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50 Works for 50 Years: Collections Retrospective

South Dakota Art Museum SD

In celebration of our 50th anniversary this collections retrospective will share acquisitions from each of the 50 years the South Dakota Art Museum has been in existence.

Free

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum SD

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry will be on display in this show of recent donations from Cathy and Ken Vogele.

Free

ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum SD

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

Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings

Dahl Fine Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 09.10.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings EXHIBIT DATES:  10.23.20 – 01.30.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, October 23rd | Artist Talk 6pm WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing [...]

Create and Connect with ARTiClass!

Virtual event SD

If you're an artist looking to enhance your skills and connect with creative individuals like yourself from around the world, we have a surprise for you! Join the coolest art workshops, face to face (via Zoom), and connect directly to the New York art scene with the professional standards of ARTiClass by Agora Gallery. Learn [...]

Taking Root

Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery 1200 S. Jay St., Aberdeen

Exhibition of artwork by Becky Grismer, on display November 9 - February 19 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery on Northern's campus. Grismer is an alumna of the Northern State University Art Department. Taking Root addresses various themes involving the human condition. Grismer's artist statement explains some of the common themes as: "putting down [...]

Free

Isolation

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

Isolation is a collaborative installation by Ceca Cooper, Nick Poppens and Joe Schaeffer that contemplates notions of privacy, isolation and shelter. Throughout the confusing and chaotic time of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have undoubtedly been moments of fear and hopelessness in all of us. The worst pain is often felt by those already vulnerable to [...]

There May Be More Beautiful Times

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

Visual Arts Center | Bates Trimble Gallery Come explore There May Be More Beautiful Times, a new body of work by Anna Reich. This project is a collection of photographs produced over a decade that both parallels and challenges expectations of life and expectations of photography. Using traditional genres and vernacular images (representing what is [...]

Agents of Change

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

Visual Arts Center | Everist Gallery Agents of Change features original artwork commissioned by the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation as well as recent works from local emerging artists. It is our hope the exhibit will illustrate and celebrate the important ways art and philanthropy can intersect to inspire and unite us, forge connections, open [...]

Merry Christmas and Happy Harley Days – Free Online Concert | SFCMC

Online event SD

Ready for some holiday musical fun? You can take a fun peak at our recording session for this online celebration starting on SUNDAY December 20 at 12 PM CST (the concert video will stay online throughout the holiday season): https://youtu.be/CDQYHHoegIo “Merry Christmas and Happy Harley Days” is a virtual Christmas concert given by Sioux Falls [...]

Free

From A Muse Of Circumstance

Aberdeen Recreational and Cultural Center - ARCC Gallery 225 3rd Avenue Southeast, Aberdeen

From a Muse of Circumstance, the gallery exhibition displaying a collection of artworks created by South Dakota inmates on exhibit at the Aberdeen Recreation and Culture Center. This gallery exhibition is aimed at starting a conversation about how to reduce the rate of recidivism. Virtual Reception can be found on Youtube @ https://youtu.be/mJtqQA7JGMs https://youtu.be/mJtqQA7JGMs

Mirrored Contrast: Shelby Meyer solo exhibit

Grove Hall Ritz Gallery, School of Design, South Dakota State University 101 Grove Hall, South Dakota State University School of Design, Brookings

The School of Design presents the first Ritz Gallery exhibit of 2021 with an alumna exhibit! Recent BFA graduate Shelby Meyer will share print media and sculptural ceramic works in Mirrored Contrast, on view from Jan. 11–Jan. 29th, 2021. Shelby is one of three students whose BFA Thesis Exhibit was cancelled this past spring due [...]

GOVERNOR NOEM ANNOUNCES STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

South Dakota Capitol 500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre

PIERRE – Gov. Kristi Noem announced 12 students who are being recognized for their artistic talents through the new Governor’s Student Art Competition. An exhibition of the artwork will be displayed in the South Dakota Capitol Building beginning Jan 12. “We launched this student art competition with the intention of honoring and encouraging the work [...]

Articles of a Treaty, an Educational Art Exhibit about the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty

Dahl Arts Center 0 SD

For Immediate Release: 12.11.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Articles of a Treaty, an Educational Art Exhibit about the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty EXHIBIT DATES: 01.15.21 – 04.10.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 04.09.21 | 5-7pm WHERE: Senator Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery, Dahl [...]

2021 BHSU Senior Art Show

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center is proud to be hosting the 2021 BHSU Senior Art Show! Art from BHSU students will be on display in the gallery from January 15 - February 12. The gallery is open from 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday - Saturday.

35th Annual Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition

John A. Day Gallery 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion

The University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts hosts the opening reception for the 35th Annual Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition Friday, Jan 22, from 5p.m.-7p.m. in the John A. Day Gallery of the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts. Awards Ceremony begins at 6 p.m. The annual juried student art show recognizes artistic [...]

Sturgis Community Cinema: Jumanji

Sturgis Community Center SD

Attend the FREE Sturgis Community Cinema featuring "Jumanji" (2017) at the Sturgis Community Center theater! Cinema events are free to attend for all ages. --------------------------------------------- This Sturgis Community Cinema event is organized by the Sturgis Economic Development Corporation Retail Committee with sponsorship from Richter's Tire & Exhaust and HomeSlice Media Group. **Face masks are encouraged.**

“The Augustana High School Art Invitational” Virtual Gallery Reception

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery 2001 S Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

"The Augustana High School Art Invitational" is now on view at the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery! Please join us for the virtual gallery reception on Friday, January 22. Zoom opens at 7 p.m.; awards reception begins at 7:15 p.m. Friday, January 22 | 7 p.m. Join via Zoom Meeting ID: 955 3615 8757 Passcode: 624764 For more [...]

Pavilion Carnival

Washington Pavilion SD

Join us for the Pavilion Carnival, part of a series of events in Sioux Falls Alive - a partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls. Enjoy free activities and programs for the whole family – something for everyone! • Delight in carnival-themed arts, crafts and games for the kiddos • Enjoy [...]

Free

Paint with Jessie – Bluebird Value Study

Virtual event SD

Gain confidence in your painting skills in this fun, encouraging class! If you’re just getting started or have been painting for years, I’ll help you grow your skills. I believe anyone can improve their painting skills. You just need determination, good direction, and encouragement! You bring your determination, and I will provide the direction and [...]

$10