The Oglala Lakota Artspace LLC—comprised of Artspace, First Peoples Fund, and Lakota Funds—announced today the Ground Breaking ceremony for the first-ever arts center on the geographically vast Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota: The Oglala Lakota Artspace. The arts facility is designed to provide local Native artists with increased access to essential resources needed for their work. When complete, the mixed-use arts center will give Native artists access to capacity building programs, training in arts business practices, and opportunities to collaborate. The event will take place 1 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 27 at Lakota Prairie Drive, BIA 2, Kyle, SD 57752 (across from the Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce), and is free and open to the public.
For more information, please see the attached news release.