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 [...]
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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 [...]
The sun is an important spiritual being in American Indian cosmologies. In Paul Goble’s illustrations it is usually a solid, bright red, though occasionally pink or yellow. Goble’s sun is often surrounded by concentric rays built of paired isosceles triangles, a traditional Plains Indian design called “war bonnet.” Revered by Plains Indians as a source [...]
All the artworks in this exhibition joined the South Dakota Art Museum's permanent collection between 2016 and 2021. Although recently acquired their dates of creation range from c. 1899 – 2019. Sources for the acquisitions vary from work to work and include both gifts and works purchased by the museum. As stewards of the state's [...]
Over the past four decades, many things about the Artists of the Plains Art Show and Sale have changed—the timing, the venue—but the one thing that has stayed the same is the passion our artist family shows in providing the community with excellence in fine arts! In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the show [...]
Secret Door Traverse the world beyond this realm. There is something innately curious and otherworldly about John Peters' creations. He builds worlds that explore nature, architecture, and mythology—inviting a closer look while taking in all aspects of his craftsmanship and storytelling. Step into the portal this Mystic October at Ipso Gallery. Opening Reception Friday, October [...]
We are pleased to announce that, in collaboration with the Dakota State University - Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, we were able to bring this traveling exhibit from the Stonewall National Museum and Archives to DSU for LGBTQ+ History Month! You can view the exhibit in the first-floor gallery space at the Karl Mundt [...]
Floating Worlds An Ethereal Landscape of Weightless Trees Artwork by Amy Fill October 1, 2021 - March 20, 2022 Visual Arts Center | Everist Gallery Trees are forever tied to the ground, with roots digging deep into the earth while branches stretch and reach for the sky. In Floating Worlds, Amy Fill takes what nature has [...]
From October 14 to November 30, 2021, the work of artist Dwayne Wilcox will be on display in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Wilcox currently resides in Rapid City, South Dakota, and is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He is best known and celebrated for his Ledger Art, a term for predominately [...]
Join us a the Scherr-Howe Event Center from 9am - 4pm on October 23, 2021 to enjoy Mobridge Fall Craft Fair. Multiple venders will be present with home-made crafts, decorations, local art, can't miss clothing, jewelry and much more! Dowtown businesses and restaurants are also a brisk walk a way if you would want to [...]