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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE DPM?
(Month of September, 2020)


DPM September Hours
Tue. - Fri. 1-5pm

Children's Frontier Town Exhibit Open on Fridays beginning Sept. 4th.
Come see us, Buster has missed you!

 



Take an afternoon break and visit the Dacotah Prairie Museum’s latest exhibits!

Sept. hours: Tue-Fri, 1-5pm

Oct. hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm

 

Laurie Heupel's Photography Exhibit, "It Started with a Brownie" is now on display in the Dacotah Gallery. Laurie is a traveler’s photographer; her landscapes are vivid and sweeping while her vignettes are cheery and comfortable. Each piece is mounted on glass for a striking presentation with depth and life.

 

The Prairie Stitchers new exhibit just opened in the Lamont Gallery. Over 130 pieces, each unique and exquisitely hand-crafted pieces of art. Needlepoint, embroidery, quilting, cards, samplers, bags, ornaments, bookmarks, and framed works are on display.  Stitchers from all over the state of South Dakota are represented in this show.

 

Now Open on the Prairie Landing Gallery: "Stitches of History" artifacts from the Museum's collection of historic textiles. Now showing through Nov. 10.

 

 

  

Visit the campus of Northern State University and see the DPM’s “Women Win the Right to Vote” outreach exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Student Center; showing for a limited time. Learn about the major players in the fight to win the right to vote, many of whom who did not see the ratification of the 19th amendment in their lifetime.

The DPM is also now exhibiting at the NSU Harvey Jewett Science Center in the Rivett Foyer, “Epidemic!” an historical timeline of American epidemics from small pox in the 1840s to polio in the 1940s. Buildings on the campus of Northern State University are open to the public, 8am-5pm; per the South Dakota Board of Regents, masks must be worn inside buildings.

 

We’re opening up a bit more of the exhibits at the Museum…

 

FAMILY FRIDAYS BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER! (Sept. 4)

Buster invites families to visit the Frontier Town Children's Exhibit (Fridays, 1-5pm).

 

The staff are ready to open up a bit more of the regular exhibits, with modifications:

(You all have been really great about this and thanks for your understanding!)

 

*Only 10 total occupants in the children’s exhibit (all three areas) at a time.

*Be considerate and take turns with waiting families. If the exhibit is full, take a walk through the Museum’s exhibits and check back later.

*If it is a particularly busy day, please limit your time in the Children’s Exhibit to 30 minutes.

*Pick up/put away the exhibit hands-on items after you have enjoyed your time in the exhibit.

*New hand sanitizer stations have been installed in the Children's Exhibit!

 

WELCOME BACK!

 

 


 

MUSEUM STORE & GALLERY HOURS:
Tuesday - Friday: 1 - 5pm
(Closed Mondays & Major Holidays)

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Patricia Kendall - Director

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(Dacotah Prairie Museum Foundation
is an
exempt organization as described
in
Section 501(c) (3) of the
Internal Revenue Code.
EIN: 46-0389362)


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Dacotah Prairie Museum * 21 S Main St * Aberdeen, SD 57401 * 605.626.7117 * dacotahprairiemuseum@gmail.com
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