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ARTS SOUTH DAKOTA UPCOMING EVENTS

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Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts

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

Featuring over 70 original works by 50 of the country’s most celebrated artists, Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts is a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit. It includes artwork by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Chuck Close, Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Thomas Moran and more. The exhibit showcases paintings, watercolor, sculpture, sketches, drawings, photography and much more [...]

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Oglala Lakota College Art Show

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City

Oglala Lakota College Art Show Various Artists 11.11.22 - 02.25.23 Ruth Brennan GalleryCelebrating and reflecting on the culture, traditions, and circumstance of the Lakota people, these pieces will make you think deeply on the collective experience of the indigenous artists in the Black Hills. Please join us at the reception to experience the full impact of these artworks.Reception 01.27.28 | 2 - [...]

Beehives & Smokey Eyes

Old Courthouse Museum, Sioux Falls, SD 200 W 6th St, Sioux Falls

It’s a tale as old as time — the never-ending pursuit of beauty. We often rely on cosmetics and fashionable hairdos, but what are the origins of these? Did they always serve the same purpose, or did they change over time? And where did one go to achieve these looks? In Sioux Falls, many of [...]

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Brenda Gamache

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City

Emerging Artist Brenda Gamache Exhibit 01.19.23 - 02.24.23 Reception: 01.26.23  5-8pm Bruce H. Lien Gallery & Cultural Cafe Please welcome our newest Emerging Artist, Brenda Gamache!  With ink and watercolor, Brenda creates fanciful interpretations of nature and humanity.

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Duck, One Line at a Time: The Art of Don Johnson

Rapid City Arts Council at The Dahl 713 7TH STREET, Rapid City

Duck, One Line at a Time: The Art of Don Johnson Opening Reception & Demonstration: 1.27.23 5-7pm Adelstein Gallery 01.27 – 04.22.2023 Montana artist Don Johnson took up the art of pinstriping only to paint his friends’ motorcycles but went on to paint on metal panels, pushing the craft to into a whole new creative [...]

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Black Hills Stock Show® Western Art Show

Alpine/Ponderosa Room The Monument 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd,, Rapid City, SD

The Western Art Show showcases the talents and skills of regional western arts. The art show is unique as throughout the week you will have the opportunity to shop for western art and meet the artists. You can find all your favorite artists in the Alpine/Ponderosa Room, upstairs at The Monument. In addition, make plans [...]

Free
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“Inner Minds/Outer Limits” by Len Davis

Johnson Fine Arts Center 1200 S Jat Street, Aberdeen

"Inner Minds/Outer Limits" by Len Davis is on display January 19-March 15, 2023 in the Johnson Fine Arts Gallery at Northern State University. Davis is known for his mixed media, collage, and assemblage works. The opening reception is Thursday, January 19 from 6:30-8:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. Davis will be [...]

Free

Brenda Gamache Emerging Visual Artist

Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St, Rapid City, SD 57701, USA

Brenda Gamache is the newest Emerging Artist at the Dahl Arts Center. Her art is primarily watercolor and ink. Her work is on exhibit in the Bruce H Lien Cultural Cafe. This exhibit, and all others at the Dahl Arts Center are open to the public. Cost is donation only.

Free

Chair-ity Benefit Auction

Alpine/Ponderosa Room The Monument 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd,, Rapid City, SD

Black Hills Stock Show Western Art Show Chair-ity Benefit Auction will take place in the Art Show during the Black Hills Stock Show. The Show can be found in the upstairs Alpine/Ponderosa Room of the Monument, Rapid City, SD. 11 artists in the show have ‘up cycled’ a chair of their choosing and created a [...]

Free
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Capitol Cinema Presents: A MAN CALLED OTTO

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen

Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young [...]

$9.00
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“Self Expression” The Woodwork of Duane Kjelden

The Center for Western Studies 2121 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls

About the Artist Duane Kjelden grew up in eastern South Dakota. His early years were spent on a farm which led to a love of nature. Later in life, he developed an interest in woodworking. Being self-taught, that interest developed into a more artistic form. His first artistic piece was created in 2012. Since retiring [...]

Free

Mini Makers

In this hands-on class participants will make their own take home play-kit while meeting new friends. This play date inspired class has time to explore different ways your kit can be played with at home.

$6.50

Author Talks at the Matthews

The Matthews Fireplace Room 612 Main Street, Spearfish

Author Talks at the Matthews returns 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 an Author [...]

Paint & Create

Museum of Visual Materials 500 N Main Ave,, Sioux Falls

Join us in our art classroom where we will have open time to paint whatever we want! Or use our art supplies and recyclable materials to create whatever inspires you that day! New to our Craft Area? We have paint, recyclable materials, buttons, paper, markers, wood materials and more! Age: all ages Price: $5 per [...]

After School Maker Studio

Need after-school care? Or perhaps you are looking for a place to spark your child’s imagination? The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children ages 5 and up.

$5.50
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Minimalist Home

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

Minimalist Home Read a book and get great ideas! This class will be reading The Minimalist Home author Joshua Becker. In The Minimalist Home, Becker takes us drawer by drawer, closet by closet, room by room to make space for what we love the most. The class format will be group discussion of what we [...]

$30.00

WHS One Act Play Performance

Washington High School 501 N Sycamore, Sioux Falls

Washington High School drama students perform their one-act plays.

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Advanced Wheel Thrown Pottery

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

Delve deeper into wheel throwing techniques, building onto your skillset to create larger more complex forms and vessels. Ages 18 and up. (Must have prior wheel throwing experience). Activity Number: 111115 Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 17 – Feb. 21 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Jerome Wild Fee: $93.00 plus $30.00 clay fee Register by: January [...]

$30.00 – $93.00
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