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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

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Tuesday Free Art Recess for Youth

Virtual SD

Join the Arts Council and Avera Behavioral Health every Tuesday in March for a FREE online pencil drawing class. There is NO cost to take this class and the only supplies that you will need are a piece of paper and pencil. If pencil and paper are needed please contact the Arts Council at directorbac@swiftel.net [...]

Writing and Performing Hip Hop

Virtual event SD

While many of us have that favorite go-to rap or song that we love reciting word-for-word, in rhythm, and with all the passion in the world, how do we do that from scratch? From putting that first word on paper to reciting with confidence, Bazille presents a workshop that aims to help make those first [...]

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Tuesday Free Art Recess for Youth

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings, SD

Join the Arts Council and Avera Behavioral Health every Tuesday in March for a FREE online pencil drawing class. There is NO cost to take this class and the only supplies that you will need are a piece of paper and pencil. If pencil and paper are needed please contact the Arts Council at directorbac@swiftel.net [...]

Free

Winter Camp: Watȟókeča for the Spirit

Virtual SD

Please Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZcldeiqrjstGdUbxCaWq... After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Kevin Locke (Tokaheya Inajin in Lakota translation “First to Rise”) is a world-famous visionary Hoop Dancer, preeminent player of the Indigenous Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist, and educator. Kevin [...]

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Tuesday Free Art Recess for Youth

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings, SD

Join the Arts Council and Avera Behavioral Health every Tuesday in March for a FREE online pencil drawing class. There is NO cost to take this class and the only supplies that you will need are a piece of paper and pencil. If pencil and paper are needed please contact the Arts Council at directorbac@swiftel.net [...]

Free
Recurring

Tuesday Free Art Recess for Youth

Virtual SD

Join the Arts Council and Avera Behavioral Health every Tuesday in March for a FREE online pencil drawing class. There is NO cost to take this class and the only supplies that you will need are a piece of paper and pencil. If pencil and paper are needed please contact the Arts Council at directorbac@swiftel.net [...]

AuthorFest 2022!

Virtual SD

Festival fans, please join us for this special collaborative event with Simon & Schuster, the Spring 2022 AuthorFest - featuring #1 internationally bestselling thriller authors Nelson DeMille and Janet Evanovich. When: March 31, 2022 at 7 pm CT/6 pm MT

Personal Narrative Workshop with Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis

Virtual SD

In this workshop, attendees will learn best practices, techniques, and experience expertise coaching from Master Teller Elizabeth Ellis on crafting personal narratives in addition to collaborating with one another during breakout sessions through written and spoken activities. Elizabeth Ellis grew up in the Appalachian Mountains. Invariably hilarious and poignant, she is a repeat favorite at [...]

Coffee with Collections | Dr. Craig Howe

Virtual event SD

Grab your morning coffee with a fun livestream look at artwork from the South Dakota Art Museum Collection with Dr. Craig Howe, Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS) Director, and SDAM Collections Curator, Taylor McKeown. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - https://www.sdstate.edu/events/2022/04/coffee-collections-dr-craig-howe This is the second in the new South Dakota Art Museum virtual series: [...]

Free

Resources for Integrating Contemporary Art Into K-12 Classrooms

Virtual SD

Join us for this interactive webinar where Walker Education staff will be presenting a new suite of multidisciplinary K–12 resources for student learning, including a sample virtual school field trip. Attendees will receive a 2-hour certificate of completion to put toward their continuing education requirements as well as materials to review post-webinar. Please register by Monday, April [...]

Dispossession, Adaptation, Reclamation, and Resilience: The WTPB Pedagogical Framework

Virtual SD

Join us for the second of four virtual We The Peoples Before Education events. Learn about the journey teachers and students will follow from dispossession to resilience. In every Indigenous community, local, state, federal, and colonial forces practiced, and continue to practice, dispossession of ancestral languages, cultural and spiritual practices, ways of expression, and governance. [...]

Online Tune in Tuesday: Delish Dish April 19th

Virtual SD

Join us for a FREE cooking demonstration/class. A zoom link will be provided one week before the class. All supplies needed can be purchased at Carrot Seed in Brookings. Recipes will be online 48 hours after the class. There is NO cost to join this program.

Free

WEBINAR: DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM 2022 MARKETING PLANS

Virtual SD

Join us Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 10 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Mountain for a webinar featuring the Department of Tourism’s Global Marketing & Brand Strategy Director, Mike Gussiaas. Mike will discuss the state’s 2022 marketing efforts, including the advanced findings and consumer insights that inform this year’s efforts. What: Department of Tourism 2022 Marketing Plans Date and time: [...]

The Art of Learning through Recycled Art

Virtual SD

Junk becomes a wearable garden viewfinder, and old cardboard becomes a root vegetable puzzle in this Earth Day edition of The Art of Learning: Recycled Art. Create and learn alongside teen artist and owner of Kinaiya Creations, Camden Speece, on April 20th at 7pm EST.

Beyond Art: Respecting and Protecting the Sacred

Virtual SD

Discussion about items too sacred for public viewing. What is too sacred for public depiction and how do journalists, artists, and museum professionals approach them? Featuring Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), Richard W. Hill Sr. (Tuscarora), Tina Kuckkahn (Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe), James Riding In (Pawnee), and Brian Vallo (Acoma). Moderated by America Meredith (Cherokee [...]

Ginny Freitag | A Life with Clay

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD

The South Dakota Art Museum Guild invites you to join us in-person or via Zoom for the seventh program of the 2021-2022 Guild Program Series - open to the public and Guild members - featuring Madison, SD sculptor and art educator, Ginny Freitag. Join us in the museum: 9:30 - 10:00 | Coffee in the [...]

Free

Dances With Words Poets Fellowship Application Hangout Session

Virtual SD

Interested in applying for the Dances With Words Emerging Poets Fellowship? Attend the Virtual Emerging Poets Fellowship Application Hangout! This event will allow interested applicants to ask questions, learn more about the fellowship, and get assistance in filling out the application. This fellowship is open to youth 13-19 years old on the Pine Ridge Reservation [...]

Dances With Words Poets Fellowship Application Hangout Session

Virtual SD

Interested in applying for the Dances With Words Emerging Poets Fellowship? Attend the Virtual Emerging Poets Fellowship Application Hangout! This event will allow interested applicants to ask questions, learn more about the fellowship, and get assistance in filling out the application. This fellowship is open to youth 13-19 years old on the Pine Ridge Reservation [...]

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2022 Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals & Finals

Virtual SD

This May, 55 finalists—one from each state, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—will advance to compete in the Poetry Out Loud national semifinals, on Sunday, May 1, 2022, which will be available through a one-time-only webcast on this page. From those semifinals, nine students will advance to the Poetry [...]

What’s New on ArtsU

Virtual SD

Aesthetic Perspectives in Evaluation, May 10 @ 3:00 PM ET This session offers an overview of ways the Aesthetics framework can be activated in evaluation of civically and socially engaged arts and culture projects and programs as well as action-based research.

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