Plains Art Museum Announces Art of Hope and Healing Program

Press Release
For Immediate Release (March 2017)

Fargo, N.D. – Beginning this month with a program on March 23rd, Plains Art Museum will initiate a series of three guided healing arts programs for individuals and families who have been impacted by substance abuse. The program, The Art of Hope and Healing, will be led by therapeutic arts facilitator Nikki Anderson. Participants are invited to view art in the Museum’s galleries and create original art in a creative and uplifting studio environment.

During the March program, participants will create clay affirmation tiles. On Thursday, April 20, the program will focus on “Peaceful Painting,” and on Thursday, May 11, the program theme is “Mixed Media and Mindfulness.” Each program is runs from 6 – 8 pm.

These Art of Hope and Healing events are free thanks to support from The Bush Foundation, though advance registration is encouraged. Individuals can register at: Note: these events will not be open to media coverage. 

Plains Art Museum is your nonprofit art museum and education center, supported by over 800 individuals and organizations. The Museum and its Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity encompass the largest and only accredited art museum in North Dakota. It is located in downtown Fargo at 704 First Avenue North. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit

Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO,, 701.551.6123.