This exhibition celebrates the vision, ingenuity and talent of North Dakota teen artists. Starting last year, the Red River Valley Writing Project and the Plains Art Museum partnered to serve as the state affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
The mission of the Awards is to identify teenagers (grades 7-12) with exceptional artistic and […]
Now in its 14th year, School Spirit: Celebrating Youth Art Month, showcases the talents of regional K-12 art students from over 40 area schools in a variety of media. This exhibition promotes awareness of the vital work done by art educators.
Art education develops self esteem, appreciation for the work of others, creative problem solving, communication, and […]
Untitled (Hummingbird), 2014–15, installed May 2015, Painted steel with tope and Plexiglas
Untitled (Hummingbird) is the latest installment of S.P.A.C.E. (Sculpture Pad Art Collaborative Experiment), a public art initiative co-organized by Plains Art Museum and the art departments at Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University. In this series, students create models […]
Check out the innovative birdhouse designs of NDSU architecture students in this limited run exhibition. Each student is given the name of a prominent architect and a species of bird from our region, and then takes on the assignment of creating a birdhouse in the design philosophy of the architect that will serve the unique […]
Join us for the 12th annual School Spirit: Celebrating Youth Art Month exhibition of regional student artwork. The exhibition showcases the talents of regional K-12 arts students, increases community awareness of regional arts programs, and emphasizes the value of the arts and self-expression.
Join us for the 11th annual School Spirit: Celebrating Youth Art Month exhibition of regional student artwork. The purpose of this exhibition is to support regional school arts programs, showcase the talents of regional K-12 arts students, increase community awareness and appreciation of regional arts programs, encourage creativity by valuing the process of art-making, and […]
The exhibition Oil and Water investigates the use or mis-use of our natural resources. Whether dealing with issues of flooding and the diversion in the Red River Valley or oil development and fracking in the Bakken Oil Formation, printmaking students and faculty from Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State University, Concordia College, University of […]
A Garden-Art Project by the 4-H Club at Madison Elementary School
Curated by Melissa Kossick
Look for the Madison students’ mosaics of pollinators in the Creativity Gallery of the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity as part our Celebrating our Creative Community. Students in the Go-Green 4-H Club at Madison Elementary collaborated on making 14 mosaics of […]
On May 4, three student artists, under the direction of North Dakota State University professor of art David Swenson, assembled the newest S.P.A.C.E. (Sculpture Pad Art Collaborative Experiment) sculpture to grace our outdoor sculpture pad. With bright colors, fun and quirky treatment of windows and doors, the untitled piece is a whimscial treatment of a […]
Birdhouses of a slightly different feather will be on display in the Museum atrium through April 1. The houses, created by architecture students at North Dakota State University, are part of an annual project called Architecture for the Birds. Students randomly choose a Pritzker-Prize winning architect and a species of bird or bat, then set to […]