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Aug 28th:

All work must be at the Center no later than 5 PM on Friday, Aug 28th.

Sept 3rd – Sept 25th:

Exhibition dates: Tuesday-Saturday from 12-5 PM

September 3rd:

Opening Reception and Awards are on Thursday, September 3rd, from 4:30 – 6:30 PM for the artists and public.

Sept 25th:

Work must be picked up at the Center by 5 PM (during regular hours of operation)

on or before Sept 25th. The Center will not be responsible for any work beyond this date.


There is a $20.00 per artwork entry fee.

Each participant will be limited to two (2) entries total.

All artists and craftspeople, 18 years or older, residing in the State of South Dakota are eligible to enter.

All work must be original/completed and not previously exhibited at the Center.

All media will be included with the exception of photography (Photography has it’s own January show).

No work is to exceed 50” in any direction, including matting and framing.

Two-dimensional work must be ready to hang BY WIRE no metal clip hangers please.

Three-dimensional work cannot exceed 50 pounds.

Wet works will not be accepted.

Entry forms must be attached to the back of the work on the bottom right corner.

Entrants are responsible for transportation of work to and from the Center. Return shipping must be included, if shipping is required.

Artists are responsible for insuring their own work. Every reasonable precaution will be taken to assure the safety of submitted artwork. However, the BAC will not be responsible for loss or damage to artwork, however caused.

Works will not be accepted after 5 PM on Aug 28th.

Current BAC Board Members and staff are eligible to enter.

The Brookings Arts Council reserves the right to reject any artwork that does not meet professional exhibition standards and the decision of the BAC is final. Rejected entries will be notified after Aug 1st.

Entry in the exhibition signifies agreement with all conditions of the exhibition.


The Brookings Arts Council reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works and to use these photographs for promotional, educational, and/or publicity purposes.


The Center will receive a 25% commission for any work sold. All prices given must include the commission amount.


Decision of the judge or jurors is final.

First place – $200.00, Second place – $100.00, Third place – $75.00, Fourth place – $50.00


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