Arts Advocacy Day at the Legislature

Arts Advocacy Day at the Legislature is held biennially, alternating years with the Governor’s Awards in the Arts. This day serves to heighten awareness and appreciation of the arts for our legislators and other decision-makers.

Join us February 9, 2022!

South Dakota State Capitol, Pierre

We’re hoping that community arts supporters and representatives from arts centers, museums and performance venues will join us in Pierre on February 9. We’ll be celebrating in a variety of ways.

11:00 – 2:30 pm State Capitol for Arts Advocacy Day at the Legislature
11:00 – 2:00 pm Governor’s Student Art Competition Exhibition | Capitol Rotunda
11:00 – 1:30 pm Dessert will be served to Legislators in the Presidents & Speakers Lobbies, 3rd Floor
12:00-12:15 pm TF Riggs High School Chamber Choir will perform in the Capitol Rotunda
2:00 – 2:30 pm Floor announcements in House & Senate, 4th-floor balcony visitor’s seating

Capitol Security Checkpoint
Capitol visitors will enter through the north doors and be directed into the Security Office for screening.

Everyone is welcome at our events. We highly encourage those attending to be vaccinated and welcome wearing a mask if you wish to wear one.

Arts Advocacy Day is sponsored by:
Arts South Dakota
a grassroots advocacy & service organization

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 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization funded entirely by donor contributions and grants. South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and from the National Endowment for the Arts.  

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605 252 5979