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 2017-2018 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Friday, November 3-Saturday, March 3, 2018 "Historic Minnesota Wildlife Artist Roger Preuss," a gallery exhibition 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. the first Saturday of the month
Friday-Sunday, February 16-18, 2018 38th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls, SD 5 - 9 p.m on Friday, 10 a.m - 6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sunday
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Boe Forum on Public Affairs TBD TBD
Friday-Saturday, April 20-21, 2018 50th Dakota Conference: "Korea and Vietnam: 25 Years of War in Asia (1950-1975)" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD

 

Past 2017 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Thursday, January 12 Gallery talk for "South Dakota: A Place for Us All  – The Artwork of Eugene Christopherson," featuring a presentation by Stan Christopherson CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 7 p.m.
Monday, February 6-Friday, May 12 "Essential Ground: From Prairies to Hills – The Landscapes of Jan Sohl," a gallery exhibition 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. the first Saturday of the month
Friday-Sunday, February 17-19 37th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls, SD 5 - 9 p.m on Friday, 10 a.m - 6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sunday
Saturday, March 4 Saturdays at CWS: "Traveling Solo: Scandinavia Adventures" with Karen Pratt CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10-11 a.m.
Monday, March 20 Boe Forum on Public Affairs Elmen Center at 2505 S. Grange Ave. 7:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 21-22 49th Annual Dakota Conference: Religion and Spirituality in the Northern Plains – Observing the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, April 27-28 15th Annual Books & More Sale CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave.

Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday, May 1 CWS Afternoons: "Standing Rock: Native Rights and Environmental Stewardship," a presentation by Dr. K.C. Carlson CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 11 Reception for "Essential Ground: From Prairies to Hills – The Landscapes of Jan Sohl," a gallery exhibition CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 5-7 p.m.
Monday, May 22-Friday, October 27 "Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements," 
a gallery exhibition
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. the first Saturday of the month
Wednesday, June 7 Reception for "Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements," a gallery exhibition featuring the work of 22 regional artists CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, July 28-29 Augustana Academy Days Reunion: Come see a special exhibit of Augustana Academy memorabilia at the Center for Western Studies CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, October 13 CWS Afternoons: Augustana University Writer-in-Residence Patrick Hicks talks about Herbert Krause on the occasion of a new edition of "The Thresher" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 4-5 p.m.