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March 2018 Press Releases

Plains Art Museum Launches 2018 Summer Buzz Lab Program

Press Release
For Immediate Release (March 2018)

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum announces the fifth annual Buzz Lab teen internship program, taking place throughout Summer 2018. The Buzz Lab internship is for teens ages 11-18 who are interested in the arts and sciences, leadership, and the environment, and who want to make a positive impact on their community.

Buzz Lab interns commit to seven days of learning and collaboration at Plains Art Museum and are paid for their time. Interns work with artists and teachers to learn and discuss the importance of pollinators, create original works of art, share their art and knowledge with our community. Interns also develop and maintain the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 15; applications can be picked up at the front desk of Plains Art Museum and are available at plainsart.org

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 encompass the largest and only accredited art museum in North Dakota. It is located in downtown Fargo at 704 First Avenue North. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit www.plainsart.org.

Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO, amaus@plainsart.org, 701.551.6123.

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Plains Art Museum offers “Picturing Music” Art + Autism Program

Press Release
For Immediate Release (March 2018)

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum in Fargo believes that visiting art museums should be a rewarding experience for everyone. The Museum is thrilled to announce upcoming dates for our biannual Art + Autism program. These programs are led by experienced Education Staff at the Museum, as well as Special Education professionals, and are designed specifically for families with children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder.

During the “Autism + Art: Picturing Music” workshop from 10:00 – 11:30 am on April 7, participating children and parents or caregivers will engage in multiple hands-on learning activities as they experience the works of art and music. Participants will create an adaptable art project, a musical instrument, of their own in the Center for Creativity.

Registration is required by calling (701) 551-6100 or visiting https://public.plainsart.org/public/YouthPreview.faces?wrkid=80. Art and Autism is free thanks to the support of the Red River Area Learning Center of Moorhead, Minnesota, through support from the Barry Foundation. Participants can request an orientation with staff prior to the workshop by contacting education@plainsart.org.

April is Autism Awareness month, a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and to assure that each person with Autism Spectrum Disorder is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life.

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 encompass the largest and only accredited art museum in North Dakota. It is located in downtown Fargo at 704 First Avenue North. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit www.plainsart.org.

Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO, amaus@plainsart.org, 701.551.6123.

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