Community Learning Center

At the Washington Pavilion’s Community Learning Center, you’ll find a broad range of engaging arts and science programs for all ages—both at the Pavilion and outside our four walls. The Community Learning Center creates, implements and supports educational programming to fulfill the mission of the Washington Pavilion.

Classes, Camps & Workshops

Learning is fun for everyone year-round at the Pavilion. Learn more about our program offerings for all ages.

Action Arts and Science Program

The Pavilion’s hidden gem: No-cost art and science experiences for underserved youth at after school programs throughout the Sioux Falls community.

Dakota Academy of Performing Arts

The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) provides outstanding learning, performance and outreach opportunities for young people ages 6-18 to excel in the performing arts.

For Educators

Information for teachers and leaders planning field trips to the Pavilion, seeking special events for their students or Pavilion-On-The-Go outreach opportunities for their classrooms.

Graham Academy Preschool

The Pavilion's in-house preschool program for ages 3-5 focuses on the whole child—social, emotional, academic and creative learning. All of the Pavilion's unique resources are a part of our school day and make the Graham Academy Preschool an ideal place for early learning.

Special Events

From Spooky Science Night and Ag Day to Design Challenge and Sidewalk Arts Festival, we offer opportunities for all to explore and create.

Financial Assistance

Do you need financial assistance for our classes? Download the Open Door Scholarship Application and submit the completed form to the Washington Pavilion.