Fall Party

November 02, 2023, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

You AUTUMN know it’s time to party!

Join us as we celebrate the opening of recent exhibitions. An eventful night full of live music, food, drink, fun and art as we welcome Amy Fill, Gallery Director at the University of South Dakota, to discuss Oscar Howe and the importance of his artistry in the Indigenous community.


• Oscar Howe: Ikíćiksapa
• The Practice is the Point
• This is Not Black and White
• Annalise Gratovitch: Carrying things from Home
• FMVA Studio Crawl Preview & FMVA Art Advocates’ Exhibition


• Oscar Howe Gallery Talk with Amy Fill
• Hors d’oeuvres by Bernbaum’s & Cash Bar
• Music by Kalyn Fay

Free admission, registration is requested.
Museum members receive one free beverage. Not a member? Become one today here.

Artwork above: Oscar Howe, Dance of the Tree Dwellers (detail), n.d., Casein on paper 3.25 x 25.625 in., Courtesy of the University of South Dakota

Events Calendar

December 2016

Other Exhibitions

Inkpa Mani

June 17, 2024 - September 22, 2024
What’s in a Name?

Inkpa Mani is an Indigenous, Mexican/American artist from Minnesota and Chihuahua, MX. Throughout his work, he blends modern techniques with traditional Native American aesthetics. Based in rural Minnesota, Inkpa Mani creates work that celebrates the beauty of the modern Indigenous world.

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Convergence: Health & Creativity

November 16, 2024 - April 13, 2025
New Work by Anne Labovitz

Taking inspiration from a holistic nature of human experience, Convergence: Heath & Creativity - New Work by Anne Labovitz is a body of work by noted international and Minnesota-based artist Anne Labovitz.

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The Queer Ecology Hanky Project

June 17, 2024 - January 19, 2025

The Queer Ecology Hanky Project (QEHP) is an ongoing traveling exhibition organized by Vee Adams and Mary Tremonte that features over one hundred and twenty artists from across North America.

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A Little Grey For Color

July 13, 2024 - March 31, 2025

Donald D. Powell, a Fargo native, was a prolific, award-winning architect and a keen art collector. Powell amassed a sizeable collection of European and American modern art in an array of media. He donated much of his impressive collection to the Plains Art Museum in several installments in 1999, 2000, 2002-3, 2005-9, and 2013.

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