• Current Exhibitions
    Waasamoo-Beshizi

    Waasamoo-Beshizi (Power-Lines) is inspired by the parallel electric power lines that look like dresses and celebrates the connections we have to each other and the intergenerational passage of knowledge.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    2019 Scholastic
    Art & Writing Awards Exhibition

    This exhibition celebrates the vision, ingenuity, and talent of North Dakota award-winning teen artists and writers. Since 2015 Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project have partnered to serve as the state affiliate for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Peter Kelly
    Talking Head

    Talking Head offers a look inside an ambitious, in-progress printmaking project: a variable edition of printed assemblage sculptures by artist Peter Kelly.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Layer by Layer
    Recent Works by Anna Johnson

    Local printmaker Anna Johnson works with a variety of media, from watercolor, ink, and collage to various printmaking techniques, to create layers that document her creative process.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Beautiful Recollections
    The Changing Seasons and Northern Lights by Kent Kapplinger

    Fargo-based artist Kent Kapplinger is known for his methodical, layered approach to image making. The serial image Beautiful Recollection: The Changing Seasons and Northern Light records and honors the sharing of one’s life experiences with one-another.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Zoran Mojsilov
    Time Machine

    Originally from Serbia (former Yugoslavia), Zoran Mojsilov is a Minnesota-based sculptor boldly working in stone, steel, and wood. His work has appeared in international museums, galleries, and public venues, including Socrates Sculpture Park, NY; Runnymede Sculpture Farm, CA; and DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, MA.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Morph
    The Mannequin Project of the Plains School of Abstract Painting

    Since 2011, a group of emerging and professional artists has met weekly at the Plains Art Museum and our Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity for a painting class led by one of Fargo’s most prominent and ambitious abstract painters, Marjorie Schlossman.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Cone Pack Invitational
    A Place at the Table

    Cone Pack is a contemporary clay community from the Fargo-Moorhead area. The collective includes some of the area’s most talented and active ceramic artists.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    On Place: Three Views of the Land
    by Wayne Gudmundson, Drake Hokanson, Stuart Klipper

    On Place exhibits the work of three of the Midwest’s most experienced photographers culminating in 45 images from their excursions along the region’s back roads, broad landscape, rivers, and small towns.

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  • Current Exhibitions
    Now You See Me . . .
    Reflections on Portraits and Abstractions from the Collection

    If one looks closely and listens carefully, works of art can ask important questions that elicit understanding of our world. For example, what societal factors influence how an artist depicts another person?

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