For the fourth year, the Black Hills State University (BHSU) Senior Art Exhibit will take place at The Matthews Art Gallery.
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The Matthews Opera House & Art Center has announced the following award recipients for the 39th Winter Art Show. Best of Show was awarded to Dede Farrar of Rapid City for her acrylic painting titled, “Deerfield Trail in Autumn.” Awards were given during the artist reception on Thursday, Jan. 18. Visitors to the show are encouraged to vote for their favorite art pieces. At the end of the show, the People’s Choice award will be announced on Jan. 25, 2018. The show continues for public viewing through Jan. 25 during gallery business hours, 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. UPDATE: Jerry Ainsworth of Spearfish is our People’s Choice award winner. Scroll down for photo.
RE:Create is a creative community makerspace in the Matthews Art Gallery for two months this year – February and March. It opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3 with a free workshop by sculptor, Becky Grismer. Later that day, from 4-6 p.m., an opening reception for the public takes place! Mark your calendars.
This space is free, open to the public, and has programmed workshops each week that give the community an opportunity to learn from and engage with our local artists. This is a BIG ArtCentral Spearfish project.
Cyantotype, an alternative process photography class, is offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, in the Fireplace Room at The Matthews (second floor). Seth Harwood of Spearfish is the instructor. The class is offered to persons 16 years and up. The class costs $40 per person (plus tax). All materials are provided. Registrations must be confirmed by Dec. 31.
Santa welcomes kids of ALL ages!
On Saturday, Dec. 2, The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center hosts one of our favorite events during the Spearfish annual Christmas Stroll. The event is free and open to the public.
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