December 20, 2019

Sioux Falls, SD  The Washington Pavilion has an active schedule of events for families to enjoy during holiday break. The Kirby Science Discovery Center (KSDC) and the Visual Arts Center (VAC) offer a variety of activities from movies to science to art.

On the KSDC third floor, the temporary science exhibition, Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body!, fascinates children and adults alike until January 5. In the Everist Gallery of the VAC, see Dale Lamphere’s exhibition, Arc of Dreams: The Journey before it departs on December 30.

Visitors to the museums will also enjoy programs and activities like Avera Stage Science demonstrations, Afternoon Art in the Raven Children’s Studio, workshops in the Jacks Imagination Lab and more.  

On Tuesday, December 31 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., celebrate New Year’s Eve early with Mindful Movements with Sanford Health in the fit Zone fueled by Sanford Health plus a balloon drop, art activities and a Radley Rex Meet and Greet.

Mascot Radley Rex will be making appearances throughout holiday break, and his schedule is available at www.washingtonpavilion.org/radleyrex.

The Wells Fargo CineDome features “Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation” and “Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction” plus the popular holiday movie, “The Polar Express,” will be showing through December 31. Patrons can enjoy a special treat with the movie; cocoa and cookies are available to purchase at the concessions counter.

For more information on times, dates, hours, admission rates and additional activities, please visit www.washingtonpavilion.org.

About Washington Pavilion
The Washington Pavilion is the region’s home for the arts, entertainment and science. Located in a beautifully renovated historic building in downtown Sioux Falls, it is one of only a few facilities in the world to bring together under one roof the performing arts, visual arts and interactive science. The vast array of high quality programming and educational activities available through the Husby Performing Arts Center, Kirby Science Discovery Center, Visual Arts Center and the Community Learning Center ensures that people of all ages and walks of life can rely upon the Washington Pavilion to entertain, inspire, educate and enrich. There is, indeed, something for everyone here. For information about our programs, please call (605) 367-7397 or visit our website at www.washingtonpavilion.org.