Opened in 1970, the museum houses more than 7,000 objects in its collection, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, textiles, and ceramics. In addition to exhibits drawn from the permanent collection, the museum hosts changing exhibitions of contemporary and traditional works of art.
The museum is associated with South Dakota State University.
A history of American basketry from its functional origins to contemporary fine art
Illustrations featuring stories from the Dakota plains
7 pieces celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI
300 artists explore the historical and contemporary context of Wounded Knee