Home/Press Releases

Registration is open for the virtual South Dakota Arts Conference 

South Dakota artists, arts advocates, arts organization members, art lovers and community leaders will gather online for the 2020 State Arts Conference October 29-31. The conference, sponsored by the South Dakota Arts Council and Arts South Dakota, features presentations from Mary Anne Carter, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts; Torrie Allen, President and [...]

By |2020-10-02T09:24:04-05:00October 2nd, 2020|

Nominations open for 25th biennial Governor’s Awards in the Arts 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2020 For more information, contact:  Shari Kosel, Program & Communications Director  shari@ArtsSouthDakota.org  Nominations open for 25th biennial Governor's Awards in the Arts  Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council co-sponsor the biennial Governor's Awards in the Arts to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a statewide impact [...]

By |2020-09-01T09:38:31-05:00August 31st, 2020|

Artist Emergency Relief Fund created by Arts South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Shari Kosel, Program & Communications Director shari@artssouthdakota.org 605-252-5979 ext. 1 June 10, 2020 Artist Emergency Relief Fund created by Arts South Dakota Short-term, immediate financial support for individual artists, culture bearers and creative workers within South Dakota who have been impacted by the Coronavirus-COVID-19 health crisis is now available through the [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:19:03-05:00June 10th, 2020|

Registration is now open for the 21st annual Arts Education Institute and 2nd annual Band Director Institute

Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council, and Northern State University are taking the 21st annual Arts Education Institute (AEI) & 2nd annual Band Director Institute (BDI) ONLINE! Per the Board of Regents requirement that summer instruction remain online, we want to ensure the health and safety of all attending these institutes. The Arts Education Institute (AEI) [...]

By |2020-06-05T11:29:15-05:00June 5th, 2020|

Rapid City will host 2020 State Arts Conference 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Shari Kosel, Program & Communications Director shari@artssouthdakota.org 605-252-5979 ext. 1 March 3, 2020 Rapid City will host 2020 State Arts Conference  South Dakota artists, arts advocates, arts organization members, art lovers and community leaders will gather in downtown Rapid City for the 2020 State Arts Conference May 14-16. The conference, sponsored by [...]

By |2020-03-03T12:42:41-06:00March 3rd, 2020|

Creative leaders join Arts South Dakota board 

Three South Dakotans have joined the board of directors of Arts South Dakota. With expertise in the performing arts, Native American advocacy and STEM education, the new board members bring a wealth of talent and experience to Arts South Dakota and its statewide mission.  Black Hills native Kenny Putnam’s combined careers in musical performance [...]

By |2019-08-08T16:44:13-05:00August 6th, 2019|

En Route; Lakota Lands & Indian Arts Traveling Workshop June 24-26

From Andrew Reinartz Community Development DirectorArts South Dakotaandrew@artssouthdakota.org605.252.5979 ext. 2FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2019En Route; Lakota Lands & Indian Arts Traveling Workshop June 24-26Arts South Dakota is excited to partner with CAIRNS (Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies) to offer discounted rates on a 3-day traveling workshop led by CAIRNS educators on Native [...]

By |2019-04-25T12:03:02-05:00April 25th, 2019|

Arts Education Institute adds Band Director Institute July 15-18 at NSU

From Shari Kosel  Program & Communications Director Arts South Dakota shari@artssouthdakota.org 605.252.5979 ext. 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arts Education Institute adds Band Director Institute July 15-18 at NSU Registration is now open for the 20th annual Arts Education Institute and 1st annual Band Director Institute. The Arts Education Institute will be held July 15-18 and the [...]

By |2019-04-25T09:08:49-05:00April 25th, 2019|

We are pleased to announce the South Dakota Governor’s Awards in the Arts Recipients

December 5, 2019 - Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council will celebrate the 24th biennial Governor's Awards in the Arts on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Pierre. We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year's awards: Dwayne "Chuck" Wilcox, Rapid City, for Distinction in [...]

By |2018-12-10T11:41:17-06:00December 6th, 2018|

Nominations open for 24th biennial Governor’s Awards in the Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 6, 2018  For more information, contact:  Shari Kosel, Program & Communications Director  shari@ArtsSouthDakota.org  Nominations open for 24th biennial Governor's Awards in the Arts  Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council co-sponsor the biennial Governor's Awards in the Arts to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a statewide [...]

By |2018-09-06T12:10:16-05:00September 6th, 2018|