Upcoming Events

Frequent and varied events — such as lectures, art shows and workshops — play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Center for Western Studies.

Upcoming 2022 Events

 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, April 11 - Friday, July 22  "'To Serve God, the Church, and our School': 100 Years of the Augustana Choir," a gallery exhibition celebrating the centennial of the Augustana Choir CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, October 28-30 41st Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Sioux Falls, SD TBD
Thursday-Friday, April 27-28 55th Dakota Conference: The Outlaw Plains CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD

 

 

Past 2021-22 Events

 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, June 7 - Friday, September 3 "Raising Up," a gallery exhibition about farming, ranching and sustainability on the Northern Plains CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, July 16-18 Summer Arts Celebration Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Sioux Falls, SD Friday: 5 – 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.;
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, August 5-6 53rd Dakota Conference: "Farming, Ranching and Sustainability on the Northern Plains" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Monday, September 13 - Sunday, November 7 "Artists of the Plains: 40th Anniversary Gallery Exhibition," featuring works by participants in the Center's signature art show from the past 40 years CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, November 5-7 40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Sioux Falls, SD Friday: 5 – 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.;
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 Reception for Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 15 - Friday, February 11 "Un-Still Life: The Artwork of Jessie Rasche," a gallery exhibition of figure work celebrating our cautious reemergence from the pandemic CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, February 21 - Monday, April 4 "The Center for Western Studies Fine Art Collection," a gallery exhibition featuring recent acquisitions CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 31 Boe Forum on Public Affairs with Michael A. McFaul Elmen Center at 2505 S. Grange Ave. 7:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 22-23 Books & More Sale sponsored by the Augustana Library Associates CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. – Noon
Thursday-Friday, April 28-29 54th Dakota Conference:
Radio Comes to the Northern Plains: From Wireless to Wi-fi (1922-2022)
CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.