Art of Hope and Healing: Peaceful Painting

November 16, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Experience hope and healing through guided healing arts sessions at Plains Art Museum. On November 16, join us to create an original acrylic painting on canvas. Participants will explore color mixing and painting techniques in this workshop open to all skill levels.

Open to individuals and families who have been impacted by substance abuse, Art of Hope and Healing workshops provide a safe and uplifting space to share and heal through gentle art activities led by trained therapeutic arts facilitator Nikki Anderson. Participants are invited to view art in the Museum’s galleries and create original art in a creative and non-threatening studio environment.

Free and open to the public thanks to support from The Bush Foundation.
Space is limited to twelve participants; please register here.


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Other Exhibitions

Mark Applebaum

February 01, 2018 - June 09, 2018
Picturing Music

“The Mad Scientist of Music,” a modern-day John Cage, and provocative integrator of art forms, Mark Applebaum masterfully crafts intricate visual artworks of signs and symbols that can also be interpreted and played by musicians.

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The Horse Nation

January 25, 2018 - May 14, 2018
of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ

The Horse Nation of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ explores how horses have shaped the history, spirituality, and culture of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ or Seven Council Fires.

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How Great I Am

January 09, 2018 - March 03, 2018
Tim Kowalczyk

How Great I Am will feature a series of recent trompe l’oeil  (deceive the eye) ceramic works by artist in residence Tim Kowalczyk.

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Charles Beck: 1923-2017

December 01, 2017 - February 06, 2018

In 2017, the Northern Plains lost one of its most beloved artists – Charles Beck – at the age of 94, leaving an unrivaled artistic legacy. Beck attended Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) where he furthered his artistry under the influential painter Cy Running. His art studies were interrupted by World War II, where he enlisted in the Naval Air Corps to train as a pilot.

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Plains School of Abstract Painting Annual Exhibition

October 26, 2017 - January 20, 2018
Plains School of Abstract Painting

Since 2011, a group of emerging and professional artists has met weekly at the Plains Art Museum and our Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity for a painting class led by one of Fargo’s most prominent and ambitious abstract painters, Marjorie Schlossman.

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