Press

Welcome to the Plains Art Museum Press Room. If you have further questions about any of the items listed below, please contact Graphics Director Cody Jacobson at 701.551.6125 or via email at cjacobson@plainsart.org

Jim Denomie to be at Plains Art Museum for Residency and Programs

October 17th, 2016 Posted in Press

Press Release
For Immediate Release (October 2016)
Fargo, N.D. – Prominent Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie will be at Plains Art Museum for a residency, beginning on November 9th. Denomie’s work is currently on display in the Museum’s exhibition, Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists from our Great Lakes, which is on loan from the Minneapolis […]

Plains Art Museum to Offer Outdoor Stone Sculpture Workshop near Bemidji, MN

June 30th, 2016 Posted in Press

Press Release
For Immediate Release (July 2016)
Fargo, N.D. – On Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5, from 8 am to Noon daily, Plains Art Museum will offer an off-site stone sculpture workshop lead by prolific Anishinaabe artist Duane Goodwin. This workshop will be held at Goodwin’s outdoor home studio, near Bemidji, MN, with beautiful lakes, […]

Keith BraveHeart to Perform Residency and Exhibit Work at Plains Art Museum

June 30th, 2016 Posted in Press

Press Release
For Immediate Release (July 2016)
Fargo, N.D. – For the month of July, Plains Art Museum is proud to exhibit the work of artist Keith BraveHeart, an Oglala Lakota artist from Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The exhibition, titled “Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” is on display in the Museum’s atrium.
Keith BraveHeart creates compelling paintings that […]

Plains Art Museum to Offer Adult Programs this Summer

June 30th, 2016 Posted in Press

Press Release
For Immediate Release (July 2016)
Fargo, N.D. –Plains Art Museum announces several gallery and art-making programs for your summer experiences. One upcoming gallery program is “t(here): Curatorial Team in Conversation,” which will take place on Thursday, July 7 at 7pm. This free program will allow you to engage with the team of curators at your […]

Plains Art Museum to Offer Creative Kids Summer Camps

June 30th, 2016 Posted in Press

Press Release
For Immediate Release (July 2016)
Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum has two Creative Kids Summer Camps coming up in July. The first one is “Monotype Magic,” which will take place in the Museum’s Center for Creativity on July 11-12 from 1-4pm. This camp will be led by beloved artist Jessica Matson Fluto, whose prints […]

Plains Announces National Watercolor Exhibition

May 13th, 2016 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – The Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity of Plains Art Museum is proud to announce the national juried exhibition of the Red River Watercolor Society. The exhibition will take place in the Center’s Starion Financial Gallery and will be on display from May 19 to September 4.
This exhibition is the Society’s 23rd Annual […]

Plains Art Museum Spring Gala “1976” Party to be held May 7

April 27th, 2016 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – Tickets are now available for Plains Art Museum’s 20th annual Spring Gala, which will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 7 p.m. to midnight.
The Spring Gala is one of Fargo’s most anticipated parties. This year, in celebration of the Museum’s founding 40 years ago, the theme for the Spring Gala is […]

Autism and Art Program to be held at Plains Art Museum

April 5th, 2016 Posted in Press

Autism + Art: Colors on the Plains, April 9, 10 a.m. – Noon
Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum will host a program for families with children on the Autism Spectrum on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to Noon.
The program, now in its second year, was initiated by Camille Brandt, assistant professor of special education […]

Plains Art Museum Names Andrew Maus as Museum Director

November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum is pleased to announce the selection of Andrew J. Maus as the new Museum Director and CEO. Maus is currently the Executive Director of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona, Minn., and will assume his new duties at Plains Art Museum on January 25, 2016.
“Andrew Maus has demonstrated […]

Plains Art Museum Receives Major Grant to Conserve and Reinstall “Sodbuster”

November 17th, 2015 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – One of the most important pieces of public art in Fargo-Moorhead’s history is headed for conservation.
The iconic Sodbuster sculpture, which stood on the corner of Broadway and Main Avenue in Fargo for 20 years, will be conserved and reinstalled in a place of honor and high visibility at the new Fargo City […]

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