This exhibition features all seventeen Paul Goble illustrations from The Legend of the White Buffalo Woman—shown together for the first time. Published in 1998, the book relates the traditional narrative of the White Buffalo Woman, who gifted a sacred pipe to the Lakota. Also included in the exhibition are objects from Paul and Janet Goble’s personal collection, including a pipe stem and pipe bowl made by Myron Taylor (Flandreau Santee).
Copies of the book are available for reference in the exhibition gallery and for purchase in the South Dakota Art Museum Store.
The museum is open daily: weekdays 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday noon – 4 pm. Closed April 17-18, May 30 and July 4 (check website for updates). Admission is free.