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SFAC Office Closed for the Holidays

SFAC Office Closed for the Holidays

The Sioux Falls Arts Council office will be closed from Monday, December 15, 2014 – Monday, January 5, 2015.  During this time, we are still available via email info@artssiouxfalls.org.  Happy Holidays!

International Songwriting Competition 2014

International Songwriting Competition 2014

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is now in its extended deadline period, and the deadline for entering songs is November 4, 2014. ISC is open to amateur and professional songwriters, and entries are accepted online through the ISC platform and Sonicbids or through the mail. In addition, ISC will be offering some special promotions and […]

2015 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

2015 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

The Governor’s Awards in the Arts will be presented at the Best Western Ramkota in Pierre on February 10, 2015. Recipients must be present to accept the award. Nominations may be made by an organization, institution or individual and must be postmarked no later than November 10, 2014. Click here for more information and nomination […]

Free Business Training to be Offered to Native Artists in Eastern South Dakota

Free Business Training to be Offered to Native Artists in Eastern South Dakota

Sisseton-area groups band together to host workshop led by national non-profit organization. Native artists in Eastern South Dakota will have the opportunity to learn how to expand their arts business during a free professional development training in September. In partnership with the First Peoples Fund, a national Native organization based in South Dakota committed to […]

Artists in Healthcare Workshop

Artists in Healthcare Workshop

Artists in Healthcare Workshop: Projects, Programs and Protocol October 24 & 25, 2014 Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, South Dakota 1.5 day workshop designed for artists, students, art educators, healthcare staff   Develop and facilitate meaningful art projects through hands-on training Learn healthcare protocol for successful arts programming Experience numerous participation strategies for range of populations […]

Chamber Music America Award and Grant Opportunity

Chamber Music America Award and Grant Opportunity

Chamber Music America Award Opportunity: CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming Presented annually by Chamber Music America and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming honor U.S.-based professional ensembles and presenters for outstanding and innovative approaches to the programming of contemporary classical, jazz, and world chamber music. Applicants are […]

South Dakota Arts Council Artist Application

South Dakota Arts Council Artist Application

ARTIST APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 1 PIERRE, S.D.–The Oct. 1 deadline for artists to apply to the South Dakota Arts Council’s Artists in Schools and Communities (AISC) roster is approaching quickly. The Artists in Schools and Communities program provides intensive, hands-on training in all arts disciplines to studentsof all ages across the state by […]

27th Annual Northern Plains Indian Art Market

27th Annual Northern Plains Indian Art Market

  Sinte Gleska University Presents the 27th Annual Northern Plains Indian Art Market September 18, 19, 20, & 21, 2014 Sioux Falls, South Dakota Join us for our 27th year celebrating contemporary and traditional art created by the Indigenous People of the Northern Plains. Oscar Howe Memorial Lecture Farber Hall on the USD campus, Vermillion, […]

Washington Pavilion Announces New Visual Arts Center Director

Washington Pavilion Announces New Visual Arts Center Director

Sioux Falls, SD (August 28, 2014) – The Washington Pavilion is pleased to announce that Kara Dirkson, a professional and experienced ambassador for the arts, will become the new Director of the Visual Arts Center (VAC) at the Washington Pavilion beginning September 29. Dirkson brings many years of wide-ranging art related experience to her new role […]

Sidewalk Arts Festival – Celebrating 51 Years and Still Going Strong!

Sidewalk Arts Festival – Celebrating 51 Years and Still Going Strong!

Summer is drawing to a close and that means it’s time, once again, for one of the area’s longest running festivals. The 51st Annual Sidewalk Arts Festival is Saturday, September 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to this fun-filled day is FREE. This year marks the 9th year the festival takes place on […]