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Permanent Collection Exhibition

Dahl Arts Center 0 SD

Each year, the Rapid City Arts Council selects certain pieces from it's permanent collection to showcase in an exhibition. This year's exhibition will focus on those newest pieces that have been generously donated or purchased by RCAC through specified grant money. The RCAC strives to grow and maintain a collection whose primary focus is on [...]

Free

The Things We Carry – Exhibit by Jeremy Kendall

Dahl Arts Center 0 SD

​This upcoming exhibition of recent paintings by Jeremy Kendall depicts the artist's translation of "presence, both in nature and inner-personally". Jeremy's process of painting is very instinctual. He meditates on a person or an event and then begins drawing and painting very intuitively, reflecting on the memory of that person or what took place. An [...]

Free

50 Works for 50 Years: Collections Retrospective

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

In celebration of our 50th anniversary this collections retrospective will share acquisitions from each of the 50 years the South Dakota Art Museum has been in existence.

Free

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry will be on display in this show of recent donations from Cathy and Ken Vogele.

Free

PAST – PRESENT: Recent Acquisitions in Abstraction

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Recent acquisitions from current South Dakota State University faculty intermingle with past faculty. Works by former SDSU students intermingle with works from past solo exhibition artists.

Free

Into the Great Unknown: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

This selection of illustrations by Paul Goble features multiple stories of people setting out on difficult journeys into the unknown, and the leap of faith required to do so.

Free

ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the South Dakota Art Museum, its entire collection of artworks by South Dakota native, Harvey Dunn, is on display.* A legendary figure in South Dakota art history, Dunn was born in 1884 on a homestead near De Smet, SD. He attended South Dakota Agricultural College [...]

Free

Celebration of Light: The 25th Annual Members’ Exhibition by the Northern Plains Watercolor Society

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 07.22.2020 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Celebration of Light: The 25th Annual Members’ Exhibition by the Northern Plains Watercolor Society EXHIBIT DATES: 08.21.2020 – 10.24.2020 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, August 21, 5-7pm | Gallery Critique 3:30pm WHERE: Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery [...]

Riders on the Storm: Our response to the pandemic!

Online pre-recorded performance

A community based project revealing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the children we serve through chamber music, modern dance and multi-media design. https://watch.sdpb.org/video/riders-on-the-storm-q626cs/ It's our honor and pleasure to share this project produced by the Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills in collaboration with: General Beadle Discovery Barefoot Dance Studio Orlando Chamber [...]

Free

The World from my Side by Roger Broer at The Dahl

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 07.07.2020 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 Denise@thedahl.org WHAT: The World from my Side by Roger Broer EXHIBIT DATES: 07.17. 20 – 10.17.20 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: September 18 | 5-7pm WHERE: Brennan, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The [...]

“Judith to Another End”

Washington Pavilion 0 SD

Visual Arts Center | All third floor galleries “Judith to Another End”, the title of this Permanent Collection exhibition, is both a voyage through time and a practical application of utility. The exhibition aims to give viewers a full breath of the history of arts collection and acquisitions. This exhibition also serves as a valuable [...]

$367 – $6000

“Infinite Landscapes”

Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center 0

Visual Arts Center | Bates Trimble Gallery This series celebrates the abundance of life on the prairie. It focuses on the connection our people and animals have with each other and with the land. Emotional connection is the focus of my artwork because I believe personal relationships and connections to the life around us make [...]

$367 – $6000
Ongoing

Center for Western Studies presents “19”

The Center for Western Studies 0 SD

On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, proclaiming, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.” For [...]

Free

Floating World

John A. Day Gallery 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion

"Floating World" is an immersive installation inspired by the University of South Dakota Art Galleries' permanent collection of Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints from the 18th and 19th Century. The "Floating World" is a space for reflection and pause from our everyday obligations and concerns. University Art Galleries’ staff worked collaboratively over the past two months [...]

Augustana’s Eide/Dalrymple Gallery Celebrates Reopening with Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery 2001 S Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Augustana University announced today that the reopening of its Eide/Dalrymple Gallery will be celebrated with the biennial exhibition “Augustana Faculty Biennial with the Class of 2020,” on view beginning on Thursday, September 10, through Saturday, October 10. The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery will present the recent work of Augustana University art faculty, instructors and artists-in-residence, as well [...]

Sounds from Home – Jami Lynn

Online pre-recorded performance

“Sounds from Home,” an online music series sponsored by Spearfish United Methodist Church, features South Dakota musicians who invite us into their worlds to share music and stories. This week’s “Sounds from Home” features South Dakota native Jami Lynn performing from her home in Spearfish. Her many musical projects reflect her passion for writing and [...]

Free

Virtual Holiday Art Market Call to Artists (EXTENDED!)

OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS & ARTISANS: Support Local Art this Holiday Season with our FIRST EVER Virtual Holiday Art Market! Monday, November 16 - Monday, November 30 Rapid City Arts Council Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Virtual Holiday Art Market Artists Spoke, and we listened! We have extended the application deadline through Friday, October 9th, [...]

The Greatest Hits Cabaret

Washington Pavilion 0 SD

Ready to catch our epic season launch from the safety of home? We’re providing an option for those Good Night fans who still want a piece of the action! Your virtual ticket includes a streamable, on-demand recording of the performance—available starting approximately Tuesday, Sept. 29! You’ll receive a privately emailed link, and it will remain [...]

PARENT/CHILD WHEEL THROWN POTTERY CLASS

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Learn how to throw pots on a potter’s wheel together with one of your favorite people! Class size will be limited to 4 pairs for individualized attention. Three weeks are devoted to working on the wheel; the last week will be spent glazing your creations. Come to class prepared to get dirty. For children in [...]

$10.00 – $30.00

Deadwood History to Launch New Project – The Brothel Deadwood

The Brothel Deadwood 610 Main Street, Deadwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rose Speirs Deadwood History, Inc. 605-722-4800 July 20, 2020 Deadwood History to Launch New Project The Brothel Deadwood to Open in August   DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. (DHI) will launch its new project – The Brothel Deadwood opening on August 1, 2020, with guided tours of the Shasta Rooms [...]

LOOM WEAVING

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Learn several aspects of weaving and setting up a multiple harness loom from warp calculations to fully dressing it. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Classes range from Beginning Weaving; Advanced Beginning Weaving; to Individual Study; Beginning students will weave a small hand towel. Advanced Beginning Students will weave [...]

$130.00

Art Club (Grades 6, 7, & 8) September

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 0 SD

Who is Art Club for? Any and every 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student who is interested in tapping into or expanding their creativity! What is Art Club? Art Club is an after school program designed to provide students with a creative space where they can freely explore and push the boundaries of their artistic [...]

LOOM WEAVING

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Learn several aspects of weaving and setting up a multiple harness loom from warp calculations to fully dressing it. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Classes range from Beginning Weaving; Advanced Beginning Weaving; to Individual Study; Beginning students will weave a small hand towel. Advanced Beginning Students will weave [...]

$130.00

Tar Paper Treasures with Linda Hoffelt

Brookings Arts Council 0 SD

Join us on September 29th and make a unique creation out of tar paper! Date: September 29th Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Cost: $25

$25