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January 17, 2014
Dakota Discovery Museum to host Lewis and Clark re-enactor
Historical re-enactor Darrel Draper will perform as “George Drouillard, Hunter, Interpreter and Indian Sign-Talker for Lewis and Clark,”...
January 17, 2014 - 9:56pm
December 6, 2013
PHOTO: A Victorian Christmas
December 6, 2013 - 7:45am
November 18, 2013
Museum to host show for Mitchell Area Arts Council
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host the third annual Mitchell Area Arts Council Members Show. The exhibit will open Friday and run through...
November 18, 2013 - 6:59pm
November 13, 2013
Museum features art honoring SD’s 125th anniversary
Area artist Bill Wegleitner will speak on the inspiration behind his painting, “South Dakota,” which was created in honor of South Dakota’s...
November 13, 2013 - 6:59am
November 6, 2013
‘Dakota Woman’ headed to Texas
Harvey Dunn painting held by Mitchell museum chosen for ‘Madonnas of the Prairie’ exhibit in Texas.
November 6, 2013 - 8:47pm
October 31, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to host painting demonstrations
Area artist Bill Wegleitner will host painting demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell. Wegleitner is currently showing selected pieces of his work at the museum in the exhibit Back to the Hills....
October 31, 2013 - 5:09pm
September 24, 2013
Director of Rapid City museum quits 3 months in
RAPID CITY (AP) — The executive director of the Journey Museum in Rapid City has quit after only three months on the job. City Councilman Richie Nordstrom tells the Rapid City Journal (http://bit.ly/16wiHLD ) that Janna Norby has decided to return to Montana for family and personal...
September 24, 2013 - 8:27pm
September 8, 2013
SD Wounded Knee Museum reopens a year after fire
WALL (AP) -- A year after a fire destroyed the Wounded Knee Museum in Wall, it has reopened in a new location in the western South Dakota city. An electrical malfunction was blamed for the Sept. 2, 2012, fire that destroyed the museum and also took 30 museum exhibits linked to the...
September 8, 2013 - 10:50pm
September 5, 2013
Lewis & Clark center in ND gets rare journal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man from Elmira, N.Y., has donated a rare first-edition journal to the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn, N.D. The journal was written by Patrick Gass, a sergeant on the famous expedition to the Pacific Northwest that was commissioned by...
September 5, 2013 - 9:58am
August 13, 2013
SD society takes part in civil rights project
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society's museum in Pierre will take part in a national project designed to encourage discussion of America's civil rights movement. The museum at the society's Cultural Heritage Center is one of 473 institutions across the country...
August 13, 2013 - 5:59am
July 11, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum celebrates Badger Clark Day
The Dakota Discovery Museum will be celebrating Badger Clark Day from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The afternoon's events will include a 2 p.m. screening of the South Dakota Public Broadcasting film "Mountain Thunder: A Ballad of Badger Clark." The Badger Sett Band will perform...
July 11, 2013 - 8:34am
July 5, 2013
Flag likely from Custer's Last Stand housed in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- What might be a relic of one of the most famous battles of the Old West has found a resting place in Pierre. The South Dakota...
July 5, 2013 - 8:16am
Pierre museum to show Korean War exhibit soon
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre will host an exhibit later this month to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The U.S. Defense Department's exhibit commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War will be displayed at the museum on...
July 5, 2013 - 8:02am
June 19, 2013
Forging Demonstrations to be hosted at the Dakota Discovery Museum
Artist blacksmith Clark Martinek will be doing demonstrations on the museum grounds during his exhibit, "The Evolution of Iron," which runs through Aug. 31. Hoping to inspire others, Martinek will be demonstrating how he is able to bring metal to life in his forge. He will be forging...
June 19, 2013 - 5:09am
Dakota Discovery Museum to host book signing
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host Dorothy Hargens-Waldron of Chadron, Neb., at a book signing for "Black Hills Doc: 1892-1945." She will speak on the Hargens family history and her work in compiling, editing and publishing the work. The book signing and talk will be from 2 p.m....
June 19, 2013 - 5:00am