Best known as a hub of creativity with live music, film, an art gallery, DJs and karaoke, dances and theme parties, writing projects, a knitting club and more under it’s roof, the Red Rooster overflows with arts and culture.
The gallery’s mission is to promote an appreciation for the visual arts through a multitude of art forms, media and subject matter, as well as offering affordable original artwork for sale from local and regional artists. The gallery also offers an outlet for amateur artists to exhibit their work during specialty themed shows.
Jane West (Redmond) was a lover of all visual and performing arts. Her involvement in the nurture of these was evident in the early efforts to procure the Capitol Theatre building for the Aberdeen Community Theatre. The Jane West Gallery is dedicated to her memory.
The Student Center Art Gallery is a dedicated venue to display student artwork. Located on the second floor of the NSU Student Center, the gallery has a multifunctional lounge area in front of seven display showcases.
The President’s Gallery is located on the second floor of Spafford Hall. This display area usually features semester-long exhibits of guest-artist works or pieces from our permanent collection. The President’s Gallery is located on the second floor of Spafford Hall.
The Wein Gallery Restoration Project was completed in September 2017. The Wein Gallery will be inviting artists to display paintings, sculptures, jewelry, quilts, photography, pottery, and wood and metal pieces from all over South Dakota and the upper Midwest. The impact on the community will be the infusion of many new artists being introduced to visitors of all ages, through their skills, passion, and vision of their art.
A Wein Friends Group has been formed,
The Dacotah Prairie Museum offers a wonderful collection of both permanent and traveling shows. The museum houses three galleries that regularly rotate new artwork from a variety of artists. You’ll find veteran fiber artists, college abstract artists, local photographers and everything in between. Visit the website to learn what’s currently on display.