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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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“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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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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Create and Connect with ARTiClass!

Virtual event SD

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 [...]

April 23-24 History Conference Registration now available online

Online event SD

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 [...]

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. [...]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit

Sioux Falls Convention Center

Explore the business case for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) programming in your workplace at the DE&I Summit. This free event for executive leader and business owners is offered by the Chamber and Pathways to Inclusive & Equitable Workplaces. This is a hybrid event - so you can choose to attend in person or join [...]

Webinar: Equitable and Culturally Informed Calls For Art – Case Studies and Best Practices

Thursday, April 15th 11am-Noon CT / 10-11am MT WEBINAR LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ypoaq9LqTvOVqQ84jlwCEQ (Registration is required for this session, please register with the link above in advance of the session to secure one of the 100 spots available.) PRESENTERS Dr. Craig Howe - Founder & Director, Center for American Indian Research & Native Studies (CAIRNS) Kellen Boice [...]

Virtual Story Time: Artsy Thursday

Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Week of The Young Child. What would your crayons say if they could talk?

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Art Break – Guided Open Studio

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

Take an Art Break! Come to the ARCC for weekly gatherings dedicated to winding down through art. Bring projects from home to work on in a relaxed, stress free atmosphere. We will be proceeding with meetings while adhering to social distancing. All participants must wear a mask. Ages 18 and up. Dates: Thursdays, January 14 [...]

$5.00

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, [...]

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 [...]

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Outdoor Story Time: Artsy Thursday

Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Week of The Young Child. What would your crayons say if they could talk?

Fantasy Craft Workshop: Magic Wand

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center 612 Main St., Spearfish

Learn how to make your own magic wand! This will be the second of three in-person craft days hosted by our own gallery manager, Heather Evans during our NEA Big Read! Due to COVID-19 restrictions and supplies, there is limited availability. Call 605.642.7973 during gallery hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm) to reserve your [...]

Fantasy Craft Workshop: Magic Wand

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. Learn how to make your own magic wand! This will be the second of three in-person craft days hosted by our own gallery manager, Heather Evans during our [...]

Coteau’s Table To Go!

At Coteau’s Table, explore flavorful food from the Museum’s on-site cafe. This special event features curbside service. Reserve a meal in advance.

Poetry Workshop with Courtney Huse Wika

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/t3C6xS3hWWmknkbk7 Poets are shapeshifters, skillfully manipulating language, image, and sound to render our world anew. One of the poet's most powerful tools is the metaphor: a comparison between two seemingly disparate ideas or objects. When this comparison rings true or precise, it destabilizes the familiar, deepening the reader’s understanding of the human experience. In [...]

Rapid City Limits | “Alex Massa Plays Well With Others”

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

Join us and your fellow jazz cats at the Dahl Arts Center for a night of avant-garde jazz and drinks. Jazz musician Alex Massa featuring Shawn Myers, Georgi Petrov, and Alex Chapman. Alex Massa will be performing two sets at the Dahl Arts Center on April 15th. The first set will be the first live premiere of [...]

The (He)art of the Metaphor with Courtney Huse Wika

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/t3C6xS3hWWmknkbk7 Poets are shapeshifters, skillfully manipulating language, image, and sound to render our world anew. One of the poet's most powerful tools is the metaphor: a comparison between two seemingly disparate ideas or objects. When this comparison rings true or precise, it destabilizes the familiar, deepening the reader’s understanding of the human experience. [...]

South Dakota in Poems: Our State, Our Stories, Our Poets

South Dakota Poet Laureate, Christine Stewart-Nuñez, will discuss her work assembling the South Dakota State Poetry Society's newest anthology, "South Dakota in Poems." Afterward, featured poets will share a selection of their poems and speak about their experiences in the state that we call home. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93920320035?pwd=c1dla0Q4bEp3a0FUSitsOWlvLzJ1QT09 Meeting ID: 939 2032 0035 Passcode: [...]

Live Jazz at R Wine Bar + Kitchen!

R Wine Bar 322 E 8TH ST, Sioux Falls

Join us for our weekly live Jazz event at R Wine Bar + Kitchen! Featuring: Jim Speirs (trumpet) Jeremy Hegg (piano and vocals) Andrew Reinartz (bass) Dan Heier (drums) #rjazzclub #livejazz #everythursday #winefoodandjazz **As a reminder, please check with the venue for COVID-19 Guidelines and Restrictions.