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2022 November Press Releases

Plains Art Museum to Hold its Seventh Annual Indigenous Art Fair 

Press Release
For Immediate Release (November 2022) 

Fargo, North Dakota – Plains Art Museum will host its seventh annual Indigenous Art Fair on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 am – 5 pm at the Museum. The public is invited to shop for high-level contemporary and traditional Indigenous art as we kick off the holiday season! 

The expanded event will feature 30 Indigenous artists from North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and from around the region. The public can take part in a t-shirt printing project with MState Professor, John Cox featuring artwork from artist John Hitchcock. At 1 pm, Attendees are also invited to watch a dance demonstration by the Buffalo River Singers and Dancers, highlighting the Waŋna niš niyepi exhibition.

“I am honored to curate and organize such a wonderful art-focused, Indigenous event again this year! Many artists sold out of their artwork by the end of last year’s event, and it’s great to expose the artists to our community and that our community supports the artists,said Director of Native American Programming, Joseph Williams. 

Please contact Joseph Williams, Director of Native American Programming at Plains Art Museum, with any questions at jwilliams@plainsart.org.

Plains Art Museum is the largest art museum in the Dakotas and Western Minnesota. It is general admission free and educationally-focused thanks to strong and growing support from over 800 households and businesses. The Museum manages a permanent collection of over 4,000 objects, organizes and presents dozens of annual exhibitions, facilitates public art projects, and leads over 200 educational programs and experiences for all ages each year. 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.