Plains Art Museum

Fargo husband and wife sewing face masks for community members, asking for volunteers

The masks are made out of cotton and are non-medical

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo husband and wife are looking for volunteers to help them make face masks for the community. Joe Williams and Ciciley Littlewolf are part of a Native American artists group at the Plains Art Museum. After realizing the museum has four sewing machines not being put to use, they decided to create their own non-medical face…

Human Rights Film & Arts Festival emphasizes human rights for all

The exhibit features artwork by more than 65 artists

FARGO, N.D. — Step onto the third floor of the Plains Art Museum, and you’ll see paintings, photographs, films and letters blanketing the walls. The images created and words written are intentional. Their goal is to bring about change within the local community. “The issues that these artists are talking about in their works are issues that impact every single…

Famous Photographer R. J. Kern Opens Exhibit At Plains Art Museum

R.J. Kern's work is called "The Unchosen."

FARGO, N.D. — A famous American photographer is showcasing one of his latest exhibits at the Plains Art Museum that has roots in the Midwest. R. J. Kern’s work is called “The Unchosen.” It’s about the honors and efforts of animals and their handlers who came in last place at 10 Minnesota county fairs. Kern says the artwork showcases the…

Plains Art Museum Brings Back Free Noon Holiday Concerts

The free event is celebrating its 21st year.

FARGO, N.D. – The three week event brings in local musicians including students and established artists to play from noon to one from Monday to Thursday. There will also be meals available for purchase. The museum hopes through this event more people check out all it has to offer. “Oh, I think it’s great to like I said, get people…

Kids Enjoy Littles Art Day at the Plains Art Museum

Littles Art day is for young children to enjoy things like a dance class, reading time, making art and performances by NDSU theater students.

FARGO, N.D.– Children, ages five and under, are dabbling in the some fun while also learning at the Plains Art Museum. Littles Art day is for young children to enjoy things like a dance class, reading time, making art and performances by NDSU theater students. Gaspers School of Dance, Fargo Public Library, and Kindermusik were also there to help kids…

NDSU Architecture Students Show Talent Through Bird House Project

Select students in the program won awards for their houses

FARGO, N.D.– NDSU architecture students are being acknowledged for their work. Select students in the program won awards for their bird houses at the 7th Annual Architecture for the Birds reception. The students were judged on their craftsmanship, design, and livability for a North American nesting bird. Three honorable mentions and winners for first, second, and third place were awarded…

Fargo Families Make Pinwheels at Plains Art Museum’s Kidquest

Families create different art projects every month

FARGO, N.D. — Families in Fargo are putting pastels to pinwheels. The Plains Art Museum is putting on its monthly Kidquest event, where families can walk through the museum and create an art project together. This month, they’re making plastic pinwheels and decorating them using markers and oil pastels. They’re allowed to make two pinwheels: one for themselves, and one for…

Second Annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival Kicks Off

The exhibit will also make stops in Bismarck and Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. — For the second year, the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival is showcasing art focused on issues people face every day. 35 artists from all over the world are taking part in this year’s festival, which is taking place at the Plains Art Museum. In addition to paintings and sculptures, people can read literature and take in some…