Defiant Gardens for Fargo-Moorhead

Plains Art Museum

Funding Received: 2013
Fargo, ND
$260,000
Funding Period: 1 year and 5 months

In an effort to shift the community’s ethos toward public art and design while providing much needed green spaces in three downtown locations, the Plains Art Museum will develop three collaborative, artist-led creative placemaking projects called Defiant Gardens

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

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After a winter of planning, the Defiant Gardens projects have been steaming along since May and we have good news and bad news to report... Read More
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By Karis Thompson Update and reflection This month’s Defiant Gardens for Fargo-Moorhead blog features an extended update on the Pollinator Garden for the Plains Art... Read More
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Photo of the new light plant, circa late 1890s; photo: Moorhead Public Service Updates This month’s Defiant Gardens for Fargo-Moorhead blog by Karis Thompson features... Read More
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NDSU architecture student Nicholas Anderson listens as Professor Regin Schwaen discusses student Crystal Rinkenberger’s Fargo Fern Grotto rendering; photo by Karis Thompson Updates This month’s... Read More
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Plains staff Tim Patterson, Colleen Sheehy and Mark Ryan review and revise the Pollinator Garden master plan; photo by Karis Thompson Updates In the midst... Read More
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The preliminary plan for the Museum’s Pollinator Garden from Barr Engineering Updates Pollinator Garden Kurt Leuthold, civil engineer and vice president, and ecologist, horticulturalist and... Read More
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A bee visits the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum; photo by Cody Jacobson Though the growing season in Fargo-Moorhead is done for the year,... Read More
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The plan sketch for the Moorhead Power Plant Defiant Garden; courtesy of Rob Fischer and Kevin Johnson Updates Defiant Garden for the Moorhead Power Plant:... Read More
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Update and Reflection Colleen Sheehy, Defiant Gardens project director, hosted a gathering in July to bring together the respective artists and community members working on... Read More
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At Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota, we dug into our three projects for “Defiant Gardens for Fargo-Moorhead” in June and July after being... Read More
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As Forecast Public Art wraps up its 40th year, we join the celebration by sharing out some of the useful, valuable resources they produce for...Read more
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The Pollinator Garden transformed cement parking lots into profuse gardens to support bees, butterflies, and more—while also nurturing cohorts of young people to became advocates...Read more