The Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center brings exhibitions of leading regional, national and international artists to its seven 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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Provenance: Art Stories

July 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 in the Permanent Collection Gallery

Jul. 8 - Jan. 7

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Perspective: Engaging through Art

July 15 – Jan 21 in the Egger Gallery

Jul. 15 - Feb. 11

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On Monotony: Meditations in Video Art

July 29, 2017 – January 7, 2018 in the Corner Gallery

Jul. 29 - Jan. 7

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South Dakota Governor’s 7th Biennial Art Exhibition

September 30, 2017 – January 15, 2018 in the Everist Gallery

Sep. 30 - Jan. 14

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Heidi Draley McFall | Drawn to the Darkroom

October 21, 2017 - January 28, 2018 Jerstad Gallery

Oct. 21 - Jan. 28

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Connie Herring | The Tiramisu Diaries

December 2, 2017 – March 18, 2018 in the Shultz Gallery

Dec. 2 - Mar. 18

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Donald Montileaux | Transition of Lifestyles: Drawings from Hides to Ledger Paper

December 9, 2017 – March 25, 2018 in the Contemporary Gallery

Dec. 9 - Mar. 25

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Visual Arts Center Stroller Tour

FREE with paid admission to the Visual Arts Center. Open to parents and caregivers with babies 0-18 months.

Jan. 13
10:45 AM

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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.

Displays rotating exhibitions of artwork from the VAC's Permanent Collection.

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

FREE Admission Dates & Times

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Tuesdays
5 - 8 p.m. on Free First Fridays

Washington Pavilion Members always get in free, as well as youth ages 3-17 and those with student IDs or military IDs.