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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Harvey Dunn: Decades

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Drawn from the world's largest collection of Harvey Dunn paintings , "Harvey Dunn: Decades" shares a chronological selection of 4 - 5 works from all five decades of Harvey Dunn’s career. The exhibition starts with an early drawing from 1901 - 1902 created during Dunn’s time as a student at South Dakota Agricultural College (now [...]

Free

The Gift

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

This year’s educational art exhibit from the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS), "The Gift," is based on a traditional Lakotan narrative about when White Buffalo Woman, an emissary from the Pte Oyate (Buffalo Nation), gave a sacred pipe to the Itazipco Oyate, one of seven oyates of the Lakota division of [...]

Free

The Legend of the White Buffalo Woman: Illustrations of Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

This exhibition features all seventeen Paul Goble illustrations from The Legend of the White Buffalo Woman—shown together for the first time. Published in 1998, the book relates the traditional narrative of the White Buffalo Woman, who gifted a sacred pipe to the Lakota. Also included in the exhibition are objects from Paul and Janet Goble’s [...]

Free
Recurring

Shane Balkowitsch “Shadow Catcher” Exhibit

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

WHAT: Northern Plains Native Americans: A Modern Wet Plate Perspective by Shane Balkowitsch “Shadow Catcher” EXHIBIT DATES:  04.08.22 – 08.06.22 WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce a new exhibition of wet plate photographs by image-maker Shane Balkowitsch “Shadow Catcher.” The [...]

Come Closer: Small Works from the Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Step near, look carefully, and revel in the minute details and masterful craftsmanship in this selection of smaller artworks from the South Dakota Art Museum's permanent collections. Magnifying glasses provided, close looking encouraged. Works by Charles Clough, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Greener and others are featured.

Free

Linger: Slow Looking with the Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Sit and stay awhile; immerse yourself in art in this South Dakota Art Museum exhibition, "Linger: Slow Looking with the Collection." Observe contemporary art from a new perspective—learn to linger, practice slow looking, and discover more about the art and about yourself. How long can you look at one artwork? For us to really know [...]

Free
Recurring

Augustana Senior Show

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery 2001 S Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

April 28-May 21, 2022 Gallery reception, Friday, April 29, 7-9 p.m.; awards & artists' talks at 7:30 p.m.

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Project Ms.

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

WHAT: Project Ms. EXHIBIT DATES:  05.27.22 – 08.20.22 ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Friday, May 27th | 5-7pm WHERE: Lobby Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council is pleased to announce a timely new show titled Project Ms. This exhibition of eleven artworks is based on a large collection of more than 140 MS. Magazine [...]

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Project Ms.

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

WHAT: Project Ms. EXHIBIT DATES:  05.27.22 – 08.20.22 ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Friday, May 27th | 5-7pm WHERE: Lobby Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council is pleased to announce a timely new show titled Project Ms. This exhibition of eleven artworks is based on a large collection of more than 140 MS. Magazine [...]

Gift from Mother Earth Art Show

Crazy Horse Memorial 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Custer, SD

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL® CELEBRATES THE ARTS AND CRAFTS THAT ARE MELDING NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURES AND THE NEW WEST. During the three-day “Gift from Mother Earth Art Show.” Exhibitors, the makers of custom-made clothing, jewelry and other items for sale, fill much of the visitor complex. The booths open at 8 a.m. all three days. Awards [...]

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Brookings Summer Arts Festival

Downtown Brookings, SD

Beautiful Pioneer Park in Brookings, South Dakota is home to South Dakota’s premier juried art festival. Over 200 artists from across the nation, representing 15 disciplines of art, grace Pioneer Park with original skilled and handcrafted works of art. Thirty eight gourmet and ethnic food booths satisfy every appetite. The Edibles and Naturals area has [...]

Recurring

Brookings Summer Arts Festival

Downtown Brookings, SD

Beautiful Pioneer Park in Brookings, South Dakota is home to South Dakota’s premier juried art festival. Over 200 artists from across the nation, representing 15 disciplines of art, grace Pioneer Park with original skilled and handcrafted works of art. Thirty eight gourmet and ethnic food booths satisfy every appetite. The Edibles and Naturals area has [...]

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