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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Creative Writing for Teens

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen

Whether you want to write short stories, poetry, or a novel, you're in the right place. Our class will focus on the basics of creative writing and all of the tricks of the trade. The first three weeks of class will consist of learning about the various types of creative writing and discovering where your [...]

$30.00

Chautauqua

Chautauqua Artisans Market 629 N. River Street, Hot Springs

After School Maker Studio

This space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers. Daily experiences foster creativity, curiosity, and self-expression through a variety of activities and materials including robotics, circuitry, pottery, sculpture, and paint to name a few.

$5.50

Extended Play Hours

Did you know? We are open until 7 pm on Tuesdays. Make play a part of your day!

Leather Cuffs with Mama Peacock

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Join us at the BAC with the owner of MaMA Peacock Sarah Dorn to make a custom leather cuff. All skill levels are welcome. Participants will receive one blank leather practice piece, a blank leather cuff, and a blank leather keychain. Traditional and repurposed stamps, rivets, dyes, and other embellishments will be provided. Cost: $30 [...]

$30

Readers’ Theater Presents Halloween Tales & Fall Stories

DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS, our October Bellman scheduled for Oct. 13 has been POSTPONED until Wednesday, October 20. Thank you so much for understanding and stay warm! Join us on October 20 at noon for a special presentation from the Matthews Opera House Readers’ Theater group. They will be performing a series of Halloween and [...]

Quebec Artist Series

Virtual SD

Quebec Artist Series October 20, 27 & 28 | Free  The Quebec Artist Series, presented in partnership with Midwestern creatives and organizations, seeks to amplify diverse voices and fresh ideas to help us navigate the pandemic, connect across difference, and reimagine our collective futures. From panel discussions on political polarization and water quality to a virtual [...]

After School Maker Studio

This space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers. Daily experiences foster creativity, curiosity, and self-expression through a variety of activities and materials including robotics, circuitry, pottery, sculpture, and paint to name a few.

$5.50

Orion & Stacey Potter & Co.

Historic Homestake Opera House 313 W Main St, Lead

Orion & Stacey Potter have been charming audiences with their fantastic voices and dynamic performances for nearly a decade. The duo met in 2000, married in 2003, and began performing together around the nation in 2009.  While they make their home in the Black Hills of South Dakota, they travel all over, bringing joy and [...]

$15

Open Mic Night at The Cave

The Cave Collective 406 5th St, Rapid City

Bring an instrument, a song, a poem and a friend down to The Cave for open mic night, held every Wednesday at 7PM and hosted by Josh Shepperd. Let’s have some fun!

Preservation Thursday with the Honorable Jeffrey Viken and Mr. Michael Trump

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood

Much like streetball and the NBA of yesteryear, the unwritten rule, “no blood, no foul,” appears to have dictated Deadwood’s mantra toward prostitution. For over a century, Deadwood’s illegal brothels seemingly operated with impunity, unless and until blood was spilled. During this prolonged period, the brothels operated continuously on Deadwood’s Main Street having faced only [...]

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

After School Maker Studio

This space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers. Daily experiences foster creativity, curiosity, and self-expression through a variety of activities and materials including robotics, circuitry, pottery, sculpture, and paint to name a few.

$5.50

Chautauqua

Chautauqua Artisans Market 629 N. River Street, Hot Springs

Free Performance by Dallas Chief Eagle

The Mueller Civic Center 801 S 6th St, Hot Springs

October 2021 - Educational Series with Dallas Chief Eagle Jr Hot Springs non-profit kicks off new educational series September 30, 2021 HOT SPRINGS. SD—Non-profit, Chautauqua Craftsmen and Artisans of the Black Hills (CCABH) will host Dallas Chief Eagle Jr. M.A., C.G.P.S, Rosebud Sioux Tribal Member, World Hoop Dance Champion, and touring artist for an educational [...]

Free

Magic Show starring Kevin the Cap

Vermillion Public Library 18 Church St,, Vermillion

Intrepid magical artist Kevin the Cap is on a 48-state tour and have been hosting magic shows wherever he goes as he drives across America. It’s the first undertaking of its kind, and Vermillion is lucky enough to be a stop along the way. Catch his act Thursday at 7pm in the Kozak Room of [...]

Free

Painting our way through Fall with Erik

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Join us to paint your way into fall with artist Erik Ritter on October 21st. Need a break from the upcoming winter or just a way to relax and create some art? Join us at the BAC and create a fall landscape. All supplies included in the cost of the class. Date: October 21st Cost: [...]

$25

Coyote Steals the Brickhouse

The BrickHouse 106 SE 2nd Street, Madison

We’re excited to share “Coyote Steals The BrickHouse”, featuring the artwork of Daniel Seman this Wednesday night at the house. We’ll be screening one of Daniel’s short animated films throughout the evening, along with digital prints of his work we had printed, and of course Daniel (who teaches at Dakota State University) will be on [...]

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Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts Vermillion

What happens when two guys set out to write a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical? You get one of the wittiest musicals of the 21st century, with a title that’s either the best or worst of all time! Hunter and Jeff develop their musical before our eyes, [...]

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Regional Premier!

Seraphim Theatrical Entertainment 1124 Kansas City St, Rapid City

We're proud to announce the regional premier of this award winning, London/Broadway show! This is the first time ever that this show has been produced anywhere in the Midwest. It is also the only time you can see it without going to New York as it is being remounted on Broadway. The Play That Goes [...]

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