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.

Free First Friday - October 2

Join us for Free First Fridays, whether you are new to the area, new to the Pavilion or even a regular visitor! 

Oct 2
5:00 PM

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Blissful Bach

Come back to the music with the grounding, timeless sounds of the master of Baroque composition.

Oct 3
7:30 PM

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CANCELLED: Presenting: Our Promise, Our Prayer

CANCELLED. Bring your voice. Be the community. One Voice Community Choir is a choir for anyone who loves to sing - a celebration of faith through music and the arts. 

Oct 4
7:00 PM

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South Dakota Ballet presents En Avant

Come escape to the theater and be blown away by the artistry of our dancers joining us from American Ballet Theater, Miami City Ballet and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet.

Oct 9
7:00 PM

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Ag Day 2020

RESCHEDULED: October 10, 2020. Ag Day gives children and families a wonderful opportunity to learn about agriculture’s significance – in South Dakota and beyond. Our exhibits are exciting, educational hands-on activities – great for the whole family!

Oct 10
10:00 AM

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