Dakota Discovery Museum to Host Reception for Youth Art Month Participants

Circus Picture by Haesel, 5th Grade 2013 submission

The Dakota Discovery Museum will be hosting a reception for the artists’ featured in the 2014 Youth Art Show on Saturday, March 29 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

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 artists. Works submitted include sculpture, pen and ink, photography, pencil, watercolor and many other media. This year the exhibit features 267 entries from 179 students representing 6South Dakotacommunities. The reception and program is free to the public.  At 1:00 pm, an interactive art project for children will be presented. Professional artists’ evaluations of student work will begin at 2:00 pm.

Admission to the museum for the reception is free. The exhibit and reception is being held at the museum, located on the campus of Dakota Wesleyan University at 1300 McGovern Ave., Mitchell. For more information, contact:

Dakota Discovery Museum
Lori Holmberg, Executive Director

1300 McGovern Avenue
PO Box 1071
Mitchell,SD 57301


The Dakota Discovery Museum is operated by the Friends of the Middle Border, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.