Takuwe | Various Artists
02.15.19 - 05.18.19 | Ruth Brennan Gallery
Artists' Reception 03.29.19 | 5-7pm
Takuwe, which translates as "why" from Lakota into English, is the most recent educational exhibit organized by Craig Howe and the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS). The focus of this exhibit is the 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. Takuwe includes text of the historical context leading up to the massacre, along with additional contemporary information related to land issues and opportunities at Wounded Knee today. Forty-six core Lakota artists created poems, songs and visual artworks related to the 1890 massacre that took place in Wounded Knee, South Dakota. This show includes 28 visual artworks, seven songs, and seven poems.
Exhibit generously sponsored by Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies with additional support from South Dakota Arts Council and Rapid City Arts Council. Special thanks to the Rapid City Police Department.
Best of the West | Rapid City Area High School Students
04.26.19 - 05.25.19 | Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery & Lobby Gallery
Best of the West showcases the work of RC High School students and is a tribute to the tremendous talent and dedication of area students and their teachers. Each year the exhibition highlights a multitude of artistic disciplines including painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, collage, printmaking, pastels, drawing, and traditional arts.
South Dakota Governor's 8th Biennial Art Exhibition | Various Artists
05.03.19 - 08.17.19 | Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery
This juried exhibition is the premier showcase for artists currently living and working in South Dakota, celebrating the tremendous quality and their unique diversity of artistic creativity. The travelling biennial exhibition and its catalog serve as historical records, documenting the work of the state’s most important and innovative contemporary artists.
Still photography is permitted for personal, noncommercial use with a hand-held camera/mobile device. Sharing on social media is encouraged! Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed or otherwise commercially exploited. The use of flashes, tripods or video cameras is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the Curator.
Animals are not permitted in the galleries, with the exception of service dogs.