Plains Art Inside & Out

Plains Art Inside & Out is your opportunity to design an art-making workshop, customized to your group’s schedule and needs, led by professional teaching artists. These experiences are offered inside Plains Art Museum’s Center for Creativity or outside the Museum at an alternate location of your choosing (must include access to water, tables and chairs for all participants). Experiences range from 2-2.5 hours. Plains Inside & Out experiences require a minimum of 8 participants.*

*groups of less than 8 participants will be billed the difference

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Plains Art Inside Experiences

Held in the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity at Plains Art Museum. Group will be notified when projects are fired and ready for pick up.

Pottery on the Wheel
9 years old to adult, 2.5 hours
$25 per participant

Learn basic skills and techniques of wheel throwing to create functional, one-of-a-kind vessels. Our facility has 10 pottery wheels available. Groups larger than 10 are encouraged to schedule multiple sessions.

Hand-Building with Clay
4 years old to adult, 2 hours
$20 per participant

Handbuilding Menu

  • Grades Pre-K – K: Mud Pies and More (exploring clay)
  • Grades 1 – 2: Flower Pots, Pinch Pot Animals
  • Grades 3 – 5: Monsters, Flower Pots, Surreal Animals
  • Grades 6 – 12: Flower Pots, Surreal Animals, Masks, Coil Bowls
  • Adult: Coil Bowls, Flower Pots, Wire Picture Holders

Plains Art Outside Experiences

Held at a location of your choice (must include access to running water, tables and chairs for all participants). Group will be notified when projects are fired and ready for pick up at Plains Art Museum.

Handbuilding with Clay
4 years old to adult, 2 hours
$25 per participant + $40 outreach fee

Learn basic handbuilding techniques while creating an original ceramic piece based on a theme. Select a project from the menu below.

Handbuilding Menu

  • Grades Pre-K – K: Mud Pies and More (exploring clay)
  • Grades 1 – 2: Flower Pots, Pinch Pot Animals
  • Grades 3 – 5: Monsters, Flower Pots, Surreal Animals
  • Grades 6 – 12: Flower Pots, Surreal Animals, Masks, Coil Bowls
  • Adult: Coil Bowls, Flower Pots, Wire Picture Holders

Scheduling

We require a minimum of 4 weeks’ advance notice to schedule Plains Art Inside & Out experiences. Large groups (20+) are encouraged to book experiences at least 6 weeks in advance. To schedule a visit, please complete the form below. If you have any questions please email education@plainsart.org or call 701.551.6147.