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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
June 17, 2013
National Guard museum extends summer hours
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre says it is expanding its summer hours. Starting July 1, the museum will open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday and the third Thursday of the months through September. Normal museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 4...
June 17, 2013 - 12:47pm
June 3, 2013
'Iron Man' coming to Dakota Discovery Museum
The Evolution of Iron, an exhibition of the work of Clark Martinek, will open June 8 and run through Aug. 31, at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell. A free admission public reception will be held for the artist from 2 to 4 p.m. June 8 with a Gallery Talk at 2:15 p.m.
June 3, 2013 - 8:25pm
May 30, 2013
'Dakota Woman' prints made for first time in decades
Famous artwork probably doesn't often get peddled in a station wagon, but that's how one of Harvey Dunn's most famous works came to rest in Mitchell. ...
May 30, 2013 - 5:59am
May 28, 2013
Deadwood museum opening marred by wagon crash
DEADWOOD (AP) -- Four people were injured in a horse-drawn wagon crash in Deadwood this weekend, which marred the opening ceremonies for the Days of '76 Museum. The free wagon rides were part of the opening of the $5.5 million museum, which tells the story of the American West. ...
May 28, 2013 - 7:53am
May 13, 2013
Akta Lakota Museum addition tells school's history
CHAMBERLAIN -- After more than 40 years of work at St. Joseph's Indian School, Mark Shields has plenty of stories. As Shields, a retired school...
May 13, 2013 - 7:11am
April 29, 2013
Museum announces hours for upcoming season
The Dakota Discovery Museum will change its hours of operation as of May 1. In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It will be closed on Sunday and Wednesday. During June, July and August, the museum will...
April 29, 2013 - 12:09am
April 25, 2013
4-year-old left behind on field trip to Brookings museum
MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) -- Administrators at Marshall Public Schools have scheduled a meeting to review field trip protocol after a 4-year-old child was left at a museum. Jacqueline Whylly says it was her worst nightmare to learn her son had been left at the Children's Museum of South...
April 25, 2013 - 11:52am
April 16, 2013
New exhibit opens Saturday at Cultural Heritage Center
PIERRE -- The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society will debut its new exhibit, "Furniture: The Fancy & The Functional," on Saturday at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. The new exhibit will be in the Marvis T. and Florence Brown Hogen Gallery. Admission will...
April 16, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 4, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to host reception for Youth Art Month participants
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host a reception for the artists featured in the 2013 Youth Art Show on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The annual Youth Art Show offers South Dakota students the opportunity to show their work in a gallery setting and have it evaluated by professional...
April 4, 2013 - 5:41pm
April 1, 2013
Longhorns return to western Spearfish museum
SPEARFISH (AP) -- The High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish once again has live animals on display. Three longhorn steers were turned out into the museum's fenced pasture last week. The media reports that the steers named Buckwheat, Chester and Freckles are on loan from...
April 1, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 2, 2013
Area Akta Lakota Museum additions near completion
CHAMBERLAIN -- An addition and new wing on the Akta Lakota Museum in Chamberlain is 90 percent complete. A climate-controlled storage facility is done and officials are moving artifacts in, but there is some work left on museum renovations and the Historical Alumni Center wing. ...
March 2, 2013 - 4:01pm
February 28, 2013
Indian Village plans new exhibit
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village has received a $4,000 donation from Wells Fargo Bank, Mitchell, for the creation and installation of a new exhibit titled "Fire in the Village." The exhibit explains the serious effects a fire might have had on the Indian village about 1,000...
February 28, 2013 - 10:18pm
February 9, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to celebrate Youth Art Month with 2013 art show
To recognize area students during March, which is National Youth Art Month, the Dakota Discovery Museum is hosting the 2013 Youth Art Show. ...
February 9, 2013 - 8:48pm