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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

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

Froelich Young Actors Guild Registration

The Matthews Art Gallery 612 Main Street, Spearfish

Summer break is just around the corner and we’re excited to announce that theater camp begins on Wednesday, June 1, at the Matthews Opera House. Group A (7th-12th grade) starts at 9 a.m.  Group B (2nd-6th grade) starts at 1 p.m. A parent’s informational meeting will be held at the Matthews theater on Tuesday, May [...]

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

After School Maker Studio

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

$5.50

Froelich Young Actors Guild Registration

The Matthews Art Gallery 612 Main Street, Spearfish

Summer break is just around the corner and we’re excited to announce that theater camp begins on Wednesday, June 1, at the Matthews Opera House. Group A (7th-12th grade) starts at 9 a.m.  Group B (2nd-6th grade) starts at 1 p.m. A parent’s informational meeting will be held at the Matthews theater on Tuesday, May [...]

ROADHOUSE BIKE NIGHTS

Grey Goose Store & Social Club 28886 Merry Rd, Pierre, SD

A night to celebrate motorcyclism. Everyone is invited, great live music every week, motorcycles of every kind on display, great food, great people. Great community experience! This year we will be featuring a different taco every week. If you want a taste of what it means to be a biker show up here. Some of [...]

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 [...]

After School Maker Studio

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

$5.50

Froelich Young Actors Guild Registration

The Matthews Art Gallery 612 Main Street, Spearfish

Summer break is just around the corner and we’re excited to announce that theater camp begins on Wednesday, June 1, at the Matthews Opera House. Group A (7th-12th grade) starts at 9 a.m.  Group B (2nd-6th grade) starts at 1 p.m. A parent’s informational meeting will be held at the Matthews theater on Tuesday, May [...]

Caregiver-Child Playgroup

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

$10

Color Mixing Primer

Virtual SD

The workshop is for anyone who asks “How do I mix that color?” There will be a short presentation about how to mix using just primary colors, and another related method. Topics will include how to know what to mix to get a bright green, orange, or violet what to mix to get a lovely [...]

Free

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.

Froelich Young Actors Guild Registration

The Matthews Art Gallery 612 Main Street, Spearfish

Summer break is just around the corner and we’re excited to announce that theater camp begins on Wednesday, June 1, at the Matthews Opera House. Group A (7th-12th grade) starts at 9 a.m.  Group B (2nd-6th grade) starts at 1 p.m. A parent’s informational meeting will be held at the Matthews theater on Tuesday, May [...]

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