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2022 March Press Releases

Plains Art Museum Announces Janet Zinke in Role of Director of Impactful Giving

Press Release
For Immediate Release (March 2022)

Fargo, North Dakota – Plains Art Museum, along with its board of directors, is thrilled to announce the addition of Janet Zinke in the new role of Director of Impactful Giving.

A graduate of NDSU, Zinke, has been fundraising for area nonprofits since 2001, 16 years at The Village Family Services and four at Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch. During her tenure, she worked with people all across the country and her experience covers everything from corporate gifts and sponsorships to stewarding an individual’s annual, major, and planned estate gifts. Along with her professional work in fundraising, Zinke is a performing artist for stage, film and voiceovers and was a founding member of both Linebenders and the Divas of Improv.

Zinke will use her skills to help Plains Art Museum supporters achieve the greatest impact with their philanthropy for programs and projects that provide art access and education for everyone. “The Museum truly enhances the quality of life for our region, and thanking people is one of my favorite things to do.” Zinke said, “It is an honor to build relationships with our supporters, share stories of how they are making a difference and celebrate being a part of an exciting and growing regional hub.”

The Museum looks forward to working with Zinke as she brings her enthusiasm and breadth of experience as she joins the Museum’s team for many years to come.

Plains Art Museum is your nonprofit art museum and education center, supported by over 800 individuals and organizations. The Museum and its Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity are located at 704 First Avenue North in downtown Fargo. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit plainsart.org.