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Address: 704 First Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58102
Phone Number: 701.551.6100
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Plains Art Museum is a nonprofit, regional fine arts museum located in...
Plains Art Museum is a nonprofit, regional fine arts museum located in downtown Fargo, N.D. and accredited by the American Association of Museums. Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 11 am - 5 pm, until 9 pm on Thurs Sat, 10 am - 5 pm The Store Hours: Mon-Sat, 10 am - 5 pm, until 9 pm on Thurs The Blue Goose Cafe: Mon-Fr, 10 am - 2 pm
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Not big fans of modern art, but this museum is a member of NARM (North American Reciprocal Museums), and we have a contributor level membership at another member museum, so we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Annabella G
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Newton, MA
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Moorhead, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We enjoyed the Bakken and Julie Buffalohead exhibits. I love the Plains Art building, with all of the wood floors, etc. I would not recommend spending money at the Blue Goose Café though. It was not impressive. I ate at the Blue Goose today for the first time, on my birthday, with my mom and son. They do not have... More 

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Amy R, Public Relations Manager at Plains Art Museum, responded to this review

I’m glad you enjoyed the exhibitions and hope you will give the small, gourmet cafe located in the Museum another chance! The food is made by a talented and experienced chef who genuinely cares about customer experience. He welcomes your input, and invites you to contact him, which you can do by sending a message to museum@plainsart.org with “Blue Goose... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this fine museum. Located in the remodeled International Harvester warehouse, it has three floors devoted to temporary exhibitions and a permanent collection of Native American and contemporary art. I was particularly intrigued by the exhibition on the Bakken oilfields, which draws attention to the hard lives of the workers and the impact on the... More 

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Newton, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Not big fans of modern art, but this museum is a member of NARM (North American Reciprocal Museums), and we have a contributor level membership at another member museum, so we didn't have to pay to enter. Can't say that I enjoyed the modern exhibits, but there was an interesting special exhibit related to fracking, so I can tell that... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Interesting place to visit. Have been there for concerts, receptions, openings, and even just to walk around. Great shows and very well run. always worth the visit. Well supported by the community.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I was quite moved by the impact the oil business is having on the state. I was surprised at just thinking of the litter alone and its ugliness on the roads of rural North Dakota. It made me wonder as I carried my bottle of refillable water why the tax revenue is not going to educate the citizens on preserving... More 

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Estevan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

fantastic building, saw the very interesting exhibit on the Bakken oilfield. gift shop somewhat lacking. convenient location

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Our group visited here to see the musuem and to have dinner. It's an interesting collection. And, while the dining choice was limited to what had been chosen, I was extremely pleased with the offering and the service!

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Byron, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We visited in October when they featured art from local teachers and professors from the Fargo-Moorhead colleges. Paintings, scuptures, mixed media, pottery, photography-it was all from local artists. All in all, we enjoyed it.

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Moorhead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Beautiful historic building, light and airy, well laid out. Interesting and very good art, phodtography, sculpture, and travelling special art displays, movies about artists. Not crowded, tasty cafe offering meals at lunchtime in beautiful atmosphere, special events, and this is a great place to book a venue!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

beautiful place, old world look, very clean and spacious.. went to a wedding here and was decorated very elegantly, giver you the feel of big city,

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Additional Information about Plains Art Museum

Address: Address: 704 First Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58102
Phone Number: 701.551.6100
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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