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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 09.10.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 WHAT: Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings EXHIBIT DATES:  10.23.20 – 01.30.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, October 23rd | Artist Talk 6pm WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing [...]

Sounds from Home – Dan Damon

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 Daniel Charles Damon, an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes whose work appears in many current hymnals. A native [...]


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 [...]

Virtual Halloween Storytime

Please join us for our first ever virtual storytime! This will feature a story that has a spooky twist on a popular book. We will have our virtual storytime available on YouTube. Please click the link in this event to access it. If you have any questions, please let us know!

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 [...]

Mysteries in the Museum

The Journey Museum & Learning Center 0

Mysteries in the Museum is a fun event that's not too spooky - appropriate for all ages! SCHEDULE: Oct. 28-30 from 4:30-8 p.m. and Oct. 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Modern Woodmen of America is matching proceeds, and your support makes a huge difference. If The Journey raises $1,500, Modern Woodmen will double [...]

$8 – $17

Wine & Water Color Class

R Wine Bar 0

Join us for a fun way to learn how to water color... with wine! Class will cover how to paint beautiful holiday greenery and foliage. Cost of the class is $40 which includes the instruction (by our favorite artist Jordyn McNamara,) the materials, and one glass of wine. RSVP to or (605)271-0814 to reserve [...]