Explore our featured programs going on now.

The state arts conference is held every two years at different locations across South Dakota. Workshops, panel discussions, plenary sessions focus on key areas such as racial equity, arts education, fundraising, local arts councils, grant-writing, marketing/social media, and more.

June 7-8, 2024
Sioux Falls

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These institutes offer professional development in arts and learning for all teachers and administrators Pre-K through 12th grade on the NSU campus in Aberdeen.

All workshops are offered for up to 3 graduate and/or CEU credits.

SAVE THE DATE JULY 15-17, 2024!

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The ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA ARTIST EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND provides short-term financial support for individual artists, culture bearers, and creative workers within South Dakota who have been impacted by an emergency.

Applications are now closed.

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Arts & Economic Prosperity Study 6 (AEP6) provides economic impact data on the non-profit arts in South Dakota.

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The arts profoundly impact all South Dakotans! There’s an arts advocate in everyone who understands the importance of cultural connections and power of creativity in transforming our society. The first thing to know about advocating for the arts is that the place to start is right in your own neighborhood. We hope this interactive map will provide timely and significant information related to the arts in your county and across South Dakota.

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In partnership with Lamar Advertising, Arts South Dakota sponsored this service for FREE to our community arts council member organizations where local billboards were available.

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Arts South Dakota, a non-partisan and non-profit service organization, advances the arts for South Dakotans and our visitors by connecting, advocating, and educating.