Gov. Daugaard To Honor South Dakotans For Work In The Arts

Posted by Nate Wek on
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
Kent Osborne-SDPB

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will present the 22nd Governor's Awards in the Arts Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at the Best Western Ramkota in Pierre. 

Recipients of this year's awards are: Jon Crane, Hill City, for Distinction in Creative Achievement; Jeannette Beemer, Pierre, for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Individual;Milo Winter, Rapid City, for Outstanding Service to Arts Education; and Dacotah Prairie Museum, Aberdeen, for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization. The 2015 South Dakota Living Indian Treasure Award will be presented to Lydia Whirlwind Soldier, Sicangu Lakota, Rosebud.

The biennial awards presentation banquet honors the achievements of South Dakota's fine artists and arts leaders. Award winners are selected from nominations submitted in the four categories reflecting the work of professional artists and arts educators and the support of individuals, businesses and organizations that encompass South Dakota's arts community. The Living Indian Treasure Award is presented to a South Dakota Native American elder, in recognition of preservation of excellence in traditional Indian art forms or breaking new ground through innovations based in traditional forms. 

Festivities will begin with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by a banquet honoring the award winners. Gov. Daugaard will deliver the State of the Arts Address and present the 2015 Governor's Awards in the Arts. Music will be provided by the Jim Szana Trio and an exhibit curated by the South Dakota Art Museum will be on display in the lobby.

The biennial awards are sponsored by South Dakotans for the Arts and the South Dakota Arts Council. Tickets for the banquet are $35 per person. Order tickets at www.sdarts.org. South Dakotans for the Arts, PO Box 414, Lead, SD 55754, (605) 722-1467.

Visit http://www.sdarts.org/rsvp-2015-governors-awards-in-the-arts.html for more information, including biographical highlights for the recipients of the 2015 Governor's Awards in the Arts. 

The mission of the Arts Council, an office of the South Dakota Department of Tourism, is to provide grants and services to artists, arts institutions, schools and other nonprofit organizations throughout the state with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the State of South Dakota.

The South Dakota Department of Tourism is comprised of Tourism, the South Dakota Arts Council, and the South Dakota State Historical Society. The Department is led by Secretary James D. Hagen.

subscribe to sdpb email updates TileAd_Beatsupport_300x250.png food and cooking banner image learning blog link living blog link news and information blog link science and technology blog link sports blog link image

The Latest From SDPB Radio News

Tech news, 'the cloud', and more

On todays TechRadio our panel talks about Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting ....

Moment In Sound With Bo DePeña

In The Moment ... July 20, 2018 Show 383 Hour 1 Bo DePeña plays more than 100 shows a year across the country...

Native Film Showcase Returns To Rapid City

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2 SDPB's Heather Benson joined In The Moment to talk about the third...

Getting The Right Band Instrument Into The Hands Of Kids

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2 The South Dakota Bandmaster's hold their 7th Summer Symposium on...

Game, Fish and Parks Looks To Next Generation Outdoor Enthusiasts

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks department is bracing for a drop off in hunters and anglers as the baby boomer...

Don't Count Out Your Local Library For The Summer

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 2 If your kids are at a loss for things to do this summer, don't count...

The Danger Of Fake News

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 1 Fake news can mislead or entertain, damage reputations, and destroy...

Meet The Candidates - Doug Barthel

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 1 South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of...

Meet The Candidates - Tim Reed

In The Moment ... July 19, 2018 Show 382 Hour 1 South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of...

The Latest from NPR News

Pizza Physics: Why Brick Ovens Bake The Perfect Italian-Style Pie

Brick transfers heat to dough more slowly than steel, allowing both crust and toppings to simultaneously reach...

Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman's Risk Of Alzheimer's. But Exactly How?

Scientists are taking a second look at the idea that hormone replacement therapy could reduce a woman's risk of...

Trump To Iran's President Rouhani: 'NEVER, EVER THREATEN' The U.S. Again

President Trump threatened Iran in a late-night tweet after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Trump not to...

Kavanaugh Could Tip Supreme Court Against Gun Control Laws

If confirmed, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will likely steer the court toward broader gun...

Ex-White House Stenographer: With No Official Transcript, Trump Can Muddle The Truth

White House stenographers are meant to record every public utterance made by a president, but "everything changed...

Spring Is Springing Sooner, Throwing Nature's Rhythms Out Of Whack

A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been...