2020 State Arts Conference2019-11-02T16:36:37-06:00


SAVE THE DATE!  MAY 14-16, 2020

Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza, Rapid City, SD

THANK YOU to our Conference Leadership Committee:

Sarah Carlson – Historic Homestake Opera House
Kitty Kinsman – The K Group
Danielle Osloond – GreenInk Designs, Deadwood Mountain Grand

Wade Patton – Artist
Desy Schoenewies – Rapid City Arts Council
Peter Strong – Racing Magpie
Kate Vandel – South Dakota Arts Council

Call for Proposals is Closed

 Open September 15-November 1

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, and marketing/social media. Arts leaders are invited to attend and provide keynote presentations, workshops and panel discussions.

Conference hosts:

The South Dakota State Arts Conference is sponsored by Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council.
South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, 
through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Arts South Dakota believes all individuals and communities deserve meaningful artistic experiences. The goal should be full inclusion of all people in all arts and humanities programs and facilities.

For the State Arts Conference, Arts South Dakota can provide, upon request, alternative formats, auxiliary aids, and services necessary for all individuals to participate in all programs and services provided throughout the conference. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Arts South Dakota will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least 10 days before the event. Direct accommodation requests to info@artssouthdakota.org.

Coming in 2020…

Conference Program
Keynotes | Presenters | Performers
“The Doctor Is In” one-on-one sessions
Pre-Conference Schedule | for Community Arts Councils
Main Conference Schedule
Attendee List

Thank you to our generous sponsors: