In The galleries: March 3, 2013

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In Aberdeen

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: A pottery and ceramics show runs through March 16. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 605-626-7081.

Dacotah Prairie Museum, 21 S. Main St.: The museum’s children’s exhibits run through April 7. The oil paintings of Jay Hopkins run through April 5. An exhibit looking at fun and games runs until May 1. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. 605-626-7117.

Northern Galleries: The NSU Faculty Exhibition runs through March 21 in the Isaac Lincoln Gallery. On display in the President’s Gallery through March 29 are the paintings of Len Davis of North Hollywood, Calif. Through March 8, the Student Center Gallery is showing recent acquisitions to the permanent collection.

Wein Gallery, Presentation College: National Youth Art Month is being celebrated with artwork from Northwestern Area School District students. The exhibit runs through March 29. The Wein Gallery is located on the second floor of the campus’ main building and is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Red Rooster Coffee House: “Painting with Coffee II” by Chris Heier is the current exhibit.

ArtWorks Gallery, Lakewood Mall: Members include Lois Beckner, Peggy DenBesten, Nick and Nicole Fischer, Evonne Gilbertson, Brenda Kohlman, Kurt Kohlman, Brenda Kuckelburg, Pat Meacham Fries, Cheryl Olson, Bobbi Piasecki, Ron Reff, Tom Schinderling, Carol Weber Green and Ruth Wegehaupt. Holiday hours are noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Special appointments may be arranged by calling 605-725-0913.

Aberdeen Development Corporation, 416 N. Production St.: Fine art by local artists in the business setting: Carol Weber Green, Paula Guhin and Shari Theroux. 605-229-5335.

Outside Aberdeen

Dakota Sunset Museum, Gettysburg: The woodcarvings and paintings of Tom Fairbanks and Dale Bramblee run through the winter months. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 605-765-9480.

Eureka Pioneer Museum, Eureka: Closed for the year. Curators are Edmund and Hulda Opp. 605-284-2987.

Frederick Area Historical Society, Main Street, Frederick: Local history displays, gift shop, perpetual rummage sale and fresh produce when available. Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pollock Visitor/Interpretive Center: Center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and other times by appointment. 605-889-2450.

Timber Lake and Area Museum, Timber Lake: Timber Lake and Area Museum is open year-round, but out-of-town visitors are encouraged to call ahead to schedule. Call 605-865-3553 or 605-865-3546. Exhibits include ranch and rodeo, Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Sioux Reservation photos, artifacts, and clothing, White Horse winter count, Alley Rex skull and other dinosaur fossils (many species), the most complete public exhibit of Fox Hills ammonite fossils in South Dakota, Timber Lake History 1910-1940s, Gage-Traversie-Comeau wedding dresses, Brockamp wedding dress, antique pocket watches, extensive historical photo and genealogy collections, including Family TreeMaker database of 60,000 people. Large gift/book shop, traveler information center. Free admission.

Klein Museum, Mobridge: Fifteen life-size wax mannequins have been added to permanent displays in the museum. Museum has extensive American Indian and pioneer collection, a restored 1920s house, school house and post office. There is also a log cabin filled with farm machinery toy collection and scale model farm machinery. Admission charged. Hours are from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 605-845-7243.

Day County Museum, Webster: In county courthouse basement. Open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, and by appointment. Free.

International Vinegar Museum, Roslyn: 605-486-0075 or Mary Wagner at 605-486-4329.