As a VENUEHost your event…

This turn of the century warehouse was acquired in 1994 and renovated into the beautiful and accredited art museum it is today. With its combination of historical and new architecture, Plains Art Museum provides event spaces that are perfect for: * meetings * conferences * dinners * receptions, and many other * corporate, and * private events. Three distinctive rental spaces are offered:

  • The Landfield Atrium: The Ruth and Seymour Landfield Atrium is located on the first floor which looks upward to a beautiful skylight. The Atrium can accommodate up to 125 guests seated for a formal dinner and is the ideal location for a cocktail style reception and an evening of dancing.
  • Gate City Presentation Center: Gate City Presentation Center is a private space located on the 1st floor of the Museum. This room can accommodate powerpoint presentations and formal classroom lectures. It’s also a great place for business luncheons and/or dinner parties up to 40 people.
  • 3rd Floor Space: 3rd Floor is a non-private space that works well for larger meetings, conventions and powerpoint presentations. It is an ideal location for corporate dinners and wedding receptions.

Support the Plains Art Museum …by simply booking your next special occasion here:


As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

The Store at Plains Art Museum offers unique, exciting, and original merchandise. Stop in to shop for: * jewelry * a large book selection * artwork * clothing * home décor * appealing notebooks * cards, and children’s * toys. Pick up special gifts for family and friends . . . or for yourself. Proceeds from The Store benefit museum programs. Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * Read * Create * Live * Wear * Gift Cards, and * Learn.

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Be a DONORShow that you care…

Be a part of the fun and success of Plains Art Museum …get involved in a way that best fits you! Become a member. Sponsor a program. Make a donation. Volunteer your time. Attend an event. Let us hear from you today!


Plains Art Museum is our region’s primary destination for art appreciation and visual culture. Museum members provide funding for programs that foster creative learning, encourage imagination, and enrich lives. Plus, members support free general admission for the whole community.
We invite you to join us as a member and share in the satisfaction of helping to bring people and art together. As a member, you’ll receive a number of valuable benefits. Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Student * Senior * Individual * Senior Household * Household * Contributor * Advocate * Collaborator * Curator’s Circle * Executive’s Circle * Director’s Circle, and  * Chairman’s Circle.


At Plains Art Museum, we have so many stories to tell, and our most important story is YOU.

  • Make a Donation: Your support not only enables us to continue our PlainsArt4All Initiative to keep the Museum general admission free and enable arts access for all, but it also supports any numbers of programs, departments and exhibitions. Thank you for supporting the arts and arts access in our community!
  • Matching Gifts: Double your support! Check with your employer to see if a matching gifts program is available.
  • Organizational Partnerships: Supporting your Plains Art Museum shows the community that you are aligned with the largest and only accredited art museum in the region. Plains Art Museum offers a range of exhibition, program, and event sponsorship opportunities that enable you to reach targeted segments of the Museum’s audience, as well as your own constituency. No matter how you choose to give, your support is transformative, making Fargo a regional leader in arts access, presentation, and education.
  • AmazonSmile: Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Plains Art Museum by starting your shopping at
  • Sponsorship: As a Plains Art Museum sponsor, your company is identified with and provides meaningful support for the Museum’s most visible and significant activities. Plains Art Museum offers a range of exhibition, program, and event sponsorship opportunities that enable you to reach targeted segments of the Museum’s audience, as well as your own constituency.
  • Planned Giving: Even a modest gift in your will or estate plan can make a lasting impact in the community.  Won’t you consider including Plains Art Museum in your estate plans? Your gift will be your legacy of bringing people and art together. Here are a few common types of planned giving opportunities:
    • Donations to a Qualified Endowment: Endowment gifts are a great way to strengthen the future of Plains Art Museum and save on your taxes! If you’re a North Dakota individual tax payer or a North Dakota business owner, you have an unprecedented opportunity to make gifts to Plains Art Museum and receive significant North Dakota tax credits. A tax credit is significantly more valuable than a deduction since a credit offsets the computed tax liability.
    • Outright Gift
    • Charitable Remainder Trust
    • Last Will and Testament
    • Gift Annuity
    • Life Insurance
    • Charitable Lead Trust

Volunteer: Join our volunteer docent team! We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with our youth, family, and adult programs at Plains Art Museum. Docents meet monthly, September – May, for exhibition previews and discussion. You don’t have to be an art expert to volunteer, you just need to enjoy art, be willing to learn about Plains Art Museum, and have a desire to help others by connecting art, artists, and audiences.

Internships: Two internship options are available.

  • Development Internship: Plains Art Museum offers a Year-Round or Summer Internship in the Development Department that allows interns to build an extensive understanding of the operation of a nonprofit art organization; knowledge that can prove vital when applying for college or post-graduate work, or for future employment.
  • Education Internship: The Department of Education at Plains Art Museum seeks an Intern with a strong background in art education, museum studies, studio art, art history, cultural studies, and/or history to assist with youth education and outreach at Plains Art Museum. This internship is an experiential learning program that provides students with hands-on knowledge while exposing them to the inner workings of art museums and non-profit organizations.

Support the Plains Art Museum …by simply joining, giving, and volunteering here:

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