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For a full listing of Arts happenings in South Dakota, visit our Arts Calendar page.


Rapid City Public Library’s 6th Annual Peeps Diorama Contest - Apr 17
The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2020-2021 - Apr 27
VSA Emerging Young Artists Program call for artists - Apr 28
Artists Sought for 2022 Gallery Exhibitions at the G.A.R Hall Art Gallery - Apr 30
Sioux Falls Downtown Storm Inlet Art Project - Apr 30
Sioux Falls Arts Council Call for Art – Art Box - Apr 30
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Photo Finish” juried photography exhibition - May 10
Call for Art: Black Mountain College - May 31
Call for Artists & Photographers – $550.00 Innovate Grants - Jun 10
VAST Art Magazine — Open Call for Artists - June 16
Artist Relief accepting grant applications - June 23
Black Hills Film Festival accepting 2022 applications - Aug 1
Complete Guide to 2021 Artist Grants & Opportunities - updated throughout the year
Online course for acrylic painters of all skill levels
Artist Rescue Trust relief funding to musicians and artists - ongoing
Chautauqua Artisans Market Call for Artists - ongoing, but discount if sign up by Jan 15, 2020
Request for Exhibit Proposals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - ongoing
Request for Performing Arts Proposals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - Ongoing
SD Veterans Home & Chautauqua Craftsmen Call to Artists & Presenters
CERF+ The Artists Safety Net
Call to Emerging Visual Artists of the Black Hills - N/A
Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society Private Jazz & Blues Lessons - ongoing
South Dakota artists are welcome to apply to showcase their work at The Garage - ongoing
State Historical Society seeks help in documenting COVID-19 in South Dakota  - ongoing
The Kitchen Sink Project – Call for Entries - Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and there is no deadline for submission
Arts@MSP Program seeking artists for public art opportunities at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - ongoing
Rapid City Arts Council is Seeking Exhibition Proposals - ongoing

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