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The Best of the Red River Valley 2021: Best Museum/Gallery

Readers named Plains Art Museum the 'Best Museum/Gallery' in the Best of the Red River Valley 2021 competition.

Plains Art Museum. Contributed photo.

What programs or exhibitions have patrons been excited for in the past year?

“The Museum has launched two podcasts – one called ‘5 Plain Questions,’ which focuses on Native American creatives and leaders throughout the region, and ‘High Visibility,’ which focuses on contemporary artists in rural spaces,” Director and CEO Andy Maus said.

“As far as current exhibitions, we’re super excited to share the prints and sculptures of New York-based international art star Chakaia Booker.”

What upcoming exhibitions should we be looking forward to?

“In February of 2022, we will have an exhibition by Grupo Soap del Corazón celebrating their longevity as an artist group,” Maus said. “Also, we are very excited about a solo exhibition by Hazel Belvo opening in September of next year.”


Second place: Bonanzaville USA

Third place: Fargo Air Museum

Fourth place: Hjemkomst Center

Fifth place: Gallery 4

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