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Heritage Garden project in Moorhead seeks plants, stories, and volunteers

May 5th, 2015 Posted in Press

The Heritage Garden at the south side of Woodlawn Park is taking shape near the site of the former Moorhead Power Plant which was demolished in 2014. Coordination and design of the new garden is under the direction of artists Su Legatt, Rob Fischer, and Kevin Johnson, who are working closely with Plains Art Museum, […]

Creative Voices series features Monte Yellow Bird, Sr. on April 16

April 2nd, 2015 Posted in Press

Creative Voices: Native American Artists at Plains Art Museum
Thursday, April 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, light refreshments provided
Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., or Black Pinto Horse as he also is known in the art world, will speak at Plains Art Museum on April 16, at 6:30 p.m. about his work as a professional […]

Community Print Exchange Connects University Printmakers

March 25th, 2015 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum presents Community on April 11 from 2 to 4 p.m., a print exchange organized by artist Amanda Heidt, manager of the Museum’s Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio. For the exchange, university-based artists will create and submit an edition of 30 prints on the theme “community” and will receive prints from other artists in […]

Plains Art Museum to hold 19th annual Spring Gala: “Carnaval!”

March 24th, 2015 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum will hold its 19th annual Spring Gala on Saturday, May 2, from 7 p.m. to midnight. This year’s theme is “Carnaval!,” inspired by the annual Brazilian celebration. Ryan Domres of BLUR is directing the staging for the event, which will feature festively costumed performers and aerialists, with Rio-themed music […]

Sandy Spieler to give public art talk at Theatre B on March 24

March 6th, 2015 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – Sandy Spieler, the McKnight Foundation’s Distinguished Artist for 2014, will appear at a free public event at Theatre B on March 24 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., opening with a reception at 4:30 p.m. and an artist talk at 5:00 p.m., followed by group discussion. Her program, “Performance, Parades, and Pageantry as […]

Museum holds pre-gala samba class on March 21

March 4th, 2015 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum is offering a samba dance class for beginners and up with Cris Linnares on Saturday, March 21, from 4 – 6 p.m. as a pre-event to its Spring Gala. Samba is recognized around the world as a symbol of Brazil and this musical genre will be featured at the “Carnaval” Spring Gala […]

Plains Art Museum hosts Native American artists and event

February 27th, 2015 Posted in Press

Fargo, N.D. – As part of its new outreach program with Native American artists in the region, Plains Art Museum will host upcoming talks, an exhibition, and a workshop. For more information, visit, or contact Laura Youngbird, 701-551-6119,
March 20, 2-4 p.m.
“Holy Generation Women” – A Talk by LaDonna Brave Bull Allard
Tribal historian and […]

Plains Art Museum names 2015 Gala co-chairs, lead sponsor

February 24th, 2015 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum will hold its 19th annual Spring Gala on Saturday, May 2, from 7 p.m. to midnight with the Brazilian-inspired theme of “Carnaval.” Co-chair couples providing volunteer leadership for the event are Bill Marcil, Jr. and Cris Linnares, and Doug Burgum and Kathryn Helgaas. Staging for the event will be designed and choreographed […]

Museum hosts human trafficking program

February 19th, 2015 Posted in Press

Plains Art Museum will host “IdeaExchange: Human Trafficking,” a free community conversation on March 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Members of the Road to Williston Collective in Duluth will share stories of their work on display in Bakken Boom: Artists Respond to the North Dakota Oil Rush.
The collective’s installation was created in response to […]

Museum hosts artist talk with Todd Hebert

February 12th, 2015 Posted in Press

Todd Hebert, a professional artist and UND art professor, will present “From North Dakota to the National Art Scene: Pathways to an Art Career” at Plains Art Museum on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5-6 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public.
Hebert will offer insights into the development of his work, as well […]

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