Join us to celebrate the opening of Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe at the South Dakota Art Museum as well as Continuum: Honoring Oscar Howe's Legacy with FREE events and activities throughout the day, including:
- 9 am | Coffee with the Curators Kathleen Ash-Milby and Christina Burke (South Dakota Art Museum lower level)
- 10 am * | Dakota Modern: A Conversation with the Curators Kathleen Ash-Milby and Christina Burke (South Dakota Art Museum lower level) | Reserve your spot here (free)
Native American Performances and Activities (on Anderson Plaza and the Campus Green behind the Museum, inside in the case of inclement weather):
- 12 pm | Flute performance by Bryan Akipa, Dakota flute maker and player, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellow
- 1 pm | Hoop dance performance by Jackie Bird
- 2:30 pm | WAKPA IPAKSAN Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Youth Drum Group and Dancers
- 3:30 pm | Storytelling with Jerry Fogg
Also from 11 am - 4 pm on Anderson Plaza, enjoy food trucks, games and hands-on art activities hosted by the American Indian Student Center, Brookings Arts Council, Brookings Public Library, Children's Museum of South Dakota, and McCrory Gardens.
- 6:30 pm - 8 pm * | Oscar Howe Legacy Talk with Donald Montileaux, Colleen Cutschall, Bryan Akipa, and Keith BraveHeart (South Dakota Art Museum lower level) | Reserve your spot here (free)
Throughout the day (9 am - 8 pm) you’ll be able to explore Dakota Modern and the South Dakota Art Museum companion exhibit, Continuum: Honoring Oscar Howe's Legacy.
*Asterisk indicates a free, TICKETED event. Reserve your spot here (free)
Everyone is welcome!
Learn more about Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe (click here).