Plains Art Museum is thrilled to unveil a re-imagined Permanent Collection show, which focuses on and engages with the ideas and creative actions of artists. In this newly curated show, the audience will visually unpack several “acts” that express artists’ processes, intensions, narratives, or functions. Creative Actions is a re-hang for Plains Art Museum Permanent [...]
In celebration of the opening of Katherine Kilbourne Center for Creativity we are thrilled to host an exhibition, performance, public discussion, and full public programming around the internationally known artist DJ Spooky. This is an innovative, new media show that presents prints, banners, and a video and sound installation. This project combines several areas of [...]
For decades, Charles Beck has inspired our region with his art. He has been a creative leader, an art teacher at Fergus Falls Community College, and an inspiration to young artists over many generations. From the stunning and intimate woodblock prints he is most well-known for paintings, drawings, watercolors, and wood carvings, Beck has mastered [...]
As part of The Artist’s Studio, this special exhibition of art by members of the Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) will run through January 13. Join us in a special PREVIEW week in early October to view the work of the artists who will showcase their art during the FMVA Studio Crawl.
SPECIAL STUDIO CRAWL PREVIEW WEEK: [...]
Taking as the point of departure an installation of Robert Kurkowski’s ceramic studio, this exhibition will highlight the creative process and the importance of a studio. The presentation will include an installation of his former studio; a small exhibition of his ceramics and art collection; and an accompanying exhibition by the Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) [...]
On tour from the Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAM), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Our Treasures features 31 of the most significant works from that collection. Curated by MMAA’s executive director Dr. Kristin Makholm, Our Treasures highlights works that celebrate the American landscape, people, and major developments in American art of the 20th century. [...]
The community based design effort to create a new outdoor space at Rabanus Park will temporarily move indoors to the PAM’s Landfield Atrium. In a dynamic display, the Fargo Project team will share the community’s current input and progress to transform the 18 acre detention basin at Rabanus Park into a recreational area for beauty, [...]
PUBLIC LECTURE: Thursday, May 10, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
With her new Green Line Series, Stevie Famulari set out to make a bold statement. What if our clothing grew, changed, and even flowered? Utilizing a variety of techniques and materials, Famulari, an assistant professor in NDSU’s landscape architecture department, has created five elegant garments (an opera gown, an asymmetrical gown, a lawn coat, [...]
The landscapes of North Dakota are, to borrow a term, legendary. They stretch far and wide, embracing brilliant sunsets over miles of rolling hills, and have been ingrained in the state’s consciousness to the point of being captured on the State Seal. Artists have long treated the North Dakota landscape with reverence and zeal. [...]
Most of us know about Sodbuster, the sculpture by Luis Jiménez that once stood at the corner of Broadway and Main in downtown Fargo, the same piece of public art whose future was a focal point of a discussion held at the Museum last October.
But here’s a little known fact about Sodbuster: the work was [...]