The $2.75 million construction is scheduled for completion in late 2019 and will include individual artist studios, shared workspace for group collaborations, a recording and sound studio, a classroom for art classes and business trainings, commercial space, a storefront for Lakota Federal Credit Union and more. The new arts space will be located across from the Pine Ridge Chamber of Commerce near the Prairie Ranch Resort and the Oglala Lakota College administrative offices and a few miles down the road from Thunder Valley CDC.
With the partial shutdown of the US Government entering its third week, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts is offering Free Admission to Government Employees who present their photo ID or badge for the duration of the shutdown. One guest per employee will also be admitted free. (read more)