Children’s book author and illustrator Paul Goble is known for his retellings of Plains American Indian stories. The tradition of American Indian storytelling on the Plains is a fusion of artistry, entertainment, and higher purpose, where important cultural, spiritual, and familial lessons are intertwined. The illustrations on display are drawn from stories which reveal that [...]
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Discover old friends and new favorites as you peruse selections from the Museum's permanent collections. The collection is particularly noted for its strong representation of South Dakota and regional art, historical and contemporary American Indian art, and fine art prints. The South Dakota Art Museum serves the diverse peoples and communities of the state and [...]
The first family home of artist Harvey Dunn was the prairie. Yet, through his work as an artist, an illustrator, and a combat artist, Dunn frequently observed, imagined, and rendered others’ domestic moments, giving him an appreciation of home and family that crossed cultural and geographical boundaries. He once said, “take the word ‘home.’ In [...]
The Center for Western Studies is excited to present Stallions and Mares – Legends of the Plains. This exhibition featuring horses of the Northern Plains runs August 2, 2022 - November 18, 2022. The history of the Northern Plains cannot be told without the presence of the Horse. Brought to North America by European explorers [...]
WHAT: The Gift EXHIBIT DATES: 08.12.22 – 11.05.22 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, October 7th | 5-7pm CURATOR TALK: 5:45pm WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce we will be hosting The Gift, a recent educational exhibit organized and curated by Craig Howe, PhD, [...]
This exhibition honoring horses and their multi-dimensional legacy in the Northern Plains opened Aug. 2, 2022, and runs through Nov. 18, 2022. A gallery reception will be held on Monday, Sept. 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Viewing hours are Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The [...]
S.D. Nelson, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is a world-renowned artist and author. He was written and illustrated ten books and has illustrated six other books. As part of a military family, S.D. moved often as a child, but spent summers at his mother’s home on the Standing Rock Reservation. It [...]
Waterfront Gallery's monthly event, Second Saturday's Artist Reception, features James Janis, the author of the book "The Chair Is Not Me" and the accompanying art show which springs from is a collection of poems, written by, “JJ,” James Janis, in partnership with Flutter Productions, to inspire people to think about, learn from, and connect to [...]
WHAT: Color Around the Pond by Kimble Bromley EXHIBIT DATES: 09.16.22 – 01.20.23 ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Friday, January 20th, 2023 | 5-7pm WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce Color around the Pond, an exhibition of oil paintings by Minnesotan artist Kimble [...]
Author Talks at the Matthews returns this fall with a new lineup of local writers ready to dive into their stories, their methods, and their inspirations. Join us in the fireplace room every Tuesday at 12:30 for an hour with some of the best authors in the Black Hills area! Are you interested in presenting [...]