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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 [...]

Free

Going Metro

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

June 4 - October 31, 2021 Visual Arts Center | Jerstad Gallery Going Metro is an exhibition born from a multi layered collaborative effort between artists, researchers, city officials and transit users and workers. The goal of the project is to facilitate a program series cultivating creative conversations about transportation as the City of Sioux Falls [...]

New clothing exhibit at Cultural Heritage Center

Cultural Heritage Center 900 Governors Drive, Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. — The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will host its next new exhibit beginning Saturday, June 12. “South Dakota’s Wardrobe: Selected Items from the Collection” will run for approximately nine months featuring some items never before seen on display. Items ranging from work clothes [...]

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

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 [...]

Free

Visceral | RaVae Luckhart exhibition Dahl Arts Center Media Advisory

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

WHAT: Visceral, an exhibition of paintings by RaVae Luckhart EXHIBIT DATES: 09.03.21 – 11.27.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, September 3rd | 5-7pm WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition of the [...]

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery A Quiet Voice Heard: Retrospective of Kent Kapplinger (’77)

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery 2001 S Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Homecoming Eide/Dalrymple Exhibition featuring alumnus Kent Kapplinger (77'). Homecoming Gallery reception, Thursday, October 7, 7-9 p.m.; artist talk at 7:30 p.m. The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery is located at 30th Street and South Grange Avenue in the Center for Visual Arts. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Closed [...]

Free

New Exhibit – Bug Squad

Washington Pavilion 301 S. Main Ave, Sioux Falls

Bug Squad, a hands-on exhibit exploring the unique abilities of bugs, is coming to the Kirby Science Discovery Center! The touring exhibit features talking animatronic members of the Bug Squad – bold characters with their own superhero storyline that describes their super abilities and unique traits. The exhibit is a full sensory experience while providing [...]

Secret Door

Ipso Gallery at Fresh Produce 400 n main ave suite 100, Sioux Falls

Secret Door Traverse the world beyond this realm. There is something innately curious and otherworldly about John Peters' creations. He builds worlds that explore nature, architecture, and mythology—inviting a closer look while taking in all aspects of his craftsmanship and storytelling. Step into the portal this Mystic October at Ipso Gallery. Opening Reception Friday, October [...]

Out of the Shadows

Mundt Library 820 N Washington, Madison

We are pleased to announce that, in collaboration with the Dakota State University - Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, we were able to bring this traveling exhibit from the Stonewall National Museum and Archives to DSU for LGBTQ+ History Month! You can view the exhibit in the first-floor gallery space at the Karl Mundt [...]

Floating Worlds | Amy Fill

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

Floating Worlds An Ethereal Landscape of Weightless Trees Artwork by Amy Fill October 1, 2021 - March 20, 2022 Visual Arts Center | Everist Gallery Trees are forever tied to the ground, with roots digging deep into the earth while branches stretch and reach for the sky. In Floating Worlds, Amy Fill takes what nature has [...]

Paranormal Investigations of the Adams House

Historic Adams House 22 Van Buren St, Deadwood

October 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23: Join Deadwood History and Black Hills Paranormal Investigations (BHPI) for an exclusive ninety-minute paranormal investigation of one of Deadwood’s most haunted sites.  Learn the history behind the darker stories associated with the historic home and search for paranormal activity using digital audio recorders, periscopes, laser grids, Ovilus, and EMF meters. Investigations are offered [...]

Breaking Boundaries: Recent Works by Patti Roberts-Pizzuto

university art galleries, Warren M. 414.E Clark St, vermillion

Patti Roberts-Pizzuto's mixed media drawing process is an intuitive one, a quiet call and response conversation playing itself out on the page. The pieces reflect her interest in time, the accumulation of history, and traces of memory. Our collective humanity is an ongoing story and we each leave the marks that chart our paths through [...]

free an open to public

Dwayne Wilcox Exhibition & Reception

Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery 1200 S. Jay St., Aberdeen

From October 14 to November 30, 2021, the work of artist Dwayne Wilcox will be on display in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Wilcox currently resides in Rapid City, South Dakota, and is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He is best known and celebrated for his Ledger Art, a term for predominately [...]

Free

Rodney Bode Exhibit

Gallery Six 13 613 Main Street, Rapid City

Rod Bode American Outsider Artist OCT 15 - NOV 20, 2021 Solo Exhibit Collection of Original Artworks (1970-2020) www.rodneybode.com Public Reception Oct. 22, 2021 6pm. Bode’s original paintings, sculptures, drawings and poetry will be featured in an upcoming exhibition of his work October 15 - November 20, 2021 at Gallery Six13 in Rapid City, SD. [...]

