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Living As Form at the Plains Art Museum

Posted on July 25, 2014


Participants from “The Art of Hospitality,” June 19, 2014. THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE series programming in conjunction with Living as Form (The Nomadic Version) at Plains Art Museum. Photo: Cody Jacobson.


On View June 12, 2014 - September 14, 2014

Living As Form (The Nomadic Version) opened on June 12 at the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota.  The exhibition brings together renowned international artists and socially engaged practitioners with over a dozen regional artists from the Fargo-Moorehead area to transform the museum into an active hub and resource center. Throughout the summer, a rotating roster of artists-in-residence will lead visitors in a rich program of discussions, events and workshops. All programs are open to the public and free of charge.

On September 4 – 7, the Plains Art Museum will also present Central Time Centric, a symposium focusing on concerns of art and social engagement in the Midwest. Participants will take part in conversations about the relationship between artists and communities and the evolution of art as social practice, among other issues. For a full roster of events and information about registration, please visit the symposium website, here.


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: June 19
The Art of Hospitality


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: June 26
Katie Hargrave, In Poor Tastes Good


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: July 10
Museum to Museum, Garden to Garden –  A Walking Tour


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: July 17
Sandy Spieler, Its Presence Reaches Everywhere

Dwight Mickelson, NEST – Nature Experience & Shelter Transformer


FRIDAY BONUS: July 18
Experience the NEST


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: July 24
Jill Odegaard, Woven Welcome


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: July 31
Meg Roberts, Plants for Patients – Practicing Compassion


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: August 7
Sandra Menefee Taylor, In a New Voice


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: August 14
Heather Zinger, Build a Chair, Build a Community


THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: August 21
Jeff Knight, Colin Kloecker, and Shanai Matteson, Whole City Fargo-Moorhead


Tuesday Lunch Launch:
Convening at noon on Tuesdays in the Conversation Circle in the Living as Form gallery, these informal gatherings will introduce the artist-of-the-week, who will discuss issues involved in their creative processes.


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: June 17
An Introduction to Art and Social Practice
Led by Plains Art Museum’s Social Practice Reading Group.


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: June 24
Meet Katie Hargrave


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: July 8
Meet the “Swarm”


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: July 15
Meet Sandy Spieler and Dwight Mickelson


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: July 22
Meet Jill Odegaard


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: July 29
Meet Meg Roberts


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: August 5
Meet Sandra Menefee Taylor


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: August 12
Meet Heather Zinger


TUESDAY LUNCH LAUNCH: August 19
Meet Jeff Knight, Colin Kloecker, and Shanai Matteson

For more information and a full schedule of events, please visit the Plains Art Museum website, here.

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