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Spring Gala: 1976!

Spring Gala: 1976!
Saturday, May 7 • 7 pm – Midnight
Celebrate 40 years of Plains Art Museum at the most spectacular party in town.
Event Date: 
05/07/2016 - 7:00pm to 05/08/2016 - 12:00am

Timothy Ray Unseen Works: Prints, Drawings & Collage

Tim Ray - Unseen Works: Prints, Drawings & Collage 

Opening reception: Thursday, March 24, 6 - 8pm
Exhibit runs: March 24 - April 17, 2016

The gallery enthusiastically presents the third installment of its annual series of unseen drawings, prints, and collage from artist Tim Ray. Tim was a mentor, teacher and friend. Annually, the gallery reveals a small number of seminal works from the late artist’s collection. We are honored to continue the celebration of Tim's lifelong creative dedication and his commitment to the region's visual arts culture.

Event Date: 
03/24/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony present a sumptuous feast of Downton Abbey-inspired

Violinist Sonja Harasim together with several of her fellow string musicians of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony present a sumptuous feast of Downton Abbey-inspired, enticingly romantic and lyrical British chamber music by British composers Ralph Vaughan Williams, York Bowen, Frank Bridge and others.  Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Senior, $6 Student, all general admission and available at the door www.fmsymphony.org.    LOCATION CHANGE: First Presbyterian Church, 650 2nd Ave N Downtown Fargo, Sunday, April 3rd at 2:00 PM


Event Date: 
04/03/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Rourke Art Museum presents Grace Clark

Cultural Landscapes – MSUM graduate, Grace Clark, brings to the Rourke an electic collection of photography featuring the various characteristics of the world. 

Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Avenue, Moorhead, MN, therourke.org, (218) 236-8861.  Open Friday through Sunday 1- 5 pm.

Event Date: 
03/18/2016 - 1:00pm to 04/30/2016 - 5:00pm

Women in Music Concert

In honor of Women’s History Month, a concert featuring music by all female composers will be Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Classroom Auditorium at Mayville State University. The program, consisting of music spanning over four centuries, will showcase MSU students, the Drama Queens, and Callie Stadem, a composer, vocalist, and harpist.  Ms.

Event Date: 
03/31/2016 - 7:30pm

River Walk Artists, East Grand Forks

Ron Woolever & Kathy Comstock - The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is happy to announce Pics and Pottery, an exhibit of Ron Woolever's photography and Kathy Comstock's ceramics. Showcased in our East Grand Forks gallery Wednesday, March 9, 2016, through Sunday, April 24, 2016.  Both artists grew up in northwestern Minnesota and currently work in public service, Mr. Woolever in law enforcement, Ms. Comstock in education. Their artistic fields both reflect their love of nature, but that is where their similarity parts.

Event Date: 
03/09/2016 - 2:00pm to 04/24/2016 - 5:00pm


Theatre B concludes its thirteenth season with the World Premiere of ‘The Sweet New’ by Raymond Rea, a local playwright and filmmaker. ‘The Sweet New’ is Theatre B’s first commissioned play and will be a community collaboration with The Pride Collective and Community Center. The production follows three generations of an Italian-American family as they navigate emigration, assimilation, and transformation. Who is allowed to call themselves American? What is identity? What must you overcome to realize your vision of who you really are?

Event Date: 
04/15/2016 - 7:30pm to 05/07/2016 - 9:30pm

School Spirit Artists' Reception

March is Youth Art Month at Plains Art Museum, and we invite you to a special celebration! Bring your friends, kids, aunts, uncles, parents and grandparents to the School Spirit Artists Reception this Sunday from 1:30 to 4 PM.

Art education develops self-esteem, appreciation for the work of others, creative problem solving, communication, and critical thinking skills; all vital to the success of today's youth.

Event Date: 
03/13/2016 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Youth Symphony Concerts this Sunday

Join us and share in the excitement this Sunday at the special Artists' Reception for students, friends, family, and educators. Light refreshments offered, with remarks by Plains Art Museum Director Andy Maus and Fargo City Commissioner Melissa Sobolik, and music performances by Fargo Moorhead Area Youth Symphonies at 2:00 and 3:00 PM.  Sunday March 13, 2016.  Free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
03/13/2016 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Recital with a Cause

Recital with a Cause:  Classical Musicians to perform because lives depend on it!  The five Rotary clubs of Fargo-Moorhead will present Recital with a Cause on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm at First Lutheran Church located at 619 Broadway, Fargo, ND.  You can contact Leann Wolff at 701-412-3325 for more information.

Event Date: 
03/15/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.