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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Making Relatives: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Children’s book author and illustrator Paul Goble is known for his retellings of Plains American Indian stories. The tradition of American Indian storytelling on the Plains is a fusion of artistry, entertainment, and higher purpose, where important cultural, spiritual, and familial lessons are intertwined. The illustrations on display are drawn from stories which reveal that [...]

Free

Explore: Selections from the South Dakota Art Museum Collections

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

Discover old friends and new favorites as you peruse selections from the Museum's permanent collections. The collection is particularly noted for its strong representation of South Dakota and regional art, historical and contemporary American Indian art, and fine art prints. The South Dakota Art Museum serves the diverse peoples and communities of the state and [...]

Free

Harvey Dunn: Images of Family and Home

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

The first family home of artist Harvey Dunn was the prairie. Yet, through his work as an artist, an illustrator, and a combat artist, Dunn frequently observed, imagined, and rendered others’ domestic moments, giving him an appreciation of home and family that crossed cultural and geographical boundaries. He once said, “take the word ‘home.’ In [...]

Free
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Capitol Cinema Presents: GOD’S COUNTRY

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

A college professor gets drawn into an escalating battle of wills after she catches two hunters trespassing on her property in the remote mountains of the American West.

$9.00

Mini Makers

In this hands-on class participants will make their own take home play-kit while meeting new friends. This play date inspired class has time to explore different ways your kit can be played with at home.

$6.50

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up. The space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers.

$5.50

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up. The space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers.

$5.50

KILLER QUEEN

The Goss Opera House 100 E Kemp Ave Suite A, Watertown, SD

KXLG and Reliabank Present Killer Queen. Killer Queen are the only tribute to have sold out the same arenas as Queen in their heyday.

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Extruder Introduction

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD

New! Extruder Introduction - Learn basic use of the extruder to build a variety of shapes for containers and sculptures. Ages 14 and up. Activity Number: 311525 Dates: Wednesdays, October 5 - 26 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Lois Beckner Fee: $56.00 plus $25.00 clay fee Register by: September 29 How to Register: In [...]

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Extruder Introduction

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD

New! Extruder Introduction - Learn basic use of the extruder to build a variety of shapes for containers and sculptures. Ages 14 and up. Activity Number: 311525 Dates: Wednesdays, October 5 - 26 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Lois Beckner Fee: $56.00 plus $25.00 clay fee Register by: September 29 How to Register: In [...]

$25.00 – $56.00

Day Camp: Engineering

In this hands-on camp children will experience fun and interactive activities exploring different aspects of engineering.

$52

Playful Preschoolers

Preschool camps offer a great opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills, and have fun adventures. With our hands-on approach to learning, remember to dress for a mess!

$20

First Thursday Member Evening Play

Join us for special member hours! The Museum exhibits will be open for play for our members until 7 pm. Play Central Toys & Books will be offering a 20% discount on member purchases made that night.  Play along! Please note: The Café will not be open during First Thursday until further notice.

Day Camp Pop Art

Print Making! Collage! Painting! Take an artistic adventure exploring the skills and techniques of POP ART.

$52

Caregiver-Child Playgroup

These playgroups are designed for parents and caregivers to interact and build skills with their children through play. It also helps families connect with one another and valuable community resources.

$10

Story Time

With every story an adventure awaits. Join us for an interactive story time geared for children ages 1-5.  

9 Horses

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center SDSU 1601 University Blvd., Brookings, SD

9 Horses is an improvising chamber ensemble featuring Joe Brent (formerly of Regina Spektor’s band) on acoustic and electric mandolin, 2018 GRAMMY nominee Sara Caswell (Esperanza Spalding) on violin and Hardanger d’Amore and Andrew Ryan (Kaia Kater) on bass. Featuring Brent’s original compositions and the incendiary, genre-hopping virtuosity of all three members, the trio at [...]

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Ben Model Silent Films

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center SDSU 1601 University Blvd., Brookings, SD

Not an official offering of Woodbine Productions, the SDSU School of Performing Arts is pleased to bring Ben Model back by popular demand. Generously supported by Doug and Sandy Oleson, this double-feature is offered to raise awareness of the pipe organ in Founders Recital Hall within the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The evening will [...]

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Ben Model Silent Films

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center SDSU 1601 University Blvd., Brookings, SD

Not an official offering of Woodbine Productions, the SDSU School of Performing Arts is pleased to bring Ben Model back by popular demand. Generously supported by Doug and Sandy Oleson, this double-feature is offered to raise awareness of the pipe organ in Founders Recital Hall within the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The evening will [...]

Day Camp STEAM

There is so much to explore with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Make your way through STEAM challenges in both our museum exhibits and the Maker Studio.

$52
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