Artist Liza Sylvestre will introduce her multidisciplinary work exploring the intersection of our senses and communication and challenging normative design. Following the artist talk, Sylvestre will lead a “blind tour” of current exhibitions at Plains Art Museum. Participants will wear a pair of low vision simulator glasses while Sylvestre leads a guided, visual description tour through two exhibitions.
Free and open to the public.
Athena LaTocha (b. Anchorage, Alaska) is a Hunkpapa Lakota / Keweenaw Bay Ojibwe artist whose large-scale works on paper explore the tenuous relationship between natural landscapes and landscapes marked by human intervention . . .View Exhibition
The exhibition will showcase new ceramic works by Guillermo Guardia, created since he moved to the Twin Cities in 2017.View Exhibition
Exploring the ways in which senses alter experience and perception, emerging artist Liza Sylvestre’s work operates at the intersection of our senses and communication.View Exhibition
With rare exceptions, art objects are created to be experienced visually. The Other Four is an exhibition experience that negates the visually dominant art experience hierarchy by presenting artwork designed specifically to engage the other four senses.View Exhibition
Despite decades of critique, direct activism, and multiple waves of feminist art movements, artworks in the collections of art museums around the world – including Plains Art Museum – are proportionately dominated by men. This year’s permanent collection reinstallation will explore the Museum’s acquisitions of artwork by women since our inception as the Red River Art Center in 1965.View Exhibition