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Unglued Craft Fest Returns to Plains Art Museum

It's time to get crafty (or at least support those who do) at the 8th annual Unglued Craft Fest this Friday and Saturday at Plains Art Museum! Now in its 8th consecutive year, the Unglued Craft Fest features 70 local artists and makers that have everything from leather wallets, dog collars, and goddess mugs to organic ...

The Arts Partnership Announces Meetings for City Arts Partnership Grants

The Arts Partnership has announced a series of meetings for organizations interested in applying for a City Arts Partnership Grant (deadline: April 20, 2018). General Operating Support Grants for arts/culture non-profits with annual budgets of $40,000 or more Wednesday, March 7 from 8:30 - 9:15 am OR Thursday, March 8 ...

Grantee Highlight: Calligrapher Anne Kaese

The Arts Partnership awards grants to artists working in any artistic genre and at any career stage, and last fall, we announced our 2017-2018 Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) and Jade Presents Arts Partnership (JPAP) grantees. Over the next year, we will highlight the artists in a series of blogs so that our readers can ...

Sarah Nour: A Reflection of the Red River Winter Market

On Saturday the 20th, the Plains Art Museum made this bitterly cold season much more pleasant by providing an indoor venue for the Red River Winter Market. Local vendors sold a wide variety of food and drink items in an assorted mix of scents and flavors, along with handcrafted items like soaps and bath bombs, tea mixes, and ...

Call for Artists: Partner Emily Vieweg Seeking Visual Artist to Create Broadside Prints for Her Poetry

Are you a visual artist? Do you like to collaborate with other artists? If so, local poet Emily Vieweg has a cool opportunity for you! Vieweg is currently searching for a visual artist to create broadside prints to accompany her poetry. Many of her poems have concrete imagery, but she’s looking for a visual artist that ...

Be A Giving Heart: Say “I Support Local Art” This Giving Hearts Day

The Arts Partnership is excited to once again participate in Giving Hearts Day, the largest fundraiser for nonprofit organizations in the region! Last year we launched wildly successful "umbrella" campaign to help community members visualize us as the umbrella arts organization in the Fargo-Moorhead Metro area. We kept ...

“What If?” Is An Intriguing Question

Last week I attended the Executive Expo, hosted by the100, inc. Teresa Lewis, owner of Get Inspired, was the evening keynote speaker. She asked a question that has had me thinking ever since. She asked, "What if?" In the moment, I asked my table mate, "What if the arts were fully funded in the Metro? What ...