In the Galleries: Oct. 6, 2013

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In Aberdeen

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Paintings by the Prairie Artists Workshop are on display through the end of October. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 605-626-7081. Dacotah Prairie Museum, 21 S. Main St.: “The Road Less Traveled,” a show in the Lamont Gallery, features the photography of Michaela Glugla. A reception will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. “Recorded for History on Camera” runs through Oct. 15 at the museum’s Second Floor Landing Gallery. 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 State University: An exhibit by Josh Johnson runs in the Lincoln Gallery until Nov. 8. The work of Dustin Hinson runs at the President’s Gallery until Nov. 15. Wein Gallery, Presentation College: Martha Mehlhaff’s photography exhibit is on display through October. The Wein Gallery is on the second floor of the campus’ main building. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 9 p.m. Sundays. ArtWorks Gallery, Lakewood Mall: The pottery of Brenda Kuckelburg of Aberdeen is on display. Members include Lois Beckner, Peggy DenBesten, Carol Weber Green, Jeanna Jerde, Brenda Kohlman, Brenda Kuckelberg, Bobbi Piasecki, Tom Schinderling, Ruth Wegehaupt, Nick Fischer, Nicole Fischer, Cheryl Olson and Dan Parsons. The hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thursday 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. Mugs the Coffee House, 1124 S. Washington St.: Art by Lawrence Diggs is on display.

Outside Aberdeen

Granary Rural Cultural Center, 40161 128th St., Groton: Outdoor campus is open daily dawn to dusk until Oct. 15. Granary Art Gallery is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until September. Dakota Sunset Museum, Gettysburg: Rare Arikara artifacts collected by late historians Howard and Kathryn Loitwood are on display through November at the Dakota Sunset Museum in Gettysburg. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday until spring. 605-765-9480. Eureka Pioneer Museum of McPherson County: The museum is open from mid-April through mid-October. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. In addition to the general display building, there are two machine shops, a sod house, a country school and a country church. Edmond and Hulda Opp are the directors of the museum and may be reached at the museum at 605-284-2711 or at their residence at 605-284-2987. There is no admission charge. Tours are available. Frederick Area Historical Society, Main Street, Frederick: Local history displays, gift shop, perpetual rummage sale and fresh produce when available. Open Saturday 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, 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 1910-40s; Gage-Traversie-Comeau wedding dresses; Brockamp wedding dress; antique pocket watches; extensive historical photos; 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 a 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. Museum of Wildlife, Science and Industry, Webster: “South Dakota Communicates,” a traveling exhibit from the South Dakota Historical Society, is on display through Oct. 15. The exhibit explores the history of the telephone in the state. Both small independent companies and “Ma Bell” played an important role in keeping the phones ringing. Switchboard operators and party lines are fond memories of many. “South Dakota Communicates” features 15 panels of historic photographs, documents, object images and text. The panels are in five pop-up kiosks. The museum is also showcasing the Wallace Telephone Building, which is on the museum grounds at 760 W. U.S. Highway 12 at Webster. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. For information, call 605-345-4751. International Vinegar Museum, Roslyn: The museum closed for the season Sept. 1. It will reopen for visitors and tour groups on June 1. 605-486-0075 or Mary Wagner at 605-486-4329.