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Museums, Galleries, Events

The College of Fine Arts offers numerous events in music, theatre and visual arts. Most events take place in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts unless otherwise noted. The College of Fine Arts Events Calendar contains information regarding event tickets and times.

National Music Museum

National Music Museum Official Website
605-677-5306; Intersection of Clark and Yale Streets

The National Music Museum is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections include more than 14,500 instruments from virtually all historical periods. Friday-noon brown bag lunch programs feature concerts with appearances from artists from around the world.

Oscar Howe Gallery

Oscar Howe Gallery
605-677-3177; Old Main, USD Campus

The Oscar Howe Collection holds the largest collection of work by internationally celebrated American Indian artist Oscar Howe who served on the USD faculty for 25 years.

Art Gallery Collection

University Art Galleries
605-677-3177, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts, USD Campus

University Art Galleries presents contemporary and historical exhibitions featuring works by international, national, regional and local artists, produces educational programs, and hosts a permanent collection of more than 1,600 pieces of art.


Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts
605-677-5481; 801 Ratingen Strasse, USD Campus

The Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts annually hosts dozens of USD concerts, plays and dance performances. The state-of-the-art facility includes studios, galleries, labs, concert halls and a 450-seat proscenium theatre.