Community Arts News

Local Arts Effort Leads to Statewide Recognition of Area Architect

Sioux Falls, SD – January 13, 2017 – Thanks to a local effort, Sioux Falls architect Ward Whitwam is the recipient of one of the most revered arts awards in South Dakota. On Feb. 15, in Pierre, SD, Whitwam will be given the 2017 Governor’s Award for Distinction in Creative Achievement. The effort to nominate […]

Kara Dirkson named Executive Director

Sioux Falls, S.D. — We’re excited to announce Kara Dirkson will be our new Executive Director effective January 2, 2017. She currently serves as the Director of the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls. “We’re so pleased that Kara is bringing her experience in the arts community […]

Non-Profit Emerges for South Dakota Writers

Sioux Falls, S.D. — A new non-profit has emerged to provide support for writers in South Dakota. South Dakota Writes, founded this year in April, aims to help new and veteran writers connect throughout the state. Jason Kurtz, the organization’s founder, took some time to chat with us about the organization. “I noticed that there was […]