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Plains Art Museum Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission and Other Activities

April 27th, 2010 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on Tuesday, May 18, by offering free admission to its galleries all day and remaining open until 8 p.m.

‘Individual to Icon’ Program Explores Art in Religious Practice

March 15th, 2010 Posted in Press

North Dakota State University art historian Kris Groberg will present the lecture Icons as Art at Plains Art Museum on April 15. Groberg will discuss religious icons, the role they play in religious practice, the artists who created them and the places they inhabit.

Plains Art Museum Hits ‘Shuffle’ on its Permanent Collection with ‘The White Album: The Beatles Meet the Plains

March 15th, 2010 Posted in Press

Opening May 18 at Plains Art Museum, the exhibition The White Album: The Beatles Meets the Plains offers a fresh spin on the Museum’s permanent collection by using the 35 songs from The Beatles’ 1968 album The Beatles (commonly known as The White Album) as an organizing template for the exhibition.

Spring Gala Art Auction Showcases the Region’s Creativity

March 15th, 2010 Posted in Press

Preparations continue for Plains Art Museum’s 14th Annual Spring Gala, set for May 1, and the silent art auction accompanying the Gala will benefit from an outstanding turnout of work from across the region.

March/April 2010 Events at Plains Art Museum

February 25th, 2010 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums, presents an exciting set of exhibitions, programs and classes to lead into the spring season. Please call (701) 232-3821 for registration or event details.
March April Events

Museum to Acquire Rosenquist’s ‘The North Dakota Mural’

February 2nd, 2010 Posted in Press

Thanks to an anonymous donor in the region, Plains Art Museum in Fargo, N.D. will acquire James Rosenquist’s The North Dakota Mural, a major new work 13 feet high and 24 feet wide. The donor’s contribution of $600,000 will be matched with an equal donation from the artist for the commissioned mural.

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