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Visit us Virtually

Plains Art Museum is currently closed to the public in response to community efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. But don’t worry the Museum is sharing a series of virtual programs and resources for all ages! From live virtual classes to mindfulness exercises, the programs center art-making and art appreciation offer healthy modes of stress release during this challenging time.

Talks and Screenings

A variety of artists and academics provide food for thought – both educating and challenging the art and the world we see around us every day.

Creativity Among Native American Artists

Native American artist programs and exhibitions at Plains Art Museum and partner organizations.

Northern Plains Summer Art Institute

The Northern Plains Summer Art Institute (NPSAI) is a two-week (June 14 -16, 2020) intensive art program for twelve (12) Native American high school students from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin seeking an art education that mixes fundamentals in art and a connection to their cultural identity.

Artist in Residence

The Plains Art Museum Artist-in-residence invites artists to push the boundaries of the Fargo-Moorhead art scene for a time and space away from their usual environment and obligations.

Teacher Resources

Plains Art Museum has a series of learning posters that feature works of art from the Permanent Collection.


Plains Art Museum offers youth scholarships for art making programs.