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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

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Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts

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

Featuring over 70 original works by 50 of the country’s most celebrated artists, Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts is a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit. It includes artwork by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Chuck Close, Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Thomas Moran and more. The exhibit showcases paintings, watercolor, sculpture, sketches, drawings, photography and much more [...]

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Oglala Lakota College Art Show

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City, SD

Oglala Lakota College Art Show Various Artists 11.11.22 - 02.25.23 Ruth Brennan GalleryCelebrating and reflecting on the culture, traditions, and circumstance of the Lakota people, these pieces will make you think deeply on the collective experience of the indigenous artists in the Black Hills. Please join us at the reception to experience the full impact of these artworks.Reception 01.27.28 | 2 - [...]

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Brenda Gamache

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City, SD

Emerging Artist Brenda Gamache Exhibit 01.19.23 - 02.24.23 Reception: 01.26.23  5-8pm Bruce H. Lien Gallery & Cultural Cafe Please welcome our newest Emerging Artist, Brenda Gamache!  With ink and watercolor, Brenda creates fanciful interpretations of nature and humanity.

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“Inner Minds/Outer Limits” by Len Davis

Johnson Fine Arts Center 1200 S Jat Street, Aberdeen, SD

"Inner Minds/Outer Limits" by Len Davis is on display January 19-March 15, 2023 in the Johnson Fine Arts Gallery at Northern State University. Davis is known for his mixed media, collage, and assemblage works. The opening reception is Thursday, January 19 from 6:30-8:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. Davis will be [...]

Free
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Duck, One Line at a Time: The Art of Don Johnson

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City, SD

Duck, One Line at a Time: The Art of Don Johnson Opening Reception & Demonstration: 1.27.23 5-7pm Adelstein Gallery 01.27 – 04.22.2023 Montana artist Don Johnson took up the art of pinstriping only to paint his friends’ motorcycles but went on to paint on metal panels, pushing the craft to into a whole new creative [...]

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Black Hills Stock Show® Western Art Show

Alpine/Ponderosa Room The Monument 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd,, Rapid City, SD

The Western Art Show showcases the talents and skills of regional western arts. The art show is unique as throughout the week you will have the opportunity to shop for western art and meet the artists. You can find all your favorite artists in the Alpine/Ponderosa Room, upstairs at The Monument. In addition, make plans [...]

Free
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Capitol Cinema Presents: A MAN CALLED OTTO

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen, SD

Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young [...]

$9.00

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Leading Your Organization Gathering

Clubhouse Hotel & Suites 808 West Sioux Avenue, Pierre, SD

At our Leading Your Organization Gathering, we will explore what’s possible when economic development organizations and municipal offices collaborate to grow the local economy and build a thriving community.

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“Self Expression” The Woodwork of Duane Kjelden

The Center for Western Studies 2121 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

About the Artist Duane Kjelden grew up in eastern South Dakota. His early years were spent on a farm which led to a love of nature. Later in life, he developed an interest in woodworking. Being self-taught, that interest developed into a more artistic form. His first artistic piece was created in 2012. Since retiring [...]

Free
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The Electronic Poetry Garden

Virtual Virtual

Hope to see you at this recurring Gathering of Poets that gathers Every Thursday at 8 PM CST Please call 605 486 4536 or email public@Ldiggs.com if you have any trouble logging on. Every week we talk about the world of poetry and share our work. It's a good chance to meet other poets and find [...]

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Leading Your Organization Gathering

Clubhouse Hotel & Suites 808 West Sioux Avenue, Pierre, SD

At our Leading Your Organization Gathering, we will explore what’s possible when economic development organizations and municipal offices collaborate to grow the local economy and build a thriving community.

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“Self Expression” The Woodwork of Duane Kjelden

The Center for Western Studies 2121 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

About the Artist Duane Kjelden grew up in eastern South Dakota. His early years were spent on a farm which led to a love of nature. Later in life, he developed an interest in woodworking. Being self-taught, that interest developed into a more artistic form. His first artistic piece was created in 2012. Since retiring [...]

Free
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Virtual Virtual

Starting Jan. 26, we will host weekly live chats to assist grant applicants. If you have questions about grant programs, the process for applying, or something specific about your project/application, stop in and talk with our staff! These are casual conversations. Feel free to come and go as needed to get your questions answered. Join [...]

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Fight Back Self-Defense – Session A

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

Fight Back Self-Defense – Session A: This 6-week class will focus on practical hands-on applications for real life situations. Participants will gain self-confidence as they begin to recognize and put to use basic survival instincts and natural reactions in potentially threatening situations. Participants should wear clothes suitable for low impact exercise. Ages 16 and up. [...]

$60.00
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Welcome meeting – Sioux Falls Savoy Theater

Patrick Henry Middle School 2200 S 5th Ave,, Sioux Falls, SD

Welcome to Sioux Falls' newest community theatre company! Come along and learn about the company, sing some songs, watch a movie, eat, drink and be merry! Meetings will be every Thursday night 6.30-9pm at Patrick Henry Middle School from September 22 until April 13. Performances will be two weekend afternoons in April. No auditions or [...]

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The Electronic Poetry Garden

Virtual Virtual

Hope to see you at this recurring Gathering of Poets that gathers Every Thursday at 8 PM CST Please call 605 486 4536 or email public@Ldiggs.com if you have any trouble logging on. Every week we talk about the world of poetry and share our work. It's a good chance to meet other poets and find [...]

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“Self Expression” The Woodwork of Duane Kjelden

The Center for Western Studies 2121 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

About the Artist Duane Kjelden grew up in eastern South Dakota. His early years were spent on a farm which led to a love of nature. Later in life, he developed an interest in woodworking. Being self-taught, that interest developed into a more artistic form. His first artistic piece was created in 2012. Since retiring [...]

Free
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Fiber Friends – All are Welcome

Chautauqua Artisans Market 629 N. River Street, Hot Springs, SD

Date: Every Friday Time: 10:00-12:00 Cost: FREE (donations accepted not expected) Chautauqua Classroom Bring your favorite hand work and join fellow fiber friends for support, inspiration, and conversation around the arts.

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Basic Wheel Throwing

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

Learn basic techniques for throwing on a potter’s wheel. Those with experience can potentially learn different ways to improve throwing skills. Ages 18 and up. Activity Number: 111102 Dates: Fridays, January 20 – February 17 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Instructor: Crystal Harper Fee: $50.00 plus $25.00 clay fee Register by: January 17 How [...]

$25.00 – $50.00
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Watercooler Chats – Grant application assistance

Virtual Virtual

Join our Watercooler Chats with SDAC staff to get your specific questions answered about the application process. This series of live Q&A sessions leads up to our March 1 application deadline and will give you direct access to staff who can offer tips and assistance. Don’t miss this chance to get a better understanding of [...]

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