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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

On the Edge

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

Visual Arts Center | Bates Trimble Gallery On the Edge is a three-person exhibition acting as a call and response sounding board. The collaboration between these artists began with isolation and an installation that contemplates notions of privacy, isolation and shelter. Throughout the confusing and chaotic time of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have undoubtedly been [...]

SculptureWalk

Downtown Sioux Falls

More than 60 sculptures make up SculptureWalk 2021, the 18th year of the city's downtown-spanning art installation. The collection includes 21 pieces returning from last year's collection, with 41 new sculptures making their appearance. Sculptors ranging from Sioux Falls to California to Canada created some of the pieces installed downtown May 15.

Going Metro

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

June 4 - October 31, 2021 Visual Arts Center | Jerstad Gallery Going Metro is an exhibition born from a multi layered collaborative effort between artists, researchers, city officials and transit users and workers. The goal of the project is to facilitate a program series cultivating creative conversations about transportation as the City of Sioux Falls [...]

Raising Up

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

Coinciding with the Center for Western Studies’ 53rd Annual Dakota Conference theme, “Farming, Ranching and Sustainability on the Northern Plains,” the gallery exhibition, Raising Up, recognizes regional agriculture and provides a visual interpretation of the often-overlooked necessity of feeding a population. The food that sustains us, generation after generation, is quietly raised here in the [...]

Not Sure!? by Rick Love

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

Not Sure!? is an exhibition based on the choice and ability to expand the boundaries of "Art". Come see this multi-gallery exhibition before its gone! Artist Statement: What I think about when I think about art: As contemporary western people it is widely accepted that we are enriched with an ever-expanding notion of “Art”. The [...]

Free

Exhibit: Ron Koehler and Gary “Crash” Hull

GAR Hall Art Gallery 508 Douglas, Yankton

ARTIST STATEMENT - Ron Koehler BRUSH SERIES Most of this work has been composed of individual units pertaining to the visual symbol of the paint brush. This series includes a “Dadaist” reference by mass producing a ready-made object. Although the shape chosen more closely resembles a house painting brush, the visual connection between the brush [...]

Free

Dave Horan – Artist – Speed Painting

Parkston Amphitheater East Athletic Park, Parkston

Dave Horan, who most would know from his tenacious bass guitar licks in many bands including Wakefield, will be coming to our amphitheater with a different talent. Dave is an incredible artist, and will be demonstrating his own rendition of "speed painting". Dave will set up a canvas, cue up a few songs on the [...]

Free

Mogen’s Hero’s

Parkston Amphitheater East Athletic Park, Parkston

Mogen's Hero's has always been a hometown favorite in Parkston. John Mogen started his music teaching career in Parkston, so the town has a special place in his heart. The community always loves it when John comes back to play, but especially this summer when he will be gracing the stage of our new amphitheater! [...]

Free

Footloose

Orpheum Theatre 315 N. Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents Footloose June 17-19 & 24-26, 2021 | 7 p.m. June 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2021 | 2 p.m. Orpheum Theater A rebellious teenager moves to a small middle-American town where dance is forbidden, and encourages his classmates to defy the local pastor and call for a rock 'n' roll prom. A musical version [...]

South Dakota Ballet presents “Only Human”

Washington Pavilion 301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls

South Dakota Ballet presents, Only Human, an enchanting evening of mixed repertoire that explores the innate human desire for connection including marvelous works of choreographers such as Eloy Barragán, Kyle Davis and Madeleine Scott. This evening of emotive masterpieces will also feature several cherished classical ballet excerpts that will leave you moved beyond the seats [...]

$35 – $50

I Really Get Into…the State Theatre

Sioux Falls State Theatre 316 South Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls

The State Theatre is hosting the theatrical premiere of the Sioux Falls made film, I REALLY GET INTO IT, on June 24th-27th! I Really Get Into It chronicles the early days of the Sioux Falls all ages punk scene, and the remarkable community of artists, activists, and entrepreneurs that sprang from it. Following the opening [...]

I Really Get Into…the State Theatre

Sioux Falls State Theatre 316 South Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls

The State Theatre is hosting the theatrical premiere of the Sioux Falls made film, I REALLY GET INTO IT, on June 24th-27th! I Really Get Into It chronicles the early days of the Sioux Falls all ages punk scene, and the remarkable community of artists, activists, and entrepreneurs that sprang from it. Following the opening [...]

Dave Horan – Artist – Speed Painting

Parkston Amphitheater East Athletic Park, Parkston

Dave Horan, who most would know from his tenacious bass guitar licks in many bands including Wakefield, will be coming to our amphitheater with a different talent. Dave is an incredible artist, and will be demonstrating his own rendition of "speed painting". Dave will set up a canvas, cue up a few songs on the [...]

Free

Goodroad

Levitt Shell Sioux Falls 504 N. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls

“We’re just a group of guys who love to play music.” If you’d ask Allen Goodroad about what this band is like, that’s what you’d hear. “We’ve come from all sorts of backgrounds to form this unique group that allows us to get away with playing anything.” Every band member is proficient in more than [...]

Footloose

Orpheum Theatre 315 N. Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents Footloose June 17-19 & 24-26, 2021 | 7 p.m. June 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2021 | 2 p.m. Orpheum Theater A rebellious teenager moves to a small middle-American town where dance is forbidden, and encourages his classmates to defy the local pastor and call for a rock 'n' roll prom. A musical version [...]

I Really Get Into…the State Theatre

Sioux Falls State Theatre 316 South Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls

The State Theatre is hosting the theatrical premiere of the Sioux Falls made film, I REALLY GET INTO IT, on June 24th-27th! I Really Get Into It chronicles the early days of the Sioux Falls all ages punk scene, and the remarkable community of artists, activists, and entrepreneurs that sprang from it. Following the opening [...]

South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition

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

This exhibition is also a celebration of perseverance in the face of adversity. Creating artwork is never an easy endeavor. A pandemic in a time of social unrest has increased the demands of everyday living. Some artists are looking for new “day jobs.” Many children are learning from home and stay-at-home mandates mean more cooking, [...]

Free

Falls Art Market – 4th Saturdays

BronzeAge Art Casting, LLC 1110 N Weber Ave, Sioux Falls

FREE! This relaxed, outdoor art market features original artwork, artist demos and outdoor workshops for all-ages. BronzeAge hosts the event on 4th Saturdays, May through August. Held at BronzeAge, stroll the lawn and meet a different mix of local artists each month. Drop-by for outdoor workshops during the market. Find workshop details and costs online. [...]

Free

Sioux Falls Pride Parade

Downtown Sioux Falls

Join us for the 2nd EVER Sioux Falls Pride Parade on Saturday June 26th! The parade begins 10:00am and will travel down Phillips Avenue from approximately 13th Street to 6th Street. Make sure to wear your best pride themed attire!

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