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South Dakota Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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On campus at SDSU in Brookings, it is conveniently located and easy to access. The staff are all... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2019
dr2u
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Leavenworth, Kansas
Fabulous art museum

Some might think this art museum is small (especially when compared to the MIA in Minnesota), but... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2019
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
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The Museum features a dynamic exhibit schedule of regional, national and international artists. There is always something new to see! Free admission and parking (just west of the museum on Harvey Dunn St.). Since 1970, the South Dakota Art Museum in...more
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1036 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD 57007-0001
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Reviewed October 6, 2019

On campus at SDSU in Brookings, it is conveniently located and easy to access. The staff are all very friendly. There is a great museum shop. Primarily, though, the exhibits are top notch. There may be more and more significant artwork elsewhere, but not for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Carolyne H, Public Relations Manager at South Dakota Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thanks very much for your positive review! We appreciate your recommendation to other visitors and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed June 22, 2019

Some might think this art museum is small (especially when compared to the MIA in Minnesota), but it is filled with treasures. And it is doable. You can take your time and savor each painting or object of art. When we were there, they were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Carolyne H, Manager at South Dakota Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Thanks so much for your thorough and kind review! We so enjoy sharing South Dakota Art Museum with visitors, especially ones like you who take the time to "savor" the variety of works we have on display and appreciate their uniqueness and variety. Do come...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019

We really enjoyed the Harvey Dunn exhibit as well as the other exhibits. The museum is small enough that it held the interest of my young children while still providing a good variety. My little art lovers are asking to go back to see what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CarolyneH2, Public Relations Manager at South Dakota Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

We're glad you and your children enjoyed your visit. Come back again - there are always new things to see and do!

Reviewed June 5, 2018

The South Dakota Art Museum consists of six galleries, which present mostly modern art. The collection changes regularly. At the time of my visit one gallery showed paintings of Harvey Dunn (Western art) who was born in South Dakota in 1884 (deceased in 1952). The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Carolyne H, Public Relations Manager at South Dakota Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thanks for visiting and for your thoughtful review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and appreciate you sharing it with others. Happy travels and come back again to see all new exhibits.

Reviewed February 3, 2018

The South Dakota Art Museum has a fantastic collection of Harvey Dunn paintings. All of the famous works are here and on display, and many of his lesser known works are rotated in and out of the collection. Nice museum with great lighting. Paintings are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Sometimes small towns are lacking in the arts - but not Brookings. And one fine example is the SD Art Museum. The Museum is located on the SDSU campus and always has interesting exhibits. Additionally, the attached gift shop carries many items crafted by South...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Love seeing paintings from the Dunn collection and other artists in rotation. Gift store is just wonderful with stunning and outstanding gifts.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The museum needs to be updated with more appealing details and exhibits. the present condition does not attract many...

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

It is not the most amazing museum but the art is beautiful and mostly local. It is just west of the university making it very accessible for students.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Great view of history, prints, SD Products, and diversity of art and prints. Great place to relax and watch and observe and just take it all in

Date of experience: April 2017
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