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CALL TO ARTISTS: ART FOR STATE BUILDINGS

PIERRE – South Dakota artists have until March 20, 2023, to submit purchase proposals for the Art for State Buildings Program.

View the full press release online at https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=31809

GOVERNOR NOEM OPENS CALL TO STUDENT ARTISTS

PIERRE – In celebration of National Arts in Education Week, Sept. 11-17, 2022, Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Arts Council announce the opening of the Governor’s Student Art Competition.

View the full press release online at https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=30641

For more information, including instructions for submitting work, visit https://artscouncil.sd.gov/events/student_art_Main.aspx

13 ARTWORKS PURCHASED FOR STATE COLLECTION

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC) announces the purchase of 13 new pieces for the state’s public art collection through the Art for State Buildings program.

The recent purchases were selected by a five-member advisory committee to the SDAC, which reviewed 62 proposals, and based its decisions on quality of the work; the artwork’s relevance to South Dakota environment, history, heritage, or culture; professional experience of the artist; permanence and safety, as required for public artworks.

View the announcement online at https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=30312.

GOVERNOR NOEM ANNOUNCES 2022 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

Governor Kristi Noem announced 12 students who are being recognized for their artistic talents through the Governor’s Student Art Competition. An exhibition of the artwork is now open to the public in the South Dakota Capitol building. A brochure of winners is available online at https://artscouncil.sd.gov/events/2022_brochure.pdf.

View the announcement online at https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=28860.

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ARTS COUNCIL'S STRATEGIC PLANNING

Every three to five years the South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC) takes time to cast a new vision and establish new goals for the development of a comprehensive state arts plan. In 2016 and 2017 SDAC, in conjunction with statewide nonprofit arts service and advocacy organization Arts South Dakota, conducted strategic planning activities, all of which are detailed below. SDAC is pleased to share its latest strategic plan, guiding its operations to serve the statewide arts community through 2021:

Click here for the complete Strategic Plan

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