Current Exhibits

By the Sea, By the Sea

Opens Saturday, June 12th! Through-the-day reception of beverages and special themed cupcakes, made by SME’s Treats. Exhibit includes photos, storyboards, fossils, beach artifacts, touchscreen quiz, activity table with books and a workbook. Stop in to check it out!

My Dinosaur

Who isn’t fascinated by dinosaurs?? Well, come to Family Fun Day to sink into Dino-world. We will show a film, create dinosaur crafts, draw for a book, and provide refreshments and a take-home activity packet. Join us Sunday, June 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $2 per person or FREE with membership. Reservations suggested; call 605-723-1200.

Apron Strings

What do you know about aprons? Did you know Egyptian Pharaohs wore them as status symbols? Or that fancy organza hostess aprons were worn at cocktail parties to signify who was the hostess? Learn more about aprons from our latest mini exhibit “Apron Strings”. Many aprons from our substantial collection are on display, and we have books to read and a take-home workbook for children.

Crow Dog: Courtroom Clash of Cultures.

Wayne Gilbert tells of the Lakota chief, Deadwood celebrity, and the subject of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Crow Dog. The presentation on June 5 will begin at 10:30 am, right after the brunch which begins at 10:00 am. The brunch will be moving back to the museum for more space, but reservations are still required; please call 605-723-1200. Brunch is $5 per person or FREE with membership.