Ranelle Knight-Lueth, Ph.D. is an expert on the combat art of World War I, having written her dissertation about Harvey Dunn and his fellow American Expeditionary Force (AEF) artists. She will discuss their artwork and the AEF combat art program based on research she conducted at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, the National Archives, and more. (posted as an Art Museum event: https://www.sdstate.edu/events/2019/01/harvey-dunn-and-wwi-american-expeditionary-force-artists-ranelle-knight-lueth-phd ).
Dr. Knight-Lueth first encountered Dunn's war art at the South Dakota Art Museum when she was working for the Admissions Office at South Dakota State University following her SDSU graduation in 1999. She later attended graduate school at the University of Iowa and is now Assistant Professor of Art History and Director of Galleries and Collections at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Parking is available without a pass in the Museum's reserved parking just west of the Museum on Harvey Dunn Street (in front of Scobbey Hall) and in University lots after 4:00 p.m. Parking is also available on the street on Harvey Dunn Street. Handicapped parking is available on the north side of Harvey Dunn St. just west of Medary Ave. and in the Art Museum parking lot.