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9th Biennial Artists Cocktail Hour Chats

9th Biennial Artists Cocktail Hour Chats are hosted by the South Dakota Art Museum each Tuesday, 5:30 Central / 4:30 Mountain from April 13 through June 8. You're invited to listen in on conversations with 3-4 artists from the South Dakota Governor's 9th Biennial Art Exhibition and join in with your own questions - via Zoom. Feel free to enjoy your beverage and appetizers of choice as we get to kn

'[title of show] (clean version)' coming to campus

State University Theatre and Dance continues its spring 2021 season with performances of “[title of show] (clean version)” at 7:30 p.m. April 15-17 and at 2 p.m.

SDSU Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition winners to be announced later this month

The winners of the annual South Dakota State University Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition will be announced at 1:30 p.m. April 28. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, viewers are encouraged to attend via Juried Exhibit Zoom. The exhibit will be open to the public April 29-Aug. 27 in Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery on the SDSU campus. Judging the contest will be Angela Zonunpari and Eli Show.

Forensics holding Pi Kappa Delta event

Eight members of South Dakota State University’s forensics team will be inducted into Pi Kappa Delta this season, joining approximately 400 other Jackrabbits in the national forensics honor society. SDSU joined the organization March 20, 1920, and is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year (due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Open forums set for finalists for South Dakota Art Museum director position

Finalists for the position of director of the South Dakota Art Museum will interview for the position in the next two weeks. The interviews will also include open forums for each individual to engage with key industry, community and university stakeholders. The candidates, in order of interview date, are: Susan Barnett She recently served as curator of the Yellowstone Art Museum and Erie Art

Stemsrud selected to the 2021 ACDA Undergraduate Conducting Masterclass

After attending his last class Feb. 5, South Dakota State University student Shawn Stemsrud checked his phone and saw an email he was expecting.

'God of Carnage' opens State University Theatre and Dance season

South Dakota State University’s State University Theatre and Dance opens its spring 2021 season with “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Oscar Larson Theatre in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.

State University Theatre and Dance announces spring schedule

State University Theatre and Dance will present its spring season in both in-person and livestream formats. “God of Carnage,” a Tony Award winner for best play, opens the season Feb. 25-28. The annual Spring Dance Concert titled “On the Precipice of Change” performs March 19-21 while the musical “[title of show]” closes the season April 15-18.

Simon’s art a testimony to braving the storm

Dr. Lynn Sargeant has been working on updating the art in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences office. Located on her back wall are two new pieces of art, creating an eye-catching backdrop to the many Zoom meetings she holds and an opportunity to highlight the work of students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

SDSU to host the 2021 Class B State One-Act Play Festival

For the first time, South Dakota State University will host the Class B State One-Act Play Festival. The 2021 event will feature 16 high schools at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center Feb. 5-6. The annual event is the state tournament for high school drama competition and is sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association.