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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

New clothing exhibit at Cultural Heritage Center

Cultural Heritage Center 900 Governors Drive, Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. — The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will host its next new exhibit beginning Saturday, June 12. “South Dakota’s Wardrobe: Selected Items from the Collection” will run for approximately nine months featuring some items never before seen on display. Items ranging from work clothes [...]

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 [...]

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery A Quiet Voice Heard: Retrospective of Kent Kapplinger (’77)

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

Homecoming Eide/Dalrymple Exhibition featuring alumnus Kent Kapplinger (77'). Homecoming Gallery reception, Thursday, October 7, 7-9 p.m.; artist talk at 7:30 p.m. The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery is located at 30th Street and South Grange Avenue in the Center for Visual Arts. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Closed [...]

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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 [...]

New Exhibit – Bug Squad

Washington Pavilion 301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls

Bug Squad, a hands-on exhibit exploring the unique abilities of bugs, is coming to the Kirby Science Discovery Center! The touring exhibit features talking animatronic members of the Bug Squad – bold characters with their own superhero storyline that describes their super abilities and unique traits. The exhibit is a full sensory experience while providing [...]

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 [...]

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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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. [...]

Stories and Spaces: reclaiming the process of coming out

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Stories & Spaces exhibition is centered on queer individual's stories with coming out and the process and/or ongoing struggle to create spaces to forge their own personal identities. This exhibit explores the struggle of coming out of the closet and being able to reclaim the process for themselves. Through the art and stories represented artists [...]

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Stories and Spaces: reclaiming the process of coming out

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Stories & Spaces exhibition is centered on queer individual's stories with coming out and the process and/or ongoing struggle to create spaces to forge their own personal identities. This exhibit explores the struggle of coming out of the closet and being able to reclaim the process for themselves. Through the art and stories represented artists [...]

Free

Veteran Exhibit

Day County Arts Center 609 Main Street, Webster

This Veteran Exhibit celebrates the Veterans who have given so much to the citizens of our country. We are celebrating the Vietnam Era Veterans this year for their dedication to our country.

Free

Veteran Exhibit

Day County Arts Center 609 Main Street, Webster

This Veteran Exhibit celebrates the Veterans who have given so much to the citizens of our country. We are celebrating the Vietnam Era Veterans this year for their dedication to our country.

Free

Veteran Exhibit

Day County Arts Center 609 Main Street, Webster

This Veteran Exhibit celebrates the Veterans who have given so much to the citizens of our country. We are celebrating the Vietnam Era Veterans this year for their dedication to our country.

Free

Veteran Exhibit

Day County Arts Center 609 Main Street, Webster

This Veteran Exhibit celebrates the Veterans who have given so much to the citizens of our country. We are celebrating the Vietnam Era Veterans this year for their dedication to our country.

Free

Veteran Exhibit

Day County Arts Center 609 Main Street, Webster

This Veteran Exhibit celebrates the Veterans who have given so much to the citizens of our country. We are celebrating the Vietnam Era Veterans this year for their dedication to our country.

Free
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