Plains Art Museum Hosts Free Noon Holiday Concerts, Gallery Talks

Plains Art Museum is again hosting the popular Noon Holiday Concerts, offered free every Monday through Thursday for the first three weeks of December. Enjoy performances by area musicians over the lunch hour and take in the museum galleries for free with a purchase of lunch from Blue Goose Café, which will serve up a full buffet during the concert series. In addition, free gallery talks will be offered on Art Boom: The Tri-College Faculty Show from 1 – 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Dec. 11.

Shop for unique gifts in The Store, the museum’s gift shop, and have them wrapped for free. Members get 20% off store purchases from Nov. 28 – Dec. 18.  The Museum is also holding a Holiday Sale at the Center for Creativity on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with ceramic works created by students, Open Studio participants, staff, and teaching artists.

The Noon Holiday Concerts are sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio.

Performances and Gallery Talks:

Week 1

  • Monday, Dec. 1 – Concordia Sax Quartet
  • Tuesday, Dec. 2 – Dave Ferreira Trio, and at 1 PM: Faculty Showcase Gallery Talk: Paintings
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3 – Darin Henze & Friends
  • Thursday, Dec. 4 – Marjorie Schlossman & Margie Bailly, and at 1 PM: Faculty Showcase Gallery Talk.: Photography

Week 2

  • Monday, Dec. 8 – Clarion Quartet
  • Tuesday, Dec. 9 – NDSU Student Chamber Ensembles, and at 1 PM: Faculty Showcase Gallery Talk: Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Wednesday, Dec. 10 – Darin Henze & Michelle Gelinske
  • Thursday, Dec. 11 – NDSU Brass Quintet, and at 1 PM: Faculty Showcase Gallery Talk: Prints and Drawings

Week 3

  • Monday, Dec. 15 – Silver Winds
  • Tuesday, Dec. 16 – NDSU Faculty Chamber Ensemble
  • Wednesday, Dec. 17 – Sarah Morrau & Bekka Devries
  • Thursday, Dec. 18 – Dakota Rose String Quartet