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Children's Exhibit Open House

OPEN HOUSE, February 11, 1-4pm

Refreshments, Activities, Family Fun!

"Frontier Main Street"

"Frontier Main Street" the DPM's 2017 Seasonal Children's Exhibit
Feb. 10 - Apr. 30, 2017
Learn more about the early businesses of Aberdeen's Main Street. Write a letter home at the post office, buy a parcel of land from the land agent, work at the train depot, and many more fun role-playing stations. You can even help decorate the one and only Grain Palace! Adults will enjoy reading about the first businesses in the booming frontier town and appreciate the large photos of actual businesses as they appeared at the turn of the last century.

Holiday Open House

Come to the museum for an afternoon of live music, holiday treats, family activities, and Christmas Tree Lane. Santa will visit and reside in our Education Room among trees beautifully decorated by area service groups. Free to the public.

Stitching Workshop with the Prairie Stitchers

Stitching an Ornament Workshop for Adults:
Join us in the Museum conference room to color and stitch an ornament. Workshop instruction provided the Embroidery Guild of America, South Dakota Chapter, "Prairie Stitchers".

Call the museum for more information at 605.626.7117.

All materials provided. No charge.


"Playing with Needles & Stitches"

"Playing with Needles & Stitches"

Needlepoint artwork show by the South Dakota Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America "Prairie Stitchers".

Now showing Oct. 6 - Nov. 20, 2016

2nd Floor Landing

"Brown County on the Gridiron"

"Brown County on the Gridiron"

Gallery Opening and Reception


Refreshments served

Join us for an evening of football! Stories and artifacts from all six Brown County schools as well as Northern State University and Presentation College. From Eagles to Cavaliers to Tigers to Titans, call an NSU game at the announcer's mic, see how high you can jump and check out how some very good Brown County players made it to the professional level.

CRAZY DAY on Main Street, Aberdeen

The DPM Museum Store will participate in Aberdeen's annual Crazy Day sale on Main Street.

Special hours: 10am - 4pm

Clearance and special, one-of-a-kind items on sale in Museum lobby.

Artist Reception "An Eagle Flies" by Christine Rawstern

Paintings by Christine Rawstern, Aberdeen, SD.

“An Eagle Flies”

May 31 – Oct. 2

Art Show Reception – June 6, 5-7pm

Dacotah Gallery

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen, SD

An exhibit of superb acrylic paintings from an artist that is new to painting but no novice to creative and artistic pursuits.