Plains Art Museum Offers Art and Autism Program

Press Release
For Immediate Release (January 2017)

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum in Fargo believes that visiting art museums should be a rewarding experience for everyone. The Museum is thrilled to announce upcoming dates for the recently developed Art and Autism program. These programs are led by experienced Education Staff at the Museum, as well as Special Education professionals, and are designed specifically for families with children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Registration is required 1 week prior to the program date by calling (701) 551-6100 or visiting http://plainsart.org/learn/familyandcommunityprograms/. In order to ensure a high quality program, an inexpensive registration fee of $10 per family/ group is charged. Participants will receive a social story in advance of the workshop and can request an orientation with staff prior to the workshop. There are two upcoming program dates for Art and Autism, including:    

Natural Elements
Saturday, February 11, 10 – 11:30 am
Explore artwork by Truman Lowe, enjoy a snack, and make a hanging mobile out of natural materials.

Inside My House
Saturday, April 29, 10 – 11:30 am
Get inside the paintings of David Bradley, enjoy a snack, and create a collage.

Plains Art Museum is your nonprofit art museum and education center, supported by over 1,000 individuals and organizations. The Museum and its Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity are located at 704 First Avenue North in downtown Fargo. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit www.plainsart.org.

Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO, amaus@plainsart.org, 701.551.6123.