Plains Art Museum invites you to pARTicipate in this remarkable act of generosity.
Listen to area musicians The Cropdusters while enjoying a bowl of piping hot, homemade chilis prepared by Mezzaluna (Chipotle-Chocolate Chili),Chef’s Table Catering (Southwest Style Chili ), VIP Restaurant & Catering(Sweet & Spicy Chili), Nichole’s Fine Pastry (Classic Beef Chili), Urban Foods Catering (Steak and three bean Chili), and Museum members (Turkey White , Bison and Creamy White Bean Chicken Chilies). $15 gets you all-you-can-eat chili and receive a FREE custom-made ceramic bowl created by local potters.
On Giving Hearts Day, your donation of $10 or more to Plains Art Museum is magnified by match funding from an anonymous donor who is providing $5,000 when we raise at least that amount or more. To help keep the Museum general admission free for exhibitions, as well as allow us to offer to the community affordable events and classes, we invite you to give back on Giving Hearts Day, Thursday, February 8. We are excited to be part of this amazing statewide event, organized by Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation.
To make a secure online contribution on February 8 please go to impactgiveback.org.
This is Not a Still Life explores the multiple dimensions of Moorhead (MN)-based artist Mike Marth’s artwork and its remarkable evolution. Exhibiting a mastery of materials, Marth’s work is often formal in nature, emphasizing its inherent qualities of form, style, symbolism, and texture.View Exhibition
Flatlander: Belonging to The Land is a series by artist John Hitchcock that views and comments on the Great Plains as the epicenter for Plains tribal culture. In the series, Hitchcock utilizes drawing and printmaking processes to convey and layer thoughts about removal, displacement, and belonging.View Exhibition
Protectors, a screenprint installation by artist John Hitchcock, uses multiple screenprinted images of bison skulls mounted on a background of Naugahyde pelts. The pelt forms suggest landmasses, and each element connects to the environment through form, placement, and symbol.View Exhibition
Curated by Dr. Craig Howe from the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS) in Martin, South Dakota, Lakota Emergence focuses entirely on the Lakota emergence narrative as recorded in “How the Lakota Came Upon the World,” published in 1917. The place of Lakota emergence is centered at Wind Cave in what is now known as the Black Hills in South Dakota.View Exhibition
If one looks closely and listens carefully, works of art can ask important questions that elicit understanding of our world. For example, what societal factors influence how an artist depicts another person?View Exhibition