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50 Works for 50 Years: Collections Retrospective

South Dakota Art Museum SD

In celebration of our 50th anniversary this collections retrospective will share acquisitions from each of the 50 years the South Dakota Art Museum has been in existence.

Free

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum SD

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry will be on display in this show of recent donations from Cathy and Ken Vogele.

Free

ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum SD

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the South Dakota Art Museum, its entire collection of artworks by South Dakota native, Harvey Dunn, is on display.* A legendary figure in South Dakota art history, Dunn was born in 1884 on a homestead near De Smet, SD. He attended South Dakota Agricultural College [...]

Free

Taking Root

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

Exhibition of artwork by Becky Grismer, on display November 9 - February 19 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery on Northern's campus. Grismer is an alumna of the Northern State University Art Department. Taking Root addresses various themes involving the human condition. Grismer's artist statement explains some of the common themes as: "putting down [...]

Free

From A Muse Of Circumstance

Aberdeen Recreational and Cultural Center - ARCC Gallery 225 3rd Avenue Southeast, Aberdeen

From a Muse of Circumstance, the gallery exhibition displaying a collection of artworks created by South Dakota inmates on exhibit at the Aberdeen Recreation and Culture Center. This gallery exhibition is aimed at starting a conversation about how to reduce the rate of recidivism. Virtual Reception can be found on Youtube @ https://youtu.be/mJtqQA7JGMs https://youtu.be/mJtqQA7JGMs

Mirrored Contrast: Shelby Meyer solo exhibit

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

The School of Design presents the first Ritz Gallery exhibit of 2021 with an alumna exhibit! Recent BFA graduate Shelby Meyer will share print media and sculptural ceramic works in Mirrored Contrast, on view from Jan. 11–Jan. 29th, 2021. Shelby is one of three students whose BFA Thesis Exhibit was cancelled this past spring due [...]

Teen Wheel Thrown Pottery

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Absolute beginners will gain knowledge and skills to throw pots on a potter’s wheel, while those with experience can learn ways to improve skills. Ages 13 and up. Activity #111202 Dates: Mondays, February 1 - 22 Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Instructor: Caleb Crosby Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 clay fee Preregister by: January 27

$10.00 – $30.00

Afternoon Studio Discovery

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Beginning to advance participants will discover and explore pottery techniques involving hand building and wheel throwing. The class will be facilitated by an instructor but cross sharing will be encouraged. This is a great opportunity to build upon, and create projects based on your idea files. Ages 16 and up. Activity #111120 Dates: Tuesdays & [...]

$30.00 – $117.00

Younger

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

This 8-week class is based upon the book, Younger, written by Sara Gottfried, MD (© 2017), the book lays out a program of life style choices to change the way age and remain healthy and energetic for all our days. Ages 40-90. Activity #117300 Dates: Tuesdays, January 26 - March 16 Time: 4:30 - 5:30 [...]

$40.00

Pottery Pals

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Kids and their adult pal work together on projects using earthenware clay, and low fire glazes. The first three weeks will be dedicated to hand building, the last week dedicated to painting your creations with ceramic glaze. This is a great opportunity to spend time together while sharing a new hobby and plenty of fun [...]

$10.00 – $30.00

Intro to Wire Wrapping: Session A

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Learn the basics of wire wrapping tools and design. Participants will learn to wrap: a name or word, an uncut stone, and a cabochon in multiple designs. Ages 16 and up. Activity #116583 Session A: Wednesdays, January 27 - February 3 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Aaron Johnson Fee: $26.00 plus supplies Preregister by: [...]

$26.00

Art Break – Guided Open Studio

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Take an Art Break! Come to the ARCC for weekly gatherings dedicated to winding down through art. Bring projects from home to work on in a relaxed, stress free atmosphere. We will be proceeding with meetings while adhering to social distancing. All participants must wear a mask. Ages 18 and up. Dates: Thursdays, January 14 [...]

$5.00

Basement Painters

Brookings Arts Council 0 SD

This active group meets every Thursday in the classroom of the Brookings Arts Council from 12:30-4pm. Just bring your art project (doesn't have to be a painting) and work with a group of creatives enjoying the collegial environment! We invite you to join this active group--come early, stay late, but come and create! There is [...]

Free

Afternoon Studio Discovery

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Beginning to advance participants will discover and explore pottery techniques involving hand building and wheel throwing. The class will be facilitated by an instructor but cross sharing will be encouraged. This is a great opportunity to build upon, and create projects based on your idea files. Ages 16 and up. Activity #111120 Dates: Tuesdays & [...]

$30.00 – $117.00

Introduction to Glasswork

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Join Caleb on Thursday evenings as he teaches required skills to safely manipulate clear and colored glass with a torch. You will learn how to safely make pendants and marbles. Ages 18 and up. Activity #116680 Session A: Thursdays, Jan 21 - 28 Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Caleb Crosby Fee: $56.00 plus $25.00 [...]

$25.00 – $56.00

FALL/WINTER EXTENDED WEAVING

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

For weaving students who were enrolled in 2020 Fall/Winter classes and need extra time to complete their projects, or for any student who wants a head start for the Winter/Spring weaving classes. Ages 18 and up. Activity #112225 Session B: Thursdays, January 14 – February 4 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Lyla Aguis Fee: [...]

$65.00

Teen Wheel Thrown Pottery

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Absolute beginners will gain knowledge and skills to throw pots on a potter’s wheel, while those with experience can learn ways to improve skills. Ages 13 and up. Activity #111202 Dates: Mondays, February 1 - 22 Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Instructor: Caleb Crosby Fee: $30.00 plus $10.00 clay fee Preregister by: January 27

$10.00 – $30.00

Poetry: Session A

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Poetry is an exciting type of literature which arranges aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language, allowing for expression of experiences, ideas and emotions in an imaginative way. In this class you will learn about different types of poetry; such as lyric, narrative, and satirical. You will collectively explore and implement; figures of speech, line breaks, [...]

$26.00

Afternoon Studio Discovery

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Beginning to advance participants will discover and explore pottery techniques involving hand building and wheel throwing. The class will be facilitated by an instructor but cross sharing will be encouraged. This is a great opportunity to build upon, and create projects based on your idea files. Ages 16 and up. Activity #111120 Dates: Tuesdays & [...]

$30.00 – $117.00

Younger

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

This 8-week class is based upon the book, Younger, written by Sara Gottfried, MD (© 2017), the book lays out a program of life style choices to change the way age and remain healthy and energetic for all our days. Ages 40-90. Activity #117300 Dates: Tuesdays, January 26 - March 16 Time: 4:30 - 5:30 [...]

$40.00