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Women at Work: South Dakota Artists

March 7 – July 23, 2017

Panel Discussion: March 31, 4:30pm

This exhibition continues the theme of “women at work” from previous exhibitions. It features 18 women artists who are currently working and living in South Dakota and was curated through an invitational process: Loy Allen, Diana Behl, Angela Behrends, Jenny Braig, Ceca Cooper, Denise DuBroy, Amy Fill, Jeannie French, Mary Groth, Amber Hansen, Liz Heeren, Connie Herring, Amy Jarding, Erica Merchant, Reina Okawa, Camille Riner, Patti Roberts-Pizzuto, and Anna Youngers. 

Harvey Dunn: War Works from the Permanent Collection

March 31 – August 27, 2017

In honor of the 100 year anniversary of the U.S. entry into WWI on April 6, 2017, this exhibition features Harvey Dunn’s war imagery from the Permanent Collection of SDAM. It includes Attack, Battleground, The Return, Gunfire, Streetfighting, Crossing a Pontoon Bridge, (untitled) Red Cross, (untitled) WWI Soldier, Oliver Staggered Over and Entered Major Worsley's Quarters and the two new acquisitions of a WWI battlefield woodcut and the illustration, Alongside G.I. Joe All the Way.

HORSES: Illustrations by Paul Goble

April 7 – August 27, 2017

This exhibition features illustrations by Paul Goble containing images of horses. Books featured will include Lone Bull’s Horse Raid, The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, The Gift of the Sacred Dog, Death of the Iron Horse, The Great Race, Iktomi and the Buffalo Skull, Love Flute, Remaking the Earth, and Dream Wolf.

The Horse Nation of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ

April 25 – August 20, 2017

This exhibition is organized by The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School (Pine Ridge, SD), in partnership with artist Keith BraveHeart (Oglala Lakota).  Original artworks from people of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) that are related to and inspired by the Šúŋka Wakȟáŋ Oyáte (Horse Nation) were collected through a community informed process, open call and/or invitation.

HORSES: From the Permanent Collection

May 31 – September 24, 2017

This exhibition features artworks from the permanent collection of SDAM that contain horse imagery.  It will provide multi-cultural perspectives, including works by Harvey Dunn, Albin Henning, Charles Hargens, Charles Greener, Oscar Howe, Arthur Amiotte, Robert Penn and Herman Red Elk, amongst others.


Marghab Linens

Marghab linens were made on the Island of Madeira from 1933-1980. With nearly 250 embroidery firms located on the Island, Marghab adhered to the strict guidelines of "Madeira" embroidery. This encompassed the use of 18 basic stitches and one technique. "Madeiran Stitchery" will feature each stitch and technique with examples from the Marghab Collection.


Admission to the museum is free.

Donations are appreciated!


South Dakota Art Museum
Medary Ave. at Harvey Dunn St.
Box 2250, SDSU

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1036 Medary Ave. 
Brookings, SD 57007

​​​​​​​Museum Hours

Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sundays 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Holiday Closings

The Museum is closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and all University holidays.

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