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Making Relatives: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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 [...]

Free

Explore: Selections from the South Dakota Art Museum Collections

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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 [...]

Free

Harvey Dunn: Images of Family and Home

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

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 [...]

Free

Stallions and Mares: Legends of the Plains

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

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 [...]

Free
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The Gift

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

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, [...]

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Stallions and Mares: Legends of the Plains

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

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 [...]

Free

Gift Horse

The Journey Museum & Learning Center 222 New York Street, Rapid City

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 [...]

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“The Chair Is Not Me” art display and presentation with “J.J.” James Janis

Waterfront Gallery for the Arts 207 E. Missouri, Pierre

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 [...]

free
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Color Around the Pond by Kimble Bromley

Dahl Arts Center 713 7th Street, Rapid City

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 [...]

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Capitol Cinema Presents: GOD’S COUNTRY

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen

A college professor gets drawn into an escalating battle of wills after she catches two hunters trespassing on her property in the remote mountains of the American West.

$9.00

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 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 [...]

After School Maker Studio

The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children aged 5 and up. The space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers.

$5.50
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Teen Slam Poetry Workshop and Performance

Rapid City Public Library 610 Quincy St, Rapid City

Teens are invited to learn how to write their own poetry while hanging out with friends and enjoying pizza! Work on your poetry for our Teen Slam Poetry Performance on October 18!

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