Washington Pavilion

Toulouse-Lautrec & His World

Feb 3, 2014

The Washington Pavilion and Citi present Toulouse-Lautrec & His World through June 8th in the Visual Arts Center's Everist Gallery. Regularly hosted at the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece, this extensive collection of over 150 works is traveling outside of Europe for the first time. Toulouse-Lautrec & His World features one of the most fascinating artists and personalities of the Belle Epoque (Beautiful Era) in France, which lasted from the late 19th century through World War I.

The Washington Pavilion Hosts Sudio 301

Oct 25, 2013

The Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls is bringing 43 regional artists to the Visual Arts Center this weekend for the first annual Studio 301 event. Starting Saturday morning in the Everest Gallery the individuals will each create their own work of art from start to finish. Those attending can watch the artists and place bids on their pieces throughout the day followed by an auction that will open that night.

FRAMED Exhibit Features Alive Art

Aug 8, 2013

On Saturday, from noon to 4:00 p.m., art will come alive during [FRAMED] at the Washington Pavilion. The Visual Arts Center will combine art, theater and dance to create [FRAMED] Living Art - a free, outdoor display of art history. The event will be held in the Nelson Amphitheater and Paladino-Holm Sculpture Garden at the Washington Pavilion. [FRAMED] Living Art will include seven different paintings put to life by 16 volunteers. Five frames will include individuals painted, dressed and posed as characters from famous paintings.

Washington Pavilion Leadership Change

Jul 30, 2013

The Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls is making a leadership change going into effect on the first of September. The Pavilion board of trustees is creating a co-presidency team.

Current Washington Pavilion President Larry Toll is teaming up with LodgeNet CEO Scott Petersen. Both will serve as co-presidents of the Pavilion. The board of trustees believes having two individuals in the leadership role should help with future decision making. Petersen says he is honored to be appointed as a co-president. He says he is glad the pavilion reached out to him.

Dakota Sky Festival Underway In Sioux Falls

Jul 23, 2013

Paul Sanchez is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Dakota Sky International Piano Festival in Sioux Falls and Andrew Reinartz is the Executive Director. The Dakota Sky Festival's Seventh Annual Season takes place from July 20 - August 3 at the Belbas Center of the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls. During the two weeks, there are 7 evening recitals, 4 free Children's Concerts, 4 free-lunch-time seminars, and a Young Artist Program, all featuring some of the world's foremost pianists and educators.

"Glow Pop Art" Exhibit At Washington Pavilion

Jul 10, 2013

Rapid City artist Bob H. Miller's "Glow Pop Art" exhibit is at the Washington Pavilion's visual arts center in Sioux Falls through October 6th. This exhibit features black light paintings as well as "Scotchlife" reflective pieces. Miller's fascination with things that glow began with a seventh grade science project exploring ultraviolet light and geology. Miller is a native South Dakotan who has lived and worked here his entire professional life. He began studying art as an undergraduate at South Dakota State University in Brookings.