Community Arts News

Sioux Falls Arts Council Seeking New Executive Director

Sioux Falls (May 30, 2019) The Sioux Falls Arts Council (SFAC) is seeking a new executive director to serve as a collaborative leader and champion for the arts across the Sioux Empire. This position will be responsible for the implementation of the SFAC strategic vision and overall administration of the organization. The SFAC is seeking a […]

Mayor brings rotating exhibit of local art to Sioux Falls City Hall

Sioux Falls, S.D.- via  Joe Sneve, Sioux Falls Argus Leader Mayor Paul TenHaken wants more Sioux Falls and regional artists highlighted in the city, so this week the first-term mayor and former Dordt College art major announced a new rotating art exhibit at City Hall. During a press conference Friday morning at City Hall, TenHaken, members […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council to Provide Scholarships for Summer Arts Programs

Sioux Falls, SD – (May 22 2018) The Sioux Falls Arts Council is looking to promote accessibility to the arts for all ages.   To that end, we seek to reimburse organizations that provide summer arts programming for children between the ages of 5 and 18 and offer scholarships or tuition fee waivers to children who […]

2018 South Dakota State Arts Conference- Something for Every Art Enthusiast

  Sioux Falls, SD (April 5, 2018) Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council and the Sioux Falls Arts Council are excited to welcome art enthusiasts from every corner of the state to converge at the Downtown Holiday Inn City Centre in Sioux Falls, SD for the 2018 South Dakota State Arts Conference on May […]

The Sioux Falls Arts Council Announces Resignation of Executive Director

SIOUX FALLS, SD (March 9, 2017) Executive Director Kara Dirkson gave notice to the Board of her intent to resign in early February.  Her last day with the organization was Friday, February 23, 2018. “We appreciate Kara’s efforts in 2017 to help us advance the mission of the Arts Council, and we wish her well […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Arts Awards

Sioux Falls, SD (January 17, 2018) Nominations for the Sioux Falls Awards in the Arts are now being accepted by the Sioux Falls Arts Council through February 12, 2018.   Held annually from 1999-2009 and bi-annually since 2012, this arts awards program is in for a few changes in 2018, starting with its name.   […]

GRAMMY-NOMINATED SOUTH DAKOTA CHORUS TO PRESENT CONCERTS

South Dakota’s own GRAMMY-nominated professional chorus returns to the area for concerts featuring music from the rich choral traditions of the Baltic states. Baltic Prayers includes works by Arvo Pärt, Eriks Esenvalds, and Carl Nielsen. From a Requiem setting to commemorate the lives lost in a tragic Estonian shipwreck to a stunning musical setting of […]