2017 Award Sponsors

Best of Show
1st --J. Scull Construction Award
2nd -- Viken & Riggins Law Firm Award
3rd -- Hill City Garden Club Award

People's Choice

1st -- Lesta & Mike Turchen
2nd -- Dave & Bonnie Guerre
3rd -- EMH Consulting
 

Show Sponsors:

$1000+ Level 


HARRY G. AND PAULINE M. AUSTIN FOUNDATION

BOB & JOANNA WARDER

$500 Level 
Senator Stanford Adelstein & Lynda Clark Adelstein
Ken & Liz Anderson

Black Hills Energy
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation

Mike & Sarah Hanson
Jolly Lane Greenhouse
John & Kay Rozell
Rushmore Forest Products, Inc. 
Troy & Alison Schmidt
Upper Deck Architects, Inc.   

Other sponsors:
Jon & Gail Crane
Crow Ridge Productions

Melody Dahlinger 
Robb & JoAnn Hoffman 
Dave & Betsy Lyons
Sharon & Charlie Piper 
Sentinel Federal Credit Union

Jim Zeman


Located between two of the world’s largest and most famous sculptures, Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse, Hill City is the logical spot for the Sculpture in the Hills Art Show & Sale. The show is juried, which means that quality for buyers is guaranteed. Sculpture in the Hills also is intimate, with a maximum of 25 artists per year, showing together under one tent just off Main Street—between the famous Alpine Inn and Granite Sports.

Always the last weekend of June.

Always FREE ADMISSION!  2017 Dates: June 23-25

​Patron Preