SOUTH DAKOTA ARTS COUNCIL TO MEET MAY 7

PIERRE, S.D. – Members of the South Dakota Arts Council, the advisory board of the State Arts Agency, will meet remotely via online/call-in format May 7 for the Council’s annual spring grants meeting. View the announcement.

GOVERNOR NOEM ANNOUNCES STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

PIERRE – Gov. Kristi Noem announced 12 students who are being recognized for their artistic talents through the new Governor’s Student Art Competition. An exhibition of the artwork will be displayed in the South Dakota Capitol Building beginning Jan 12. View the announcement.

A borchure of winners is available online at https://artscouncil.sd.gov/events/2021_brochure.pdf

ARTS COUNCIL GRANTS $1.26 MILLION

PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Arts Council will provide support for grants and special arts initiatives totaling $1.26 million in fiscal year 2021, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced today. View the announcement. View the city by city listing.

FY21 Grantees please visit https://artscouncil.sd.gov/grants/grants_manage.aspx for support in managing your grant.

RELIEF FUNDING AWARDED ACROSS ARTS FIELD

PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Arts Council has awarded $422,800 in grants supported by the National Endowment for the Arts through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to 60 arts and cultural organzations throughout South Dakota. A complete listing of CARES grant recipients is included in the announcement. View the announcement.

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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