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Adoption Celebration

Sioux Falls, S.D. — On November 5, 2016, 250 adoption supporters will gather to enjoy several talented performers in honor of Adoption Awareness month. Performers at the event are adopted such as Chicago opera singer Eric Wassenaar. He will preform 3 numbers, and one with his father. The event is free with support from Loving […]

Harmony SD: Social Transformation through Music

  Sioux Falls, SD — Harmony South Dakota aims to prove that music can provide a powerful opportunity for children and their local communities. Harmony’s mission is “to empower children in challenging social and economic conditions to improve their sense of community and opportunity through music learning and performing.” The history of Harmony emerges from a program […]

Post Pilgrim Gallery’s Jennifer White

Post Pilgrim Gallery’s Jennifer White

Sioux Falls, SD — A new art gallery in Sioux Falls has emerged as a place for contemporary Native American artists to showcase their talents and broaden the scope of the Sioux Falls arts community. Post Pilgrim Gallery, located in the lower level of Last Stop CD Shop on East 10th Street, is operated by Native American […]

Art{FULL} Community Art Event at Touchmark

Art{FULL} Community Art Event at Touchmark

Sioux Falls, SD — This past weekend, Exposure Gallery & Studios teamed up with the residents of Touchmark at All Saints to put on an unforgettable collaborative art exhibit. Exposure Gallery operator Zach DeBoer was asked to do a collaboration after the success of ArtMaze last January. “I was contacted by Touchmark,” said DeBoer. “They wanted […]

Featured Artists Jerry Cook & Kelly Tadlock

Jerry Cook was raised in Worthington, MN and currently resides in Brandon, SD.  His fascination with texture, structure, and light started at an early age.  He blends his city & farm life upbringing with a never ending curiosity and desire to constantly learn and explore. Cook’s pieces are structured around a traditional painting format but […]

2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts Nominations

2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts Nominations

The Sioux Falls Arts Council is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts! Get the details in the form below: 2016 Mayor’s Awards Nomination Form Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts ceremony will be held April 28, 2016. More details to come! Mayor’s Award for the Arts – […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council Announces Search for Permanent Executive Director

Sioux Falls Arts Council Announces Search for Permanent Executive Director

Ann McKay Thompson has been serving as the Sioux Falls Arts Council Transition Executive Director since January 1, 2015.  The SFAC Board of Directors would like to thank Ann for the outstanding job she has done for the organization and the community. Ann has decided to step down as Executive Director, but will help as a […]

Art and Culture Association of Sioux Falls

Art and Culture Association of Sioux Falls

One of the goals of the Sioux Falls Arts Council this year is to create and expand our artists and creative workers database.  We are doing this for several important reasons: The Sioux Falls Arts Council is transforming from a community organization that focuses on events to one that additionally conducts activities that build and […]

South Dakota Hall of Fame 2015

South Dakota Hall of Fame 2015

Congratulations to Ann McKay Thompson, Transition Executive Director for the Sioux Falls Arts Council, for being one of nine South Dakotans to be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame for 2015! Argus Leader story South Dakota Hall of Fame website