The Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center brings exhibitions of leading regional, national and international artists to its eight spacious galleries. Exhibits range from noted South Dakota artists to Andy Warhol and Rodin. The Visual Arts Center, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is dedicated to building, preserving and conserving its collections for both South Dakotans and worldwide audiences. The shows are rotated every few months, and community lectures and artist receptions are held throughout the year.

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Emily's Hope Art Show Reception and Auction

Join us for an opening reception will be held with hors d'oeuvres, music and a live and silent auction. All proceeds will go to benefit Emily's Hope, a non-profit organization focused on education, treatment and saving lives lost to addiction.

Apr. 26
6:00 PM

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Northern Plains Tribal Art: Works from the Collection

February 16 – November 3, 2019 in the Egger Gallery

Feb. 16 - Nov. 3

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Paul Boerboom | Everything I See

June 22 - October 6, 2019 in the Shultz Gallery.

Jun. 22 - Oct. 6

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Dale Lamphere | Arc of Dreams: The Journey

July 27 - December 30, 2019 in the Everist Gallery

Jul. 27 - Dec. 30

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FACE TO FACE: #selfie

August 2 - October 15, 2019 in the Permanent Collection Gallery.

Aug. 2 - Oct. 15

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Jana Anderson | Penumbra

August 3 - December 8, 2019 in the Contemporary Gallery (the space formerly known as the Corner Gallery.)

Aug. 3 - Dec. 8

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The Art of Puppetry

August 23 - November 22, 2019 in the Entrance Gallery. 

Aug. 23 - Nov. 22

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Nate Stromberg | Painting with Paper

August 31, 2019 – January 5, 2020 in the Jerstad Gallery.

Aug. 31 - Jan. 5

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Artwork from notable contemporary artists in a variety of media and styles.

The region's only gallery dedicated to installations, video art and new media.

Shows artwork from artists with direct ties, past or present, to southeastern South Dakota.

Features rotating exhibitions of Northern Plains Tribal Art, drawing inspiration from the VAC's Permanent Collection.

Features all South Dakota artists to speak directly to the vitality and vibrancy that is South Dakota.

The VAC's largest gallery; showcases large-scale artwork and feature exhibitions.