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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Create and Connect with ARTiClass!

Virtual event SD

If you're an artist looking to enhance your skills and connect with creative individuals like yourself from around the world, we have a surprise for you! Join the coolest art workshops, face to face (via Zoom), and connect directly to the New York art scene with the professional standards of ARTiClass by Agora Gallery. Learn [...]

The Radiant Sun: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

The sun is an important spiritual being in American Indian cosmologies. In Paul Goble’s illustrations it is usually a solid, bright red, though occasionally pink or yellow. Goble’s sun is often surrounded by concentric rays built of paired isosceles triangles, a traditional Plains Indian design called “war bonnet.” Revered by Plains Indians as a source [...]

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Martin Weinstein: Moment to Moment

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Martin Weinstein’s paintings are created on layers of transparent acrylic sheets. A single work is composed of several distinct views of the same location painted days, months, even years apart. Martin Weinstein’s landscapes give us both the permission to delight in seeing the beauty of the natural world and the ability to see it more [...]

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Recent Acquisitions: 2016 – 2021

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

All the artworks in this exhibition joined the South Dakota Art Museum's permanent collection between 2016 and 2021. Although recently acquired their dates of creation range from c. 1899 – 2019. Sources for the acquisitions vary from work to work and include both gifts and works purchased by the museum. As stewards of the state's [...]

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Lowell Nesbitt: Florals

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Lowell Nesbitt (1933 – 1993) was an American artist best known and most popular with audiences for his overblown images of flowers—some floral paintings reaching 20 – 30 feet in size. Though connected to Photorealism his graphic stylizations, depictions of popular imagery, and blurring of the lines between art and commerce connect him equally to [...]

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Visceral | RaVae Luckhart exhibition Dahl Arts Center Media Advisory

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City

WHAT: Visceral, an exhibition of paintings by RaVae Luckhart EXHIBIT DATES: 09.03.21 – 11.27.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, September 3rd | 5-7pm WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition of the [...]

Artists of the Plains: 40th Anniversary Gallery Exhibition

Center for Western Studies 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls

Over the past four decades, many things about the Artists of the Plains Art Show and Sale have changed—the timing, the venue—but the one thing that has stayed the same is the passion our artist family shows in providing the community with excellence in fine arts! In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the show [...]

Secret Door

Ipso Gallery at Fresh Produce 400 n main ave suite 100, Sioux Falls

Secret Door Traverse the world beyond this realm. There is something innately curious and otherworldly about John Peters' creations. He builds worlds that explore nature, architecture, and mythology—inviting a closer look while taking in all aspects of his craftsmanship and storytelling. Step into the portal this Mystic October at Ipso Gallery. Opening Reception Friday, October [...]

Out of the Shadows

Mundt Library 820 N Washington, Madison

We are pleased to announce that, in collaboration with the Dakota State University - Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, we were able to bring this traveling exhibit from the Stonewall National Museum and Archives to DSU for LGBTQ+ History Month! You can view the exhibit in the first-floor gallery space at the Karl Mundt [...]

Floating Worlds | Amy Fill

Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center 301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls

Floating Worlds An Ethereal Landscape of Weightless Trees Artwork by Amy Fill October 1, 2021 - March 20, 2022 Visual Arts Center | Everist Gallery Trees are forever tied to the ground, with roots digging deep into the earth while branches stretch and reach for the sky. In Floating Worlds, Amy Fill takes what nature has [...]

Breaking Boundaries: Recent Works by Patti Roberts-Pizzuto

university art galleries, Warren M. 414.E Clark St, vermillion

Patti Roberts-Pizzuto's mixed media drawing process is an intuitive one, a quiet call and response conversation playing itself out on the page. The pieces reflect her interest in time, the accumulation of history, and traces of memory. Our collective humanity is an ongoing story and we each leave the marks that chart our paths through [...]

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Dwayne Wilcox Exhibition & Reception

Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery 1200 S. Jay St., Aberdeen

From October 14 to November 30, 2021, the work of artist Dwayne Wilcox will be on display in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Wilcox currently resides in Rapid City, South Dakota, and is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He is best known and celebrated for his Ledger Art, a term for predominately [...]

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Rodney Bode Exhibit

Gallery Six 13 613 Main Street, Rapid City

Rod Bode American Outsider Artist OCT 15 - NOV 20, 2021 Solo Exhibit Collection of Original Artworks (1970-2020) www.rodneybode.com Public Reception Oct. 22, 2021 6pm. Bode’s original paintings, sculptures, drawings and poetry will be featured in an upcoming exhibition of his work October 15 - November 20, 2021 at Gallery Six13 in Rapid City, SD. [...]

“Working Through It” BFA Thesis Exhibit

The Ritz Gallery 1396 Student Union Ln, Brookings

Rachael Selberg of Sioux Falls will exhibit her BFA Thesis Exhibition in Art Education at South Dakota State University from October 18 to October 29. Rachael’s exhibition, entitled “Working Through It” will include Ceramic jars and lids. “I enjoy working in ceramics because clay has limitations that guide the designs of my sculptures. There is [...]

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Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts Vermillion

What happens when two guys set out to write a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical? You get one of the wittiest musicals of the 21st century, with a title that’s either the best or worst of all time! Hunter and Jeff develop their musical before our eyes, [...]

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Regional Premier!

Seraphim Theatrical Entertainment 1124 Kansas City St, Rapid City

We're proud to announce the regional premier of this award winning, London/Broadway show! This is the first time ever that this show has been produced anywhere in the Midwest. It is also the only time you can see it without going to New York as it is being remounted on Broadway. The Play That Goes [...]

Chautauqua

Chautauqua Artisans Market 629 N. River Street, Hot Springs

South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition Reception

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

The mission of the South Dakota Governor’s Biennial Art Exhibition is to recognize and encourage South Dakota artists, to promote the artistic identity of South Dakota, to celebrate the cultural and artistic heritage and future of South Dakota, and to encourage a larger sense of community and connection across separate artistic communities within the state. [...]

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