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FMSO Music on Fire

    Igor Stravinsky         Firebird Suite  
    Takashi Yoshimatsu   “Cyberbird” Concerto
            featuring saxophonist Russ Peterson
    Manuel de Falla         Ritual Fire Dance
    Ottorino Respighi      The Pines of Rome    

Event Date: 
09/26/2015 - 6:00pm to 09/27/2015 - 6:00pm

The Soldier's Tale & The Devil's Tale

The Soldier's Tale & The Devil's Tale

Two evenings of music by Stravinksy and Stephenson

Members of the NDSU Division of Performing Arts faculty will perform two major companion works on back-to-back nights. On Friday, October 2, NDSU will host a complete performance of Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale, one of the masterpieces of 20th century music. On Saturday, October 3, the ensemble will perform James Stephenson's The Devil's Tale, a contemporary sequel to Stravinsky's work. 

Event Date: 
10/02/2015 - 7:30pm to 10/03/2015 - 10:00pm

Mike Marth: New Works exhibit


Opening Reception: Saturday, October 3, 6 - 8pm
Exhibit runs: October 3 - November 1, 2015

ecce gallery


Event Date: 
10/03/2015 - 6:00pm to 11/01/2015 - 5:00pm

Exhibit by Charles Christianson

Exhibit by Charles Christianson, Spirit Room

Rec: Oct 3, 7-9pm

Exhibit runs through Oct 30.

Event Date: 
10/03/2015 - 7:00pm to 10/30/2015 - 5:00pm

Community Collections from North of Normal

Community Collections from North of Normal
Exhibition runs from October 23, 2015 – February 6, 2016
Community Collections from North of Normal explores the art of collecting by presenting unusual and interesting collections amassed by area residents. Plains Art Museum

Event Date: 
10/23/2015 - 10:00am to 02/06/2016 - 5:00pm

Laura Youngbird: Common Thread

Laura Youngbird: Common Thread
Opening Reception - Thursday, October 22, 5 – 7 p.m., Members free, Nonmembers $10, Students $5
Exhibition runs from October 22, 2015 – February 6, 2016
Common Thread is a solo exhibition of recent work by artist/educator Laura Youngbird, featuring portraits of individuals who have been major influences in her life and career, along with a series of prints that use a dress motif to challenge assumptions about Native American women and culture. Plains Art Museum 

Event Date: 
10/22/2015 - 5:00pm to 02/06/2016 - 5:00pm

FMVA Studio Crawl – Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio

FMVA Studio Crawl – Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio
Saturday, October 3, 10 – 5 p.m., and Sunday, October 4, Noon – 5 p.m.
Stop in during the FMVA Studio Crawl weekend to see works by FMVA founding artists and Print Studio Manager Amanda Heidt. Free admission both days during regular Plains Art Museum hours.

Event Date: 
10/03/2015 - 10:00am to 10/04/2015 - 5:00pm

Picasso: Passion for Clay & Star Wallowing Bull: Transformer

Picasso: Passion for Clay

Star Wallowing Bull: Transformer

Opening Reception - Saturday, October 3, 7 – 10 p.m., Members free, Nonmembers $15, Students $5
Both exhibitions run from October 3, 2015 – January 2, 2016

Plains Art Museum proudly opens its 40th anniversary season with Picasso: Passion for Clay, featuring 40 dazzling ceramics Pablo Picasso made at the famed Madoura Pottery Studio in Southern France. The artworks in this touring exhibition are from the private collection of Martin Rosenbaum, a world-renowned expert on Picasso’s ceramics. 


Event Date: 
10/03/2015 - 7:00pm to 01/02/2016 - 5:00pm

FMVA Visual Talk with Jescia Hopper

Thursday, September 24, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Artist Jescia Hopper will discuss her current body of work, Dinorama, which features whimsical paintings and sculptures that challenge the seriousness of adulthood. Sponsored by Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists; free and open to the public. Plains Art Museum


Event Date: 
09/24/2015 - 7:30pm

Warren Kessler New Works exhibit


New Works Exploring Trompe-l'oeil

Through September 20, 2015 at ecce gallery

Above image: Warren Kessler, Respect, 2015, Oil on panel, 5 x 7 inches

Read more about Warren and his most recent series here: 

Event Date: 
09/17/2015 - 9:15am to 09/20/2015 - 5:00pm


North Dakota Council on the Arts

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