Category: Art

Listening Garden Artist Featured in Faculty Art Exhibition

The public is invited to the Faculty Art Exhibition opening reception on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The annual art exhibit at Concordia College features the work of sculptor Dwight Mickelson, one of the artists connecting people and their ideas to shape the World Garden Commons, the stormwater pond at Rabanus Park, Fargo. The exhibition runs…
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January 17, 2018 0

Meet Artist Dwight Michelson

  Dwight Mickelson (b. 1964), is a sculptor, metal-worker and furniture-maker and the artist connecting people and their ideas that shape the World Garden Commons, the stormwater pond at Rabanus Park.  Raised in Hawley, Minnesota, Mickelson has always been interested in the intersections that exist between art and craft, between nature and culture and between…
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January 17, 2018 0

“Unity” Premiers at the Fargo Theater

Starring the children of Jefferson Elementary and Fargo High School and featuring artist DPB and Officers Bloom and Niemeyer Please join the Fargo Police Department to celebrate and grow the culture of unity for the sake of our young people with the premiere of  “Unity,” a music video, made in collaboration with artist DPB, Officer…
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November 27, 2017 0
Fargo Public Art Master Plan

Fargo Public Arts Master Plan

Join the Planning Department and the Arts and Culture Commission hosting an open house to discuss the Public Art Master Plan. Your attendance is welcome! Public Art Public Forum: 5:30 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Fargo Public Library Downtown Community Room.   Fargo’s public art can be a catalyst for expansive thinking, cultural…
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November 22, 2017 0
Free events at World Garden Commons in Rabanus Park from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays Rain or shine, the activities are free to attendees and open to the neighbors of World Garden Commons

Reflecting on the Summer Series

The 2017 Summer Series activated World Garden Commons through events and programs focused on culture, art and science. Activities included a mini powwow, water festival, brass concerts, conversations and art projects benefiting bees and people. Summer Series Video: The events were organized by partners deeply involved in the design of the stormwater basin called World…
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November 21, 2017 0
MN State University Moorhead students redesign TFP website

Dragons Launch Improved Website

  Minnesota State University Moorhead Graphic Communication students are preparing to launch a website redesign for The Fargo Project and World Garden Commons. Roxy Poole, Brady Schwab and Nathan Long are spending the semester exploring and growing their skills in graphic and technical applications.  Their work is one of many projects lead by Alex Fogarty,…
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November 6, 2017 0

Explore the World Under One Roof

Pangea-Cultivate Our Cultures 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 18 Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead FREE ADMISSION Pangea is an experience for all the senses: a chorus of colors, flowing fringe, a bite of spice, lace and wood in turn, traditional movement and the sounds of modern music. Best of all, admission is free. Discover delicious…
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November 2, 2017 0

Fargo Featured in Field Guide for Creative Placemaking

  Of the eleven case studies featured in The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks, between the stories of a recreational path in Chicago and an urban wilderness in Huston, is a telling of World Garden Commons, the pilot site of The Fargo Project located at Rabanus Park. The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking…
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October 19, 2017 0

Public Art Master Plan

Fargo’s public art can be a catalyst for expansive thinking, cultural evolution, social openness and cohesion as demonstrated by the process and approach of The Fargo Project. “…Public Art is a growing contributor to the quality of life in Fargo.” The City of Fargo recently published the Fargo Public Art Master Plan, facilitated by Forecast…
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October 9, 2017 0

The Fargo Project Research Opportunity

We need your help. Through conversations and interviews, participation in art activities and public events at World Garden Commons, Rabanus Park, many people have contributed to The Fargo Project through community interest and professional association. Some of you have received an email to participate in a survey to determine how people involved in The Fargo Project…
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September 26, 2017 0