What’s Up Next at Plains Art Museum?

July 12, 2018, 6:00 am to 7:00 pm

Please join us Thursday, July 12th when Plains Art Museum Director & CEO Andrew Maus presents WHAT’S UP NEXT AT PLAINS ART MUSEUM. During this program, Maus will reveal select upcoming exhibitions, events, programs, and more!

If you are a Museum member, donor, supporter, or just curious about what your art museum will be doing in the future, then this is your chance to get an advanced look and to engage with Museum leadership with your thoughts and responses.

  • It’s FREE to all
  • Cash Bar and Hors d’oeuvres by Milk Made

Then stick around for the . . . Summer Exhibition Reception

Celebrating the reinstallation of our permanent collection exhibition, Now You See Me . . . Reflections on Portraits and Abstractions from the Collection, Mike Marth: Not a Still Life, Lakota Emergence and other summer exhibitions on the Museum’s campus.

  • Music by High Five
  • Cash Bar and hors d’oeuvres by Milk Made

Members, Partners, Native Artists, What’s up Next Attendees, Free. $10 nonmembers, $5 students

Events Calendar

December 2016

Other Exhibitions

Mike Marth

June 21, 2018 - October 07, 2018
This is Not a Still Life

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.

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June 07, 2018 - September 15, 2018
Belonging to the Land 

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.

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John Hitchcock: Protectors

June 07, 2018 - September 15, 2018

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.

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Lakota Emergence

May 31, 2018 - September 01, 2018

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.

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Now You See Me . . .

May 24, 2018 - March 23, 2019
Reflections on Portraits and Abstractions from the Collection

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?

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