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SD Arts Council Chair Mary V. Bordeaux Elected to National Leadership Seat
PIERRE, S.D. — Mary V. Bordeaux, the chair of the South Dakota Arts Council, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

South Dakota’s “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride” Float Appears in the Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®
For the tenth consecutive year, the “Mount Rushmore’s American Pride” float will appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®.

South Dakota Department of Tourism Wins Eight Top Travel Industry Award
The South Dakota Department of Tourism recently won eight awards in a prestigious international marketing competition. This is the most Adrian Awards the department has ever won in a single year.

PIERRE, S.D. – Members of the South Dakota Arts Council, the advisory board of the Office of Arts, will gather in Pierre, Friday, Nov. 8, for the Council’s annual fall meeting.

Call for Artists: Art for State Buildings Proposals
South Dakota artists have until March 9, 2020, to submit purchase proposals for the Art for State Buildings Program.

Governor appoints Roripaugh to South Dakota Arts Council
PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem has appointed Lee Ann Roripaugh to serve on the South Dakota Arts Council.

South Dakota Department of Tourism Wins Award for Industry Website
The South Dakota Department of Tourism and marketing agency Miles Partnership were awarded a 2019 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development by the Web Marketing Association. The winning entry was the launch of the department’s new industry website,

South Dakota to Become a "State of Create"
The South Dakota Department of Tourism, in partnership with the South Dakota Arts Council, is launching a fall social media campaign called “State of Create.”

Department of Tourism Marketing Campaign Targets Leisure Travelers & Hunters
Although the summer travel season is quickly ending, the Department of Tourism’s efforts to promote South Dakota will continue to target leisure travelers and hunters in key markets around the country. Fall and winter marketing efforts kicked off in late August, highlighting the state's seasonal leisure, adventure and hunting opportunities.