“Working Through It” BFA Thesis Exhibit

The Ritz Gallery 1396 Student Union Ln, Brookings

Rachael Selberg of Sioux Falls will exhibit her BFA Thesis Exhibition in Art Education at South Dakota State University from October 18 to October 29. Rachael’s exhibition, entitled “Working Through It” will include Ceramic jars and lids. “I enjoy working in ceramics because clay has limitations that guide the designs of my sculptures. There is [...]

Free
Ongoing

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 [...]

Artists of the Plains: 40th Anniversary Gallery Exhibition

Center for Western Studies 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls

Over the past four decades, many things about the Artists of the Plains Art Show and Sale have changed—the timing, the venue—but the one thing that has stayed the same is the passion our artist family shows in providing the community with excellence in fine arts! In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the show [...]

Chautauqua

Chautauqua Artisans Market 629 N. River Street, Hot Springs

After School Maker Studio

This space, designed by children for children, will inspire all makers. Daily experiences foster creativity, curiosity, and self-expression through a variety of activities and materials including robotics, circuitry, pottery, sculpture, and paint to name a few.

$5.50

South Dakota Governor’s 9th Biennial Art Exhibition Reception

John A. Day Gallery 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion

The mission of the South Dakota Governor’s Biennial Art Exhibition is to recognize and encourage South Dakota artists, to promote the artistic identity of South Dakota, to celebrate the cultural and artistic heritage and future of South Dakota, and to encourage a larger sense of community and connection across separate artistic communities within the state. [...]

free and open to public

Rodney Bode Exhibit

Gallery Six 13 613 Main Street, Rapid City

Rod Bode American Outsider Artist OCT 15 - NOV 20, 2021 Solo Exhibit Collection of Original Artworks (1970-2020) www.rodneybode.com Public Reception Oct. 22, 2021 6pm. Bode’s original paintings, sculptures, drawings and poetry will be featured in an upcoming exhibition of his work October 15 - November 20, 2021 at Gallery Six13 in Rapid City, SD. [...]

Broadly Speaking… and other B.S.

Vintage Events 5300 N. Ditch Road, Sioux Falls

Join Broad Cast Theatre at Vintage Events in Sioux Falls October 22nd & 23rd and October 29th & 30th. Truth is stranger than fiction in this laughter packed show about online dating, kickball, automatic toilets, salad, chocolate, round-a-bouts, plastic surgery, life hacks, mortifying mothers and MORE! Stories to make you laugh, cry and wonder - [...]

$20.00

Supaman

Historic Homestake Opera House 313 W Main St, Lead

Supaman’s one of a kind presentation combines Native culture, comedy and urban hip hop culture which dazzles audiences and captivates listeners. For this he has gained the respect of his community and generation. The communicative talent along with the compassion that exudes from his music allows him to connect with people from all walks of life. [...]

$10

Capitol Cinema Presents: CRY MACHO

Capitol Cinema 415 S. Main St, Aberdeen

Cry Macho is a 2021 American neo-Western drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. Adapted by Nick Schenk, it is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by N. Richard Nash. The plot follows a former rodeo star who is hired to reunite a young man in Mexico with his father in [...]

$9

A Little Piece of Heaven

Grand Opera House 109 S Pierre St, Pierre

A Little Piece of Heaven  Oct. 22-24*, 2021 (Fri, Sat, Sun*) Oct. 28-30, 2021 (Thu, Fri, Sat) Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD Doors Open at 7 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m. *Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2 p.m. Tickets On Sale: Oct. 11, 2021 Learn more about season memberships or individual ticket prices Preview Performance: Oct. [...]

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Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts Vermillion

What happens when two guys set out to write a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical? You get one of the wittiest musicals of the 21st century, with a title that’s either the best or worst of all time! Hunter and Jeff develop their musical before our eyes, [...]

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Regional Premier!

Seraphim Theatrical Entertainment 1124 Kansas City St, Rapid City

We're proud to announce the regional premier of this award winning, London/Broadway show! This is the first time ever that this show has been produced anywhere in the Midwest. It is also the only time you can see it without going to New York as it is being remounted on Broadway. The Play That Goes [...]

Fantasy and Fright- Concert

South Dakota Mines 501 E St. Joseph St., Rapid City

Annual SD Mines Fantasy and Fright concert featuring Jazz Ensemble, Master Chorale, and Wind Ensemble. Join us in person by reserving tickets on EventBrite https://fantasy-and-fright.eventbrite.com or tune in back here on Facebook, to watch it live

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