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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 2013-14 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, January 6-Saturday, April 26 The Art of Cathleen Benberg and Steve Beaubien En Plein Air CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Thursday-Friday, April 10-11 12th Annual Books and More Sale CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. April 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | April 11, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 25-26 46th Dakota Conference: The Great War and the Northern Plains (1914-2014) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave.  
Monday, June 10-Friday, September 27 CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Tuesday, June 10 25th Annual June Event CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD

 

Past 2012-14 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Thursday, Sept. 6 to Friday, Nov. 30 25th Annual Northern Plains Indian Art Market Exhibit,” a collaborative program featuring the art of Northern Plains Indian Art Market artists since 1988. Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Saturday, September 22 Saturdays at CWS: "The Writer Inside You,” was presented by David Allan Evans, South Dakota Poet Laureate and author of "The Bull Rider’s Advice" and "After the Swan Dive." CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 1-2 p.m.
Thursday, November 8 The Boe Forum on Public Affairs with Jared Cohen, former advisor to Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, author, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and director of Google Ideas. The event was free and open to the public. Elmen Center 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 17 Saturdays at CWS: "Gathering Family – A Guide to Genealogical Research,” is presented by Dr. Loren H. Amundson, author of "Norwegians, Swedes and More" (6 vols.) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.
Monday, December 10 - Saturday, February 2 "The Art of Russ Duerksen" features works by wildlife artist and South Dakota native Russ Duerksen. Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
January 7-30 Finding the Great Plains (Interim Course) CWS Room 108 8:15-11:30 a.m. - Monday - Friday
Saturday, February 2 Saturdays at CWS: Kara Dirkson (Building Your Art Collection) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.
Friday-Sunday, February 15-17 33rd Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show and Sale featuring the artwork of local and regional artists with a silent auction. The event is free and open to the public Holiday Inn City Centre 5-9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Wednesday, March 20 Reception for the Jerry Fogg Exhibit Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries 4:30-6:30 p.m. (gallery talk begins at 5:30 p.m.)
Saturday, April 13 Saturdays at CWS: Gene Smith (Digital Photography) Postponed due to weather.  Reschedule date: July 13 CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.
Thursday-Friday, April 18-19 11th annual Books and More Sale CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. April 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | April 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 26-27 45th Dakota Conference: The Spanish Northern Plains CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave.  
Saturday, May 11 Saturdays at CWS: Native Soul: An Insight into the Artwork of Jerry Fogg CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.
Monday, March 4 - Saturday, June 1 "Native Soul: The Artwork of Jerry Fogg" (exhibit held over until June 1st) Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Saturday, June 8 Saturdays at CWS: Create Your Own Corn Jewelry (Canceled) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave 10 a.m.-12 noon
Thursday, June 13 24th Annual June Event: Stepping into History - Sold Out CWS Gallery at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Reception at 6 p.m., with the dinner at 7 p.m., followed by the program.
Saturday, July 13 Saturdays at CWS: Gene Smith (Digital Photography) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave 10-11 a.m.
Saturday, August 17 CWS Barnes and Noble Bookfair Fundraiser Barnes and Noble
3700 W. 41st St.
9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in-store & Saturday through Thursday on-line
Friday, June14 Dakota Territory Plains and Mountains: Images from the Robert Kolbe Collection CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Saturday, September 7

Saturdays at CWS Take Down The Show - Featuring Bob Kolbe

CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave

12 noon to 2 p.m.

Friday, September 13-Saturday, December 7 Why Are We? — Carl Grupp Retrospective in conjunction with the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Sunday, October 6 Artist’s Talk and Reception - Jerry Fogg All Souls UU Church, 2222 South Cliff Avenue 2-4 p.m.
Saturday, October 12 Dallas Chief Eagle will present Healing the Sacred Hoop, a dance-with-drum performance and discussion of the necessity of healing Spirit of Peace UCC Church, 69th Street and Cliff Avenue 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 12 Doctrine of Discovery Symposium featuring, Frank Pommersheim, USD Law Professor, Dallas Chief Eagle, artist and educator, and Charon Asetoyer,  CEO Native American Women’s Health and Education Resource Center Spirit of Peace UCC Church, 69th Street and Cliff Avenue 7-9 p.m.
Postponed Saturdays at CWS - Liz Thrond (Augustana Album Tutorial) CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave 9-10 a.m. (Note the special time)
Sunday, October 27 Author Joseph Marshall III will discuss his book The Lakota Way Kresge Auditorium, Humanities Center, Augustana College 2-4 p.m.
Monday,
November 4
The Boe Forum on Public Affairs with Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah, 2012 presidential candidate, and former U.S. ambassador to China and Singapore Elmen Center 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 9 Saturdays at CWS: Minnesota author Kent Nerburn with his new book, The Girl who Sang to the Buffalo. CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Noon-2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4 Closing Reception for Why Are We? — Carl Grupp Retrospective with Carl Grupp and Darwin Sletten CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 5-7 p.m.
Monday, February 3 OLLI class: Center for Western Studies Tour. Members of OLLI can sign up for this behind the scenes tour of the Center for Western Studies' cultural, artistic, and historical galleries, including an exploration of the archives and research options available. CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 2-4 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, February 14-16 34th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Holiday Inn City Center 5-9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday
Saturday, February 22 Saturdays at CWS: "Scrapbooking from an Archivist's Perspective" with Liz Thrond,  CWS collections assistant and amateur scrapbooker CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.