Museum hosts Native American programs

Fargo, N.D. – As part of its new outreach program with Native American artists in the region, Plains Art Museum will host upcoming talks, an exhibition, and a workshop. For more information, visit www.plainsart.org, or contact Laura Youngbird, 701-551-6119, lyoungbird@plainsart.org.

March 20, 2-4 p.m.
“Holy Generation Women” – A Talk by LaDonna Brave Bull Allard

Tribal historian and storyteller LaDonna Brave Bull Allard from Standing Rock, N.D., will present “Oncage Wakan Winyan” Holy Generation Women – The History of Native American Women. The event is sponsored by Daughters of the Earth, Native American Commission, FM Native American Center and Plains Art Museum.

Opening April 4 through August 29
Julie Buffalohead: Coyote Dreams exhibition
This mid-career survey of Artist Julie Buffalohead’s work is a traveling exhibition organized by the Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul. A reception and workshop is planned for mid-July.

April 16, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
“Creative Voices: Native American Artists at Plains Art Museum”
featuring Monte Yellow Bird Sr.
Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., or Black Pinto Horse as he also is known in the art world, will speak about his work as a professional artist, including his extensive work as an artist educator providing presentations and artist residencies across the nation.

April 17 & 18
Native American Artist Professional Development Training

Sponsored by First Peoples Fund, this two-day workshop is free and open to Native artists and covers pricing art, marketing, portfolio creation, and business budgeting. Call (605) 348-0324 or enroll online at www.firstpeoplesfund.org.

Creativity among Native American Artists, an outreach program to increase visibility of Native artists in the Dakotas, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, is funded through a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. Plains Art Museum is located at 704 1st Ave. N. in downtown Fargo.