Public Programs

Summer Outreach

This summer, you can find Plains Art Museum leading outdoor art activities at the following community events.

Programs made possible in part by support from the Bush Foundation.  bush

Streets Alive!
Sunday, June 25, 12 – 5 PM

Find Plains Art Museum along the Streets Alive route. We’ll be making spoke cards to deck out your bike! Don’t have a bicycle? No problem. This piece of art will be a great addition to any refrigerator!

West Fargo Art in the Park
Monday, July 10, 4 – 6 PM • River’s Bend Park, 2548 1st St E, W Fargo

Get your hands dirty with Plains Art Museum! Participants of all ages can watch and try throwing on the potter’s wheel with one-on-one instruction from ceramic artists.

Red River Market
Saturday, July 15, 10 AM – 2 PM • Broadway & 4th Ave. N, Fargo

Stop by our booth to create a work of art with fruits and vegetables! Using the beautiful patterns found in fruits and vegetables, create a one-of-a-kind print using produce as a printing plate and stamp.

Pollinator Party
Sunday, July 30, 1– 4 PM • Rabanus Park, 4315 18th Ave S, Fargo

At this World Garden Commons Summer Series Pollinator Party, engage with Buzz Lab interns, eat pollinated foods, help create a collabrative nesting box, and make your own t-shirt to show your support of bees!

West Fargo Art in the Park
Monday, July 31, 4 – 6 PM • Maplewood Park, 1504 17 Ave E, W Fargo

Get your hands dirty with Plains Art Museum! Participants of all ages can watch and try throwing on the potter’s wheel with one-on-one instruction from ceramic artists.

Movie in the Park
Thursday, August 10, 8:30 – 10:15 PM
Heritage Garden and Amphitheater, Woodlawn Park, 1st St. & 6th Ave. S, Moorhead

Join us at Heritage Garden, a sculpture garden and amphitheater adjacent to Woodlawn Park in Moorhead, for a screening of the classic family friendly 1989 film Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Popcorn and blankets will be provided.

Red River Market
Saturday, August 19, 10 AM – 2 PM • Broadway & 4th Ave. N. Fargo

Step inside our mobile Hive and meet Buzz Lab interns at Red River Market. Learn about bees and other pollinators, bee-friendly plants, and how you can support pollinators!

Music in the Park: The Bazillions
Sunday, August 27, 12 – 5 PM

Heritage Garden and Amphitheater, Woodlawn Park, 1st St. & 6th Ave. S, Moorhead

As you make your way near the Streets Alive! route, stop by Plains Art Museum’s Heritage Garden for food trucks, outdoor art projects, and live music by The Bazillions, a kid-friendly rock and roll band! It’s a short walk from the Streets Alive! route.

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