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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.


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.


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.


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.


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 [...]


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 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. 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 [...]


Stained Glass Artist and Filmmaker Create Art Project for Hill City

Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery 277 Main St, Hill City

For the next three months, Hill City art gallery Warrior’s Work is inviting the public to view and take part in the making of a six-foot stained glass project that will reflect the history and essence of “The Heart of the Hills.” The public art installation, supported by the Black Hills Film Festival working in [...]


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 [...]


Virtual 2020 South Dakota Festival of Books

South Dakota Humanities Council

Interact with 60-plus authors, including local favorites and perennial bestsellers, at our Virtual 2020 Festival of Books. ACCESS EVENT HERE The 2020 Festival of Books will feature Zoom events with local and regional authors as well as nationally recognized writers such as Max Brooks, Angelica Shirley Carpenter, Robert Dugoni, Karl Marlantes, Sally Roesch Wagner, and [...]

Inquire Within

Spafford Hall President's Gallery

Born and raised in the Bismarck, North Dakota area, Carol Fielhaber's mixed media abstract paintings evoke feeling and draw on various sources of subject matter. A short poem or statement often accompanies each work, capturing Fielhaber's reflections and thoughts. Inquire Within is on display in the Spafford Hall President's Gallery on Northern State University's campus [...]


Sounds from Home – Brian Hanegan Quintet

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 the Brian Hanegan Jazz Quintet performing at the 2019 Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Festival. Brian gives us an up to [...]


Land Images: Sculptures and Drawings by Brian Leo

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

Date: October 15 - November 20, 2020 Times: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Location: Eide/Dalrymple Gallery Ticket Info: Free The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opens “Land Images: Sculptures and Drawings by Brian Leo,” which will be on view beginning on Thursday, October 15, through Friday, November 20. A virtual gallery [...]

Selections from the Permanent Collection now on display!

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 10.20.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 WHAT: Selection from the Permanent Collection EXHIBIT DATES:  10.16.20 – 01.09.20 WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together   The Rapid City [...]

Story Time on the Prairie

With every story an adventure awaits. Join fun characters such as a silly scarecrow, friendly farmer, or Kidoodle for a family friendly story time on our outdoor prairie.

Art Club – October (Grades 3, 4, 5, & 6)

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 0 SD

Who is Art Club for? Any and every 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th 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 [...]

Virtual Business Basics for Artists: Series 2

Online event SD

Growing My Business, Selling More: Series 2 -- This VIRTUAL four-session series (each Wednesday, 6:30-8p, from October 21 through November 11) is a perfect continuation from Building a Foundation or can be taken separately by creatives who want to move their business forward. It is important to understand the tools needed to promote a business [...]

$50 – $90

The Texas Tenors: Live in Concert

Washington Pavilion 0 SD

UPDATE: We are still "GO FOR SHOW" Concert will be straight thru performance socially distanced, no intermission.