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The Best of Brookings


From galleries to live performances to public art Downtown find art around every corner in Brookings.

A Brookings Resident in Full Color

Straight from the creative mind of Brookings resident Chuck Bennis, these words represent his perspectives on Brooking, the city he calls home.

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Art Shows the Colorful Side to Brookings

Vibrant murals, interesting sculptures and hands-on classes – art is everywhere in Brookings.

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Alleyways into Artwork

Admire the murals as you eat, shop, and play in Downtown Brookings!

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Woodbine Productions 2023-2024 Season

In its 18th season at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center, Woodbine Productions is a project of the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Foundation and an anonymous benefactor who underwrites […]

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Brookings Community Band Presents a Summertime Staple

Live from under the bandshell, the Brookings Community Band fills Pioneer Park weekly with rhythmic melodies during the months of June and July. This summertime staple brings together old and […]

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Discover Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe

Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe brings one of the most renowned Native American painters in front of a new generation. Howe (1915–1983) was committed to creating and sharing art […]

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10 Tips to Have the Best Brookings Summer Arts Festival Ever!

South Dakota’s premier juried arts festival garners over 200 artists from across the nation to fill the grassy areas of Pioneer Park. Representing 15 different disciplines or art, 38 different […]

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