Plains Art Museum is organized into eight (8) locations and ten (10) departments: accounting, collections, communications/marketing, curatorial/exhibitions, development, education/community programs, events, executive/administration, facilities, and visitor services/The Store. When employment opportunities become available, openings are announced at this site for an application.

How To Apply:

Download the Plains Art Museum job application form, fill in your information and mail to the respective address. It may take a minute to download.

Plains Art Museum
P.O. Box 2338
Fargo, ND 58108

Blue Wolf Casino (located in Cactus Jack’s Saloon)
3402 Interstate Blvd. S
Fargo ND 58103

Big Top Bingo
901 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58103

Wild Bill’s Saloon
1776 45th St S
Fargo, ND 58103

Equal Opportunity Employment: Plains Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on any grounds protected under federal, state, or local law, including race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital, affectional preference, disability, or status with regard to sources of income.

Research shows that individuals from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job description describes you, then please apply for this role.

Plains Art Museum is committed to inclusivity for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Plains Art Museum will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed in the application process, please contact Tonya Scott, Chief People and Culture Officer, at

Open positions at Plains Art Museum

Events Bartender

Plains Art Museum is hiring event bartenders. The bartender performs a variety of duties relating to banquet service, including greeting and serving customers, stocking counters, and maintaining sanitation standards. Responsible customer service is a major component of this position. We serve beer and wine only (no mixology knowledge necessary). This is a super part-time position, great for students or former industry people looking to get back into it.  Must have weekend availability and is primarily needed during peak season (May-October). Please send the application to Serena Bouta Click here to see full the job description.

Open Positions at Our Gaming Sites

Casino Dealer: Full and Part-Time at Blue Wolf Casino & King Pin Casino

Learn a lucrative skill while working in an upbeat and fast-paced environment. We offer a training program and a flexible schedule to accommodate your busy life. Proceeds support the mission of the Plains Art Museum.

  • Learn to deal Blackjack, Conduct Paddlewheel and Pull Tabs
  • This is a tipped position: Earning potential of $18/hr. to $23/hr
  • Benefits are available for employees working 30+ hr/week (Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, 403B, Retirement Match)
    Uniforms provided
  • Household Membership to Plains Art Museum plus discounts on classes and events
  • Flexible schedule: hours of operation: Monday through Thursday 2 pm to 1 am
  • Direct customer interaction—must have the ability to communicate with customers
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must pass a background check

How to Apply:

  • In-person at King Pin Casino or Blue Wolf Casino

Download an application

Contact information:


Plains Art Museum offers internships in the Development, Education, and Curatorial departments that allow interns to build an extensive understanding of the operation of a nonprofit art organization.

Defiant Gardens Internship

Currently, there are no Defiant Garden Internships available. Please check back.

The Defiant Gardens Intern will spend a significant amount of time working outside in two public garden spaces. They will also have the opportunity to work with youth and family public programs centered on Plains Art Museum community garden spaces and participate in the Buzz Lab Internship and Buzz Lab Jr. summer camp.

Plains Art Museum’s mission is to foster creative, resilient, and welcoming communities between art, artists, and our local community. The Education Summer Intern will work with Community Programs Coordinator to:

  • Maintain multiple garden beds in the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum and Heritage Garden & Amphitheater at Woodlawn Park in Moorhead, MN.
  • Maintenance will include weeding, mulching, pruning, transplanting, watering, and fertilizing.
  • Create community-driven programming based on research in northern climate gardens, defiant garden projects, gardening in urban spaces, neighborhood demographics and/or pollinator gardens.

The Defiant Gardens Intern requires:

  • Some basic understanding of plant care, and additional training will be provided
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds moving compost or mulch, assistance can be provided
  • Valid driver’s license

Position Dates: approximately 100 hours; May 18th-August 19th (flexible)
Primarily weekdays with some weekends upon request
Hourly Rate: $12-15/hour

Interested candidates should send an application, cover letter and resume to Carol Prafcke, Director of Education,

Buzz Lab Teen Internship

Buzz Lab is a paid internship during the summer 2024 for teens, ages 12-18, interested in art, science, and the environment. Buzz Lab interns engage in learning, teaching, creating, sustaining, and advocating for the livelihood of pollinators in a healthy ecosystem.

Buzz Lab interns will work with scientists, artists, and community members to learn and discuss the importance of pollinators, create works of public art, and participate in gardening and research in the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum and other sites. This year there will be 16 spots available.