Experience Your Washington Pavilion

We inspire, educate, entertain and enrich the community by making arts and science part of our lives.

Mary W. Sommervold Hall


Experience high-quality live performances in Sioux Falls’ most beautiful venue.

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Visual Arts Center


Explore our eight galleries of local, national and international fine art.

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Spark curiosity and wonder with over 100 hands-on exhibits.

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Camps and Classes


Creative educational opportunities for students of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

The region's home for the arts, entertainment and science offers endless possibilities for fun and learning. Events coming soon are listed below. To view all upcoming events, click "View All Events" below. 

Programs, dates, times and prices are subject to change.

Special Member Movie: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

As a thank-you to our wonderful members, join us for a free showing of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis at our Wells Fargo CineDome. Delicious concessions will be available to purchase. 

Aug 27
4:00 PM

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Theatre Production Boot Camp

Explore the various forms of Theatre Production, including Stage-Management, Lighting, Audio, Properties, Costume & Make-up and Running Crew.

Aug 29 - Sep 1

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Free First Friday - September 2

Join us for Free First Friday to explore our Kirby Science Discovery Center and Visual Arts Center at no cost. Each first Friday of the month, you can experience over 100 amazing exhibits.

Sep 2
5:00 PM

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The Kingston Trio in Concert

The Kingston Trio in Concert! Five #1 albums and fourteen albums in the top 10. This is America's most celebrated folk group.

Sep 8
7:00 PM

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Rodney Carrington: Let Me In!

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer playing sold-out shows around the world as one of the top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the past two decades.

Sep 9
7:00 PM

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