News From The Matthews

Another Day at Work

To celebrate our 2021 Writing Contest that is currently underway, we are FINALLY releasing audio performances of last year’s winners! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CURRENT WRITING CONTEST. SUBMISSIONS DUE JUNE 30. Other-worldly characters, fights with robots, and a lot of sass. Enjoy this sci-fi short story…

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June Events at the Matthews

COMING UP AT THE MATTHEWS It just FEELS like summer, doesn’t it? To celebrate, we have not one, but TWO contests going on! First is our Summer Art BINGO which we hope will encourage you to be creative all summer long! Stop by to grab your BINGO card and get to creating!…

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May Events at the Matthews

COMING UP AT THE MATTHEWS It feels so good to have live concerts back at the Matthews! This month we have not one, but TWO opportunities for you to hear some fantastic live music! To celebrate Mother’s Day, we are hosting South Dakota-based musicians Gordy Pratt, Dalyce Sellers, and Kenny…

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42nd Community Art Show Winners Announced

The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center is excited to announce the winners of the 42nd Community Art Show.  The awards were announced Friday, April 23 via a virtual awards ceremony posted on the Matthews Opera House Facebook page.“The pool of submissions we had this year was incredible,”…

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Registration for Froelich Young Actors Guild is now open!

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center has announced that registration for their summer children’s theatre program is officially open. This marks a return of the Froelich Young Actors Guild after taking a break during the 2020 season because of COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Children’s Theatre Webpage Download…

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Matthews to host free puppet workshop for kids!

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center will be holding a free puppet workshop for kids led by master puppeteer Markie Sholtz on April 10th in the historic opera house theatre. Two workshops will be offered with one for ages 5 – 10 starting at 10 am and one for…

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April Events at the Matthews

COMING UP AT THE MATTHEWS Spring is finally here and it’s another full month at the Matthews! We are wrapping up the NEA Big Read this month with lots of great events! If you have kiddos, make sure to check out the FREE “Dragons Are Too Seldom” puppet workshop with master puppeteer Markie Scholz! …

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COVID-19 Policy Update

In order to ensure the safety of our audience and staff members, the following policies are in place for live performances. If you have any questions or concerns, please email [email protected] Updated April 2, 2021 Theater Theater capacity will be reduced to 62% (175 Persons)Guests will be required to wear…

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March Events at the Matthews

COMING UP AT THE MATTHEWS NEA Big Read: Spearfish is in full swing! Have you picked up your FREE copy of A Wizard of Earthsea yet? If not, we still have plenty of novels available. Stop by the gallery to take yours home! If you are reading A Wizard of Earthsea make…

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NEA Big Read: Spearfish to Kickoff in February

Spearfish to read A Wizard of Earthsea  Get ready for a little magic, because the 2021 NEA Big Read: Spearfish is kicking off in early February! Community partners Black Hills State University, the Grace Balloch Memorial Library, and the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center are excited to announce that…

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