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.

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, 2019 - November 2, 2020 in the Egger Gallery

Feb 16 - Nov 2

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"Re-presenting" Native Americans in South Dakota

August 17 - November 30, 2020 | Young Artists Gallery

Aug 17 - Nov 30

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Zach Gabbard | A Sure Sign (Business as Usual)

September 25, 2020 - January 15, 2021 in the Jerstad Gallery

Sep 25 - Jan 15

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Hired Hands Halloween Homage (works inspired by Tim Burton creations)

October 5 - November 23, 2020 in the Entrance Gallery

Oct 7 - Nov 23

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Stephen Clausen | Woodwerks (an exhibit of sculptural furniture)

October 2, 2020 - January 8, 2021 in the Shultz Gallery

Oct 7 - Jan 8

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Ceca Cooper, Nick Poppens & Joe Schaeffer | Isolation

October 15, 2020 - February 26, 2021 in the Contemporary Gallery

Oct 15 - Feb 26

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Anna Reich | There May Be More Beautiful Times

October 16, 2020 - February 19, 2021 in the Bates Trimble Gallery

Oct 16 - Feb 19

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Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation | Agents of Change

October 16, 2020 - March 5, 2021 in the Everist Gallery

Oct 16 - Mar 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 South Dakota-based artists and South Dakota-inspired art to speak directly to the vitality and vibrancy of our state.

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

Showcasing artwork from young local artists. 

Visual Arts Center Sponsors

Visual Arts Center Sponsors