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South Dakota Art Museum exhibits encourage empathy

Opening November 1 are two of the seven empathy-building exhibitions in store for South Dakota Art Museum visitors: Amir Fallah: What it Means to be an American and Billie Grace Lynn: White Elephants. These tie to recently opened 1 Roof 2 Airs and Into the Great Unknown: Illustrations by Paul Goble as well as Harvey Dunn: Imagining Others and Afghan War Rugs: the Modern Art of Central Asia. On Dec

SDSU landscape architects use ‘green’ approach to reduce runoff

Four faculty researchers in the School of Design's landscape architecture program are investigating how small rural cities, such as Brookings, can integrate green infrastructure into the existing landscape to reduce stormwater runoff.

SDSU to hold 17th Biennial Madrigal Dinner

The South Dakota State University Choral Program will present its biennial Elizabethan Christmasse Feaste for the first time in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The 2019 schedule is: Dec. 5, 7 p.m.; Dec. 6, 7 p.m.; Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online, the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center box office from 1-5 p.m.

Omer String Quartet to open Brookings Chamber Music Society season

The Omer String Quartet will open the 2019-20 season for the Brookings Chamber Music Society. The society, which started in 1981, has the mission to present the finest in chamber music for the enjoyment of the Brookings community.

SDSU music professor receives Fulbright to teach in Egypt

Associate professor Tammy Evans Yonce has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at the Academy of Arts in Egypt this spring.

Drum Corps International makes lasting impression on SDSU participants

Each summer, students across the country participate in competitive drum and bugle corps, honing their musical abilities and having fun in the process. This year, South Dakota State University had five students involved with Drum Corp International competitions—Matthew Avenson (tuba), Alex Barthel (baritone), Brady DeBelts (percussion), Madelynn Hotchkiss (percussion) and Kaitlin Niles (color gua

Cole Redhorse Jacobson to speak Thursday at South Dakota Art Museum

Cole Redhorse Jacobson will speak Thursday at 7 p.m. at the South Dakota Art Museum. His talk, “Dakota Puckertoes and the Woodland Heritage,” is the 2019 Northern Plains Tribal Arts Show Jurors Forum Lecture. Light refreshments will be served.

Ragsdale, Yonce record new music in The Tank

Associate music professors Aaron Ragsdale and Tammy Evans Yonce recorded three new pieces at The Tank Center for Sonic Arts through a grant from New Music USA.

S.D. Nelson and Gregory Bryan to speak at South Dakota Art Museum

S.D. Nelson and Gregory Bryan, the men behind two South Dakota Art Museum exhibits of American Indian story illustrations, will speak on Sept. 12 at 5:45 p.m. during the 5-7 p.m. closing reception for S.D. Nelson: Sharing My Vision and A Life’s Work: Paul Goble Illustrations of American Indian Stories. The public is invited to a book signing from 4-5 p.m.

Campbell named Stuart Artist-in-Residence

Canadian visual artist and cartoonist Jessica Campbell has been selected as the Stuart Artist-in-Residence for South Dakota State University’s School of Design. She will have a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, at the South Dakota Art Museum’s auditorium. She will be on campus Monday through Oct. 4. There will be an open studio event from 4-6 p.m. Oct.