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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Going Metro

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

June 4 - October 31, 2021 Visual Arts Center | Jerstad Gallery Going Metro is an exhibition born from a multi layered collaborative effort between artists, researchers, city officials and transit users and workers. The goal of the project is to facilitate a program series cultivating creative conversations about transportation as the City of Sioux Falls [...]

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

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 [...]

Free

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

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

40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale

Hilton Garden Inn - Downtown Sioux Falls 201 E 8th St, Sioux Falls

Event Details: Date: November 5 – November 7, 2021 Times: Friday: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 201 E. 8th Street, in downtown Sioux Falls Ticket Info: Free and open to the public. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, the Artists of [...]

Cook & Hall: November First Friday

Rehfeld's Art & Framing 431 N Phillips Avenue, Suite 101, Sioux Falls

New works created by Jerry Cook and Idali Hall will be exhibited for November's First Friday! Join us at Rehfeld's Art and Framing Friday, November 5th from 6-8pm for some great art and community.

Free

40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale

Hilton Garden Inn - Downtown Sioux Falls 201 E 8th St, Sioux Falls

Event Details: Date: November 5 – November 7, 2021 Times: Friday: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 201 E. 8th Street, in downtown Sioux Falls Ticket Info: Free and open to the public. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, the Artists of [...]

40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale

Hilton Garden Inn - Downtown Sioux Falls 201 E 8th St, Sioux Falls

Event Details: Date: November 5 – November 7, 2021 Times: Friday: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 201 E. 8th Street, in downtown Sioux Falls Ticket Info: Free and open to the public. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, the Artists of [...]

2021 Studio Art & Graphic Design Faculty Exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

2021 Graphic Design & Studio Art Faculty Exhibit Nov. 8-Dec. 3, 2021 Grove Hall Ritz Gallery School of Design South Dakota State University Brookings, SD Gallery Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Ritz Gallery is located south of SDSU’s University Student Union between the Mathews and Brown residence halls. Parking is available in the University Student Union [...]

2021 Studio Art & Graphic Design Faculty Exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

2021 Graphic Design & Studio Art Faculty Exhibit Nov. 8-Dec. 3, 2021 Grove Hall Ritz Gallery School of Design South Dakota State University Brookings, SD Gallery Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Ritz Gallery is located south of SDSU’s University Student Union between the Mathews and Brown residence halls. Parking is available in the University Student Union [...]

2021 Studio Art & Graphic Design Faculty Exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

2021 Graphic Design & Studio Art Faculty Exhibit Nov. 8-Dec. 3, 2021 Grove Hall Ritz Gallery School of Design South Dakota State University Brookings, SD Gallery Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Ritz Gallery is located south of SDSU’s University Student Union between the Mathews and Brown residence halls. Parking is available in the University Student Union [...]

2021 Studio Art & Graphic Design Faculty Exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

2021 Graphic Design & Studio Art Faculty Exhibit Nov. 8-Dec. 3, 2021 Grove Hall Ritz Gallery School of Design South Dakota State University Brookings, SD Gallery Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Ritz Gallery is located south of SDSU’s University Student Union between the Mathews and Brown residence halls. Parking is available in the University Student Union [...]

2021 Studio Art & Graphic Design Faculty Exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

2021 Graphic Design & Studio Art Faculty Exhibit Nov. 8-Dec. 3, 2021 Grove Hall Ritz Gallery School of Design South Dakota State University Brookings, SD Gallery Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Ritz Gallery is located south of SDSU’s University Student Union between the Mathews and Brown residence halls. Parking is available in the University Student Union [...]

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