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ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry are on display in this exhibition of recent donations to the South Dakota Art Museum from Cathy and Ken Vogele. This first exhibition from the collection focuses on three core object types collected in depth by the Vogeles: moccasins, dolls, and baby carriers. The collection includes both historical and contemporary [...]

Free

South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

This exhibition shares some of South Dakota’s best artworks and greatest artists at four exhibiting institutions across the state through the course of the one-year traveling show. The 9th Biennial is an entirely juried exhibition featuring 66 artworks from 66 artists selected from 289 works submitted by 102 artists. The 9th Biennial begins at the South Dakota Art Museum (March [...]

Free

Aberdeen Community Theatre presents: FUZZY AND BROWN BEAR GO FISHING

Aberdeen Community Theatre 415 S. Main St., Aberdeen

While on a quest to catch a fish, two bears catch more than they bargained for. Along the way, they meet a sly fox, feisty crawfish, and a boy named Benny. The bears discover an adventure and new friends might outweigh any fish they catch! The is a FREE ONLINE children's radio play written by [...]

FREE

Porcelain Clay Jewelry Creations

Instructional Planning Center 201 E 38th St, Sioux Falls

Let’s play with clay! In this fun and detail oriented 4 class in person series, you’ll be creating your own one of a kind jewelry and jewelry components using porcelain clay. Spend lots of creative time in the first two sessions forming many different varieties and textures of beads, pendants and earrings. Glaze and decorate [...]

$120.00

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit

Sioux Falls Convention Center

Explore the business case for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) programming in your workplace at the DE&I Summit. This free event for executive leader and business owners is offered by the Chamber and Pathways to Inclusive & Equitable Workplaces. This is a hybrid event - so you can choose to attend in person or join [...]

Webinar: Equitable and Culturally Informed Calls For Art – Case Studies and Best Practices

Thursday, April 15th 11am-Noon CT / 10-11am MT WEBINAR LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ypoaq9LqTvOVqQ84jlwCEQ (Registration is required for this session, please register with the link above in advance of the session to secure one of the 100 spots available.) PRESENTERS Dr. Craig Howe - Founder & Director, Center for American Indian Research & Native Studies (CAIRNS) Kellen Boice [...]

Virtual Story Time: Artsy Thursday

Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Week of The Young Child. What would your crayons say if they could talk?

Free

42nd Community Art Show

Spearfish

Celebrate the artistic talents of the Northern Hills Area! The 42nd Community Art Show will be on display April 9 – May 7, 2021. The Community Art Show is free and open to the public during business hours, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the Matthews art gallery.  From beginners to professionals, [...]

Outdoor Story Time: Artsy Thursday

Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Week of The Young Child. What would your crayons say if they could talk?

Fantasy Craft Workshop: Magic Wand

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center 612 Main St., Spearfish

Learn how to make your own magic wand! This will be the second of three in-person craft days hosted by our own gallery manager, Heather Evans during our NEA Big Read! Due to COVID-19 restrictions and supplies, there is limited availability. Call 605.642.7973 during gallery hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm) to reserve your [...]

Fantasy Craft Workshop: Magic Wand

Spearfish

This event is part of the 2021 NEA Big Read: Spearfish. For more information about the NEA Big Read and to see more events please click here. Learn how to make your own magic wand! This will be the second of three in-person craft days hosted by our own gallery manager, Heather Evans during our [...]

Coteau’s Table To Go!

At Coteau’s Table, explore flavorful food from the Museum’s on-site cafe. This special event features curbside service. Reserve a meal in advance.

Poetry Workshop with Courtney Huse Wika

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/t3C6xS3hWWmknkbk7 Poets are shapeshifters, skillfully manipulating language, image, and sound to render our world anew. One of the poet's most powerful tools is the metaphor: a comparison between two seemingly disparate ideas or objects. When this comparison rings true or precise, it destabilizes the familiar, deepening the reader’s understanding of the human experience. In [...]

Rapid City Limits | “Alex Massa Plays Well With Others”

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

Join us and your fellow jazz cats at the Dahl Arts Center for a night of avant-garde jazz and drinks. Jazz musician Alex Massa featuring Shawn Myers, Georgi Petrov, and Alex Chapman. Alex Massa will be performing two sets at the Dahl Arts Center on April 15th. The first set will be the first live premiere of [...]

The (He)art of the Metaphor with Courtney Huse Wika

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/t3C6xS3hWWmknkbk7 Poets are shapeshifters, skillfully manipulating language, image, and sound to render our world anew. One of the poet's most powerful tools is the metaphor: a comparison between two seemingly disparate ideas or objects. When this comparison rings true or precise, it destabilizes the familiar, deepening the reader’s understanding of the human experience. [...]

South Dakota in Poems: Our State, Our Stories, Our Poets

South Dakota Poet Laureate, Christine Stewart-Nuñez, will discuss her work assembling the South Dakota State Poetry Society's newest anthology, "South Dakota in Poems." Afterward, featured poets will share a selection of their poems and speak about their experiences in the state that we call home. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93920320035?pwd=c1dla0Q4bEp3a0FUSitsOWlvLzJ1QT09 Meeting ID: 939 2032 0035 Passcode: [...]