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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Making Relatives: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Children’s book author and illustrator Paul Goble is known for his retellings of Plains American Indian stories. The tradition of American Indian storytelling on the Plains is a fusion of artistry, entertainment, and higher purpose, where important cultural, spiritual, and familial lessons are intertwined. The illustrations on display are drawn from stories which reveal that [...]

Free

Explore: Selections from the South Dakota Art Museum Collections

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Discover old friends and new favorites as you peruse selections from the Museum's permanent collections. The collection is particularly noted for its strong representation of South Dakota and regional art, historical and contemporary American Indian art, and fine art prints. The South Dakota Art Museum serves the diverse peoples and communities of the state and [...]

Free

Harvey Dunn: Images of Family and Home

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

The first family home of artist Harvey Dunn was the prairie. Yet, through his work as an artist, an illustrator, and a combat artist, Dunn frequently observed, imagined, and rendered others’ domestic moments, giving him an appreciation of home and family that crossed cultural and geographical boundaries. He once said, “take the word ‘home.’ In [...]

Free

Stallions and Mares: Legends of the Plains

The Center for Western Studies 2121 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

The Center for Western Studies is excited to present Stallions and Mares – Legends of the Plains. This exhibition featuring horses of the Northern Plains runs August 2, 2022 - November 18, 2022. The history of the Northern Plains cannot be told without the presence of the Horse. Brought to North America by European explorers [...]

Free
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The Gift

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City, SD

WHAT: The Gift EXHIBIT DATES:  08.12.22 – 11.05.22 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, October 7th | 5-7pm CURATOR TALK: 5:45pm WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce we will be hosting The Gift, a recent educational exhibit organized and curated by Craig Howe, PhD, [...]

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Gift Horse

The Journey Museum & Learning Center 222 New York Street, Rapid City, SD

S.D. Nelson, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is a world-renowned artist and author.  He was written and illustrated ten books and has illustrated six other books.  As part of a military family, S.D. moved often as a child, but spent summers at his mother’s home on the Standing Rock Reservation.  It [...]

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Color Around the Pond by Kimble Bromley

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City, SD

WHAT: Color Around the Pond by Kimble Bromley EXHIBIT DATES:  09.16.22 – 01.20.23 ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Friday, January 20th, 2023 | 5-7pm WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce Color around the Pond, an exhibition of oil paintings by Minnesotan artist Kimble [...]

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Teen Slam Poetry Workshop and Performance

Rapid City Public Library 610 Quincy St, Rapid City, SD

Teens are invited to learn how to write their own poetry while hanging out with friends and enjoying pizza! Work on your poetry for our Teen Slam Poetry Performance on October 18!

7th Biennial Conference: Passion and Practice

SD

Performance is at the heart of this years’ conference as well as our usual conference panels, workshops, and pours galore. Christopher Meyer will host this conference in Vermillion South Dakota at the University of South Dakota.

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WATERFRONT WEDNESDAYS

Waterfront Gallery for the Arts 207 E. Missouri, Pierre

Located on the Missouri River, Waterfront Gallery in Pierre, SD, opens to the public every Wednesday and by appointment. The gallery will also host other events, performances, classes and displays throughout the year. Please watch for upcoming events. Waterfront Gallery for the Arts is a new venue supporting the arts in all it's infinite forms. [...]

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WARRIOR WOMEN WEDNESDAY’S SEWING CIRCLE FEATURING HELENE GADDIE (OGLALA LAKOTA)

Oglala Lakota Artspace 7904 Lakota Prairie Drive, Kyle, SD

Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle featuring Helene Gaddie (Oglala Lakota) September 14th- November 2nd at 12:00pm-4:00 PM MDT Participants will learn the basics of sewing in weekly lessons, while completing up to 2 projects of their choice. Topics will include how to use sewing machines, sewing tools, and step-by-step sewing instructions on measuring, cutting, sewing [...]

KILLER QUEEN

The Goss Opera House 100 E Kemp Ave Suite A, Watertown, SD

KXLG and Reliabank Present Killer Queen. Killer Queen are the only tribute to have sold out the same arenas as Queen in their heyday.

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Extruder Introduction

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD

New! Extruder Introduction - Learn basic use of the extruder to build a variety of shapes for containers and sculptures. Ages 14 and up. Activity Number: 311525 Dates: Wednesdays, October 5 - 26 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Lois Beckner Fee: $56.00 plus $25.00 clay fee Register by: September 29 How to Register: In [...]

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Extruder Introduction

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD

New! Extruder Introduction - Learn basic use of the extruder to build a variety of shapes for containers and sculptures. Ages 14 and up. Activity Number: 311525 Dates: Wednesdays, October 5 - 26 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Lois Beckner Fee: $56.00 plus $25.00 clay fee Register by: September 29 How to Register: In [...]

$25.00 – $56.00
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Steal My Art: Free Online Painting Class

Virtual SD

Artist Klaire Lockheart is hosting a free online class called “Steal My Art,” which combines portrait painting lessons with conceptual art. You will learn how to create a forgery of one of Klaire’s Renaissance style portraits, and upon completion you’ll receive a “Certificate of Inauthenticity” in order to prank art historians in the future. Klaire [...]

The Taste of Sioux Falls

Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion 301 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls, SD

Tickets are still available for the Taste of Sioux Falls! This exclusive fundraising event for SculptureWalk will take place on Thursday, October 6, from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Taste of Sioux Falls is the region’s premier tasting event and brings together more than 250 local foodies for a night supporting our mission of bringing art to the [...]

“Mustang Sally” Juried Show

The BrickHouse 106 SE 2nd Street, Madison, SD

A one-night only juried visual art and written word exhibition about ponies, mustangs, and classic muscle cars presented by the Madison Area Arts Council. In the gallery, a classic 1966 Ford Mustang will be featured on display. A $300 “Best of Show” will also be selected by attendees that night along with other awards and [...]

Free
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