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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

Vanessa Frank Exhibition | Emerging Visual Artist at the Dahl

Bruce H. Lien Cultural Cafe & Gallery 713 7th Street, ​Rapid City

WHAT: VANESSA FRANK | SOLO EXHIBITION EXHIBIT DATES: 06.17.2021 – 08.6.2021 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 07.15.2021, 5-7 PM WHERE: Bruce H. Lien Cultural Café & Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce a new show by artist Vanessa Frank. The show will be located in [...]

Works By John George Larson

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Opening Reception: June 17th, 5:30 pm Show length: June 17th-July 24th "As a visual artist, I use clay in an effort to understand the physical world. Clay allows me to experience the malleability and plasticity of the earth. I regard all aspects of the ceramic process as a sacred act, and see each as an [...]

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Not Sure!? by Rick Love

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

Not Sure!? is an exhibition based on the choice and ability to expand the boundaries of "Art". Come see this multi-gallery exhibition before its gone! Artist Statement: What I think about when I think about art: As contemporary western people it is widely accepted that we are enriched with an ever-expanding notion of “Art”. The [...]

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Exhibit: Ron Koehler and Gary “Crash” Hull

GAR Hall Art Gallery 508 Douglas, Yankton

ARTIST STATEMENT - Ron Koehler BRUSH SERIES Most of this work has been composed of individual units pertaining to the visual symbol of the paint brush. This series includes a “Dadaist” reference by mass producing a ready-made object. Although the shape chosen more closely resembles a house painting brush, the visual connection between the brush [...]

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The Radiant Sun: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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 [...]

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Martin Weinstein: Moment to Moment

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Martin Weinstein’s paintings are created on layers of transparent acrylic sheets. A single work is composed of several distinct views of the same location painted days, months, even years apart. Martin Weinstein’s landscapes give us both the permission to delight in seeing the beauty of the natural world and the ability to see it more [...]

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Recent Acquisitions: 2016 – 2021

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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 [...]

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Lowell Nesbitt: Florals

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Lowell Nesbitt (1933 – 1993) was an American artist best known and most popular with audiences for his overblown images of flowers—some floral paintings reaching 20 – 30 feet in size. Though connected to Photorealism his graphic stylizations, depictions of popular imagery, and blurring of the lines between art and commerce connect him equally to [...]

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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 [...]

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South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition

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

This exhibition is also a celebration of perseverance in the face of adversity. Creating artwork is never an easy endeavor. A pandemic in a time of social unrest has increased the demands of everyday living. Some artists are looking for new “day jobs.” Many children are learning from home and stay-at-home mandates mean more cooking, [...]

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Summer Art Bingo In-Person Craft Day

Stop by the gallery on June 26 & July 24 from 10 am – 1 pm and create something awesome! These in-person craft days will focus on projects that help complete our Summer Art BINGO challenge. As a reminder, kids under the age of 13 must have an adult present with them at all times! [...]

Undefined Beauty Collection Release

Siouxland Libraries 200 N Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls

Hannah V of Hannah V Fine Arts is primarily an abstract expressionist landscape and portrait artist in Sioux Falls, SD. She is delighted to release her new collection of mixed media paintings titled, Undefined Beauty, with the Siouxland Libraries Downtown Branch and on her website, www.HannahVFineArts.com. Collection release is July 1, 2021 and on display [...]

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I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE

Black Hills Playhouse 24834 S Playhouse Rd, Custer

The Black Hills Playhouse proudly announces the opening of the second show of the season. I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE opens Friday, July 9th at 7:30 pm , at the Black Hills Playhouse Campus, the New Frontier Theatre, in Custer State Park. This is a musical comedy about people who have ever secretly thought about dating, [...]

Summer Art Bingo Take-Home Craft

Take home everything you need to make something awesome! Pick up a free craft kit in our gallery on June 12 & July 10 from 10 am – 5 pm. These take-home crafts will focus on projects that help complete our Summer Art BINGO challenge. Kits available while supplies last. What is Summer Art BINGO? [...]

Teen African Drumming Workshop

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Join us at the BAC for an introduction to African drumming. The class is open to ages 10 year old to 16 years. It meets Monday through Thursday 5:00-5:45. Dates: July 19th through 22nd Time: 5:00-5:45 Cost: $45

$45

Teen African Drumming Workshop

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Join us at the BAC for an introduction to African drumming. The class is open to ages 10 year old to 16 years. It meets Monday through Thursday 5:00-5:45. Dates: July 19th through 22nd Time: 5:00-5:45 Cost: $45

$45

Teen African Drumming Workshop

Brookings Arts Council 524 4th St, Brookings

Join us at the BAC for an introduction to African drumming. The class is open to ages 10 year old to 16 years. It meets Monday through Thursday 5:00-5:45. Dates: July 19th through 22nd Time: 5:00-5:45 Cost: $45

$45

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
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