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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 |2018-12-10T11:41:17-05:00December 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|

Registration open for 19th annual Arts Education Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shari Kosel Arts South Dakota Program & Communications Director 605-252-5979 ext. 1 Shari@ArtsSouthDakota.org www.ArtsSouthDakota.org Registration open for 19th annual Arts Education Institute The annual Arts Education Institute (AEI) offers professional development in arts and learning for all South Dakota teachers and administrators Pre-K through 12th grade. AEI offers an educational and fun-filled [...]

By |2018-06-12T11:54:52-05:00May 23rd, 2018|

You’re invited to the State Arts Conference

By Jim Speirs, Executive Director, Arts South Dakota South Dakotans from every corner of the state are invited to be part of the State Arts Conference in Sioux Falls May 4-5. The conference will be a celebration of our state’s unique cultural heritage and vibrant arts network—and you can join in the excitement! The South [...]

By |2018-03-18T13:43:32-05:00March 8th, 2018|

Arts Advocacy Day at the Legislature February 8, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2018 Jim Speirs, Executive Director 605-252-5979 ext. 0 jim@artssouthdakota.org Each year artists, arts administrators and citizens who understand the importance of South Dakota’s creative culture gather in Pierre during the legislative session for Arts Advocacy Day. This year the event falls on Thursday, February 8—and you are invited to join [...]

By |2018-01-13T10:33:37-05:00January 12th, 2018|