Don't forget to bring the "grandparents" and "grandkids" in your world to the DPM this Saturday, Sept. 11, 11am-4pm.
Happy Grandparents Day!
Special photo booth with fun accessories and treats in the lobby.
“Artists of the Prairie: Collaborative Art Show” Lamont Gallery, Sept. 4 – Oct. 23 Over 30 local and regional artists are participating in an art exhibition that will showcase their talents in a variety of mediums. Paintings, sculptures, 3D mixed media, jewelry and fiber arts will be on display. ...Read More
“Harvest of Comforts” Dacotah Gallery, 2nd Floor, Open Aug. 21 – Nov.6. Items from the DPM’s collections and contributions from our staff and volunteers that bring out the cozy comforts of fall in Brown County. Our favorite recipes and the stories behind them, quilts, sweaters, and other artifac...Read More
SAVE THE DATE: Harvest Stroll, Saturday, September 25, 11am-3pm
Dacotah Prairie Museum's Annual Harvest Stroll... Take a stroll downtown and experience the best of South Dakota’s fall activities in the autumn sunshine. Booths set up outside the museum building, fun autumn craft kits, decorate a p...
Do you love museums? Do you love finding the story behind everyday objects from our past? Are you a detail person?
The Dacotah Prairie Museum is seeking a Part-Time Curatorial Assistant for the Collections Department. #DreamJob!
Click button for more info.
(Inquires and applicatio...
A friendly reminder that Dacotah Prairie Museum has several research publications available for download. Click the button to go to our list.
2021 Christmas Tree Lane & Holiday Wreaths at the Dacotah Prairie Museum
Start planning now for “Puttin’ on the Glitz” for this year’s display.
Service groups, businesses and individuals may participate.
Click link for guidelines.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 15
ART SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUG 19
Click the button for registration form!
- Rob EI'm probably prejudiced since I grew up near Aberdeen, but I love this museum that gives the history of the area. It's not extravagant, but the docents are very nice, and the exhibits are well kept. The building itself is historical. I will go there every time I get "home", which is every few years.
- Nicholas WVery educational and informative. They always have something new going on here. The staff are friendly and quick to answer any questions.
- Michael CNice gift shop and great hands-on play area for kids. Functional old fashioned phone operator a big hit too...