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The Art of the Story | Adventure Stories Illustrated by Harvey Dunn

Harvey Dunn, The Hidden is Found, 1927
Harvey Dunn, The Hidden is Found, 1927. Story illustration for "The Night Charity" by Rafael Sabatini in The Elks Magazine, February 1935.

Event Details

Third in The Art of the Story series, our new storytelling event for kids: Adventure Stories Illustrated by Harvey Dunn.

During this 1-hour session, kids of all ages will explore stories told through Harvey Dunn paintings featured in our newest permanent collection exhibition: Harvey Dunn: Illustrations.  We'll guide participants through a process of discovery using Visual Thinking Strategies, showing kids they can uncover fascinating stories and details in Harvey Dunn's adventure filled illustrations. Kids can tell us the stories they imagine these paintings depict and then we'll read excerpts from the actual stories in popular early 20th century magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post. Copies of the stories that these illustrations were created to accompany will be available in the exhibition space for eager readers of all ages to explore.

This is a free event and as always, admission to the museum is free.

Ideal for ages 4 - 12 (but adults and kids of all ages are welcome)

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 10:30 am – 11:30 am South Dakota Art Museum

Parking Information

Free museum parking is available immediately west of the museum on Harvey Dunn Street (GPS address: 926 Harvey Dunn Street). This parking is in front of Scobey Hall and is marked Museum Parking. No need to go back to your car with a parking pass when you check in at the front desk.

Free on-street parking is also available on the streets west of the museum.

Get the full list of "The Art of the Story" events!