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ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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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Create and Connect with ARTiClass!

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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 [...]

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 [...]

A Garden Conversation

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

Visual Arts Center | Shultz Gallery Visit the Shultz Gallery and enjoy artist Lindsay Twa’s beautiful drawings and prints of her garden. In her words, “A garden is about protecting time and space in which both seedlings and new ideas can thrive”. As we enter a new year, experience the birth of a garden and [...]

75% Packard 25% Lockheart

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

Visual Arts Center | Jerstad Gallery Being an artist is, in many ways, like living on an island. You find yourself isolated from the norms, the capitalist structure and idealized success supported by material aspiration. It is a unique existence in so many ways often characterized as being an outsider. The Packard/Lockheart family offers an [...]

Selections From the Pat Roseland Collection

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

For Immediate Release: 12.30.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Selections From the Pat Roseland Collection EXHIBIT DATES: 02.05.21 – 05.08.21 COLLECTOR’S RECEPTION: Friday, May 7th | 5-7PM WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City [...]

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites™

Washington Pavilion 301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls

Enjoy an interactive journey into your favorite books in our new temporary exhibition, Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites. Become transformed into three beloved and award-winning picture books into an imaginative adventure! “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter Step into Peter Rabbit’s home and have fun with puzzles, games and dramatic play “The [...]

Native Soul Art: 11 Degrees of Tatanka exhibition

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

Native Soul Art: 11 Degrees of Tatanka by Jerry Fogg will be on display from March 1-May 14, 2021 in the JFAC Gallery on Northern State University's campus. Jerry Fogg, an enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe (Ihanktowan Nakota Sioux Oyate), uses various materials to create unique works of art that tell a story. [...]

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Pandemic: The Art of Survival

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

The Center for Western Studies is honored to present Pandemic: The Art of Survival, a gallery exhibition featuring artwork created during a year like no other. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down. Facing deaths, hospitalizations, and a shattered economy, it has been difficult to find any light in such dark times. [...]

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17th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition + Exhibit

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

Media Advisory For Immediate Release 02.18.21 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: 17th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition + Exhibit EXHIBIT DATES: 03.12.21 – 04.24.21 VIRTUAL AWARD PRESENTATION: Friday, March 13 |5pm WHERE: Inez and Milton Shaver Gallery, Dahl Arts Center | 713 7th [...]

“The Face Behind the Mask: Disguising the Inner Soul” now on view at the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery through April 16!

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

Please join us for the virtual gallery reception on Friday, March 19. Zoom opens at 7 p.m.; artist talk begins at 7:15 p.m. Friday, March 19 | 7 p.m. Join via Zoom Meeting ID: 989 7260 0189 Passcode: 197286 For more on the exhibition, visit: "The Face Behind the Mask"   The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery is [...]

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry are on display in this exhibition of recent donations to the South Dakota Art Museum from Cathy and Ken Vogele. This first exhibition from the collection focuses on three core object types collected in depth by the Vogeles: moccasins, dolls, and baby carriers. The collection includes both historical and contemporary [...]

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South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

This exhibition shares some of South Dakota’s best artworks and greatest artists at four exhibiting institutions across the state through the course of the one-year traveling show. The 9th Biennial is an entirely juried exhibition featuring 66 artworks from 66 artists selected from 289 works submitted by 102 artists. The 9th Biennial begins at the South Dakota Art Museum (March [...]

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April 23-24 History Conference Registration now available online

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History Conference Registration now available Registration (online only) is now available for the 2021 History Conference of the South Dakota State Historical Society. To register, please go to https://www.sdhsf.org/historyconferenceregistration.html The conference will be a virtual Zoom event held Friday and Saturday, April 23-24. The theme, organized by Society Museum staff, is “South Dakota Icons,” featuring [...]

Aberdeen Community Theatre presents: FUZZY AND BROWN BEAR GO FISHING

Aberdeen Community Theatre 415 S. Main St., Aberdeen

While on a quest to catch a fish, two bears catch more than they bargained for. Along the way, they meet a sly fox, feisty crawfish, and a boy named Benny. The bears discover an adventure and new friends might outweigh any fish they catch! The is a FREE ONLINE children's radio play written by [...]

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Fantasy Art Show Auction

Spearfish

This event is part of the 2021 NEA Big Read: Spearfish. For more information about the NEA Big Read and to see more events please click here. Help us celebrate the closing of our Fantasy Art Show with a silent auction! The commissioned works inspired by “A Wizards of Earthsea” will be available for purchase. [...]

42nd Community Art Show

Spearfish

Celebrate the artistic talents of the Northern Hills Area! The 42nd Community Art Show will be on display April 9 – May 7, 2021. The Community Art Show is free and open to the public during business hours, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the Matthews art gallery.  From beginners to professionals, [...]

Exhibit: An Encaustic Link by Jenny Bye

GAR Hall Art Gallery 508 Douglas, Yankton

ARTIST STATEMENT I have painted in watercolor, acrylic, oil, but the medium I am most connected to is encaustic. The process of painting with beeswax and demar resin holds my attention for hours at a time. It is a very physical, mysterious, and exciting medium to work with. Not knowing what will happen next, what [...]

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