange

April 11, 2015
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

Plains Art Museum presents Community on April 11, a print exchange organized by artist Amanda Heidt, left, manager of the Museum’s Hannaher, Inc. Print Studio. For the exchange, artists will create and submit an edition of 30 prints on the theme “community” and will receive prints from other artists in return.

Participants include faculty and students from Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Minot State University, North Dakota State University, University of Manitoba, University of North Dakota, and Valley City State University. One print from each edition will be given to these institutions and also will be displayed at the Museum April 3 – 30.

 

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.

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