Youth and Family Art Classes and Events to be Offered at Plains Art Museum

Press Release
For Immediate Release (October 2016)

Fargo, N.D. – The Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity and the Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio at Plains Art Museum will each offer numerous art classes for youth in October, November, and December. Getting your kids involved in creative art-making is scientifically proven to improve confidence and critical thinking skills that are transferrable to other subjects and life.

Classes and events at Plains Art Museum are offered for a variety of interest and skill-levels in a welcoming, non-competitive environment. These range from large, free family events like Kid Quest, to After School Programs in a variety of media, to more specific or intensive classes. Youth classes and family events are led by trusted, experienced teaching artists who encourage the creativity and advancement of skill in each individual in the state-of-the-art studios at Plains Art Museum’s Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity.

For a full roster of art making classes at your museum, please visit plainsart.org. Some examples of upcoming classes include:

Kid Quest Family Events
1st Saturdays through April, 1-4pm
Free, thanks to support from Xcel Energy, with additional support from Minnesota Public Radio

Nature Collage Art Lab (After School, Ages 6+)
Tuesday, November 3, 4-5:30pm
$24 / $19 for Museum Members

Pearspective Drawing Class (After School, Ages 6+)

Tuesday, November 8, 4-5:30pm
$24 / $19 for Museum Members

Teen Camp: Get the Picture! With Jim Denomie
Friday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day), 1-4pm
$28 / $22 for Museum Members / Free for Native students

Marvelous Mugs: Pottery on the Wheel (Ages 9+)
Monday, November 21, 4-6pm
$24 / $19 for Museum Members

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.