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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

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

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up.

$5.50

Pet Meet & Greet

In anticipation of our new veterinary exhibit, Whiskers & Tails, we are hosting a meet and greet to get to know the puppies, dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and rabbits who will call the exhibit home! Join us on the balcony overlooking the indoor prairie to welcome the new pets, give them a check-up, check out [...]

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

Capitol Cinema is proud to present special early-release showing of DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA. The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa. This early-release showing will occur on the 18th and 19th of May at 7:00pm.

$9
Recurring

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

Capitol Cinema is proud to present an early-release showing of DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA. The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa.

$9

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up.

$5.50
Recurring

Basement Painters

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings, 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

Daniel Narducci Concert

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

Baritone Daniel Narducci is a multi-faceted artist whose talents have been captured through live stage presentations, recordings, documentaries, and television.  Narducci has appeared with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, performed regularly as a guest artist at many popular summer music venues, and his combined talents have been seen on operetta and musical theatre [...]

Recurring

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

Capitol Cinema is proud to present an early-release showing of DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA. The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa.

$9

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up.

$5.50

Caregiver-Child Playgroup

These playgroups are designed for parents and caregivers to interact and build skills with their children through play.

$10

Sensory Friendly Play

Join us for a low-sensory playtime that offers a calm, less crowded opportunity for exploration in our Museum’s exhibits. We invite all families with children experiencing disabilities to this private playtime.

Recurring

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa. Sunday matinee showing at 2:00 pm.

$9
Recurring

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa. Sunday matinee showing at 2:00 pm.

$9
Recurring

Capitol Cinema Presents: DOWNTON ABBEY A NEW ERA

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa. Sunday matinee showing at 2:00 pm.

$9
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