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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Downtown Crazy Days

Play Central Toys & Books at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota is the place to stop during Downtown Brookings Crazy Days. Mystery grab bags, discounts, and fun new merchandise. And, some of our favorite games and toys will be available to test. Be sure to make time to play! Museum admission is not required. [...]

Basement Painters

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

This active group meets every Thursday in the classroom of the Brookings Arts Council from 12:30-4pm. Just bring your art project (doesn't have to be a painting) and work with a group of creatives enjoying the collegial environment! We invite you to join this active group--come early, stay late, but come and create! There is [...]

Free

Pert Near Sandstone

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

Crossing old-time instrumentation with contemporary sensibilities, Minneapolis based Pert Near Sandstone have established themselves as standard-bearers for the versatility and vitality of the Midwestern roots music scene. The band has performed from the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival to A Prairie Home Companion, and shared bills on the road with the likes of Trampled By Turtles, [...]

Tales on the River

Fort Pierre Moose Lodge 910 N Deadwood St, Fort Pierre

Every Thursday evening from June 3 to August 26 (except for July 1), The Short Grass Arts Council will be presenting Tales on the River at the Moose Lodge in Ft. Pierre, SD. Short Grass Arts Council partners with community organizations and sponsor to bring engaging presentations and fascinating stories to the Pierre / Fort [...]

Auditions: Theater on the Run

It’s the 10th Anniversary of Theater on the Run and we want you to be a part of it! We are hosting another round of auditions for this special production on Thursday, July 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Matthews Opera House Fireplace Room. There are roles available for 9 male, 9 females. [...]

Tales on the River

Fort Pierre Moose Lodge 910 N Deadwood St, Fort Pierre

Every Thursday evening from June 3 to August 26 (except for July 1), The Short Grass Arts Council will be presenting Tales on the River at the Moose Lodge in Ft. Pierre, SD. Short Grass Arts Council partners with community organizations and sponsor to bring engaging presentations and fascinating stories to the Pierre / Fort [...]

Opera on the Rooftop!

First Dakota National Coyote Gallery 10 E. Main St., Vermillion

Delight in an unexpected outdoor performance of world-class opera in the heart of downtown Vermillion! Featuring Tracelyn Gesteland, Mezzo-Soprano and Professor of Voice/Opera at the USD, Thor Gesteland, Tenor, and accompanied by Diane Van Den Oever, performing from the First Dakota National Coyote Gallery rooftop, this is sure to be a memorable evening. Music will [...]

Free

SLAM! Poetry Night

The Cave Collective 406 5th St, Rapid City

Join us for SLAM POETRY on Thursday from 7-10 PM. Our friends David and Jesse host this time monthly so check out the dates and come on down to 406 Fifth Street! Whether you've read aloud before or not, we welcome and applaud you. Bring your work, hear incredible talent, learn something new, and make [...]

Man of La Mancha

Grand Opera House 109 S Pierre St, Pierre

Man of La Mancha July 16-18*, 2021 (Fri, Sat, Sun*) July 22-25*, 2021 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun*) Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD Doors Open at 7 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m. *Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2 p.m. Tickets On Sale: July 5, 2021 Learn more about season memberships or individual ticket prices Preview Performance: July [...]

The Electronic Poetry Garden

Online

The Electronic Poetry Garden You are invited to the Electronic Poetry Garden This is a recurring Gathering of Poets that gathers Every Thursday at 8PM Every week we talk about the world of poetry and share our work. It's a good chance to meet other poets and find interesting poetry prompts. Bring some poetic examples [...]

Messy Hands Summer Arts Camp 2021

online via Zoom 0 SD

2021 Messy Hands Summer Arts Camp: Our World is Color! is an immersive art camp that will be hosted via Zoom and brings together leading art educators from the area in an accessible and inclusive format. The kids’ camp (ages 5-12) will be July 19-23, and the teen’s camp (plus adults) is July 26-30. The [...]

$76 – $134

The Okee Dokee Brothers – FRIDAY MORNING YOUTH SHOW

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

As childhood friends growing up in Denver, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing were always exploring the outdoors. Whether it was rafting down their neighborhood creek or discovering hiking trails through the Rocky Mountains, Joe and Justin were born adventurers. Now, as the GRAMMY award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they have put this passion for the outdoors [...]

Downtown Crazy Days

Play Central Toys & Books at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota is the place to stop during Downtown Brookings Crazy Days. Mystery grab bags, discounts, and fun new merchandise. And, some of our favorite games and toys will be available to test. Be sure to make time to play! Museum admission is not required. [...]

South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition

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

The South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition is a touring exhibition that features artwork by 66 artists of diverse backgrounds, working in all mediums and styles, from all parts of our state. As such, it reflects the vitality of the visual arts in South Dakota. It is the art of our time and our [...]

Free

Southern Avenue

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

2020 GRAMMY nominee Southern Avenue is a boundary-breaking Memphis combo that carries the Southern soul legacy into the 21st century and beyond. Fueled by their powerful chemistry and electrifying live show, this fiery five-piece has performed in over fifteen countries and wowed audiences at festivals such as Bonnaroo, Firefly, Electric Forest and Lockn’. Relix calls [...]

Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills

The Journey Museum & Learning Center 222 New York Street, Rapid City

July 23-24 at 7 PM, "Age of Aquarius" Featuring the music of Lalo, Mozart, Schubert, and the songs of Jerome Kern This Classical Concert Series runs from July 9-24 featuring Grammy award-winning musicians from Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber, and Atlanta Symphony, as well as top professional musicians and educators from across the U.S. Each [...]

$25.00

Northern Hills Community Band

Historic Homestake Opera House 313 W Main St, Lead

Enjoy some music from the Northern Hills Community Band. They will be performing on the Opera House stage on July 23rd at 7pm.  The show is free, however, donations are appreciated.

Free

Capitol Cinema Presents: QUEEN BEES

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen

While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying "mean girls." Sunday Matinee showing at 2:00pm.

$9

Man of La Mancha

Grand Opera House 109 S Pierre St, Pierre

Man of La Mancha July 16-18*, 2021 (Fri, Sat, Sun*) July 22-25*, 2021 (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun*) Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD Doors Open at 7 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m. *Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2 p.m. Tickets On Sale: July 5, 2021 Learn more about season memberships or individual ticket prices Preview Performance: July [...]

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