Art = Food Exhibitions

Amber Parsons: Habitat for a Conversation

October 13, 2015 - August 17, 2016 Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

Amber Parson’s Habitat for a Conversation is the latest installment of Art = Food, a series of site-specific installations in the café of Plains Art Museum. Parsons is of German-Russian heritage and believes eating is a firm pillar in her culture. In her installation Habitat for a Conversation, Parsons emphasizes how the dining table serves […]

Burst by Elizabeth Simonson

This exhibition is ongoing Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

From any angle, Elizabeth Simonson’s beaded chandelier rhapsody is spectacular. On loan from the artist courtesy the Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis, Burst is now on display in Café Muse. Aglow with glistening colors, the installation provides a distinctly ceremonial aspect to enhance the dining and social experience. Stand beneath it and gaze up to gain […]


Hand Picked An Art = Food Installation by Su Legatt

September 30, 2012 - June 2, 2013 Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

Recently food has been become more and more politicized. The production, importation, manufacturing, even how much we consume, have all become hot button issues, and there has been an emerging “grow it yourself” mentality. In Fargo, we see tomato plants being gifted to residents by an unknown source. This new relationship allows consumers to be […]


Pizza is a Vegetable

February 23, 2012 - August 7, 2012 Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

Lori Larusso’s installation Pizza is a Vegetable is the newest in our ongoing Art = Food installation series comprised of site-specific works created for Cafe Muse.

Nefarious Hybrid

Art = Food: Liz Miller: Nefarious Hybrid

August 16, 2011 - January 1, 2012 Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

For a unique lunch experience, nothing can quite compare to the sensation of sitting in Cafe Muse surrounded by installation artist Liz Miller’s new work, Nefarious Hybrid. Miller’s repetitive shapes, cut from felt and hung around the Cafe, aren’t just colorful and eye catching. They’re also strongly influenced by their setting and its product: food.
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Wait and See

Art = Food: Wait and See by Chris Walla

January 24, 2011 - August 14, 2011 Café Muse, Art = Food Exhibition

Minnesota State University Moorhead sculpture professor Chris Walla has created the second installation for Art = Food, an ongoing, site-specific art project in Café Muse. Walla often works with sculptural representations of language, making words into three-dimensional objects. With his piece for Art = Food titled Wait and See, Walla employs ball chain—the kind of […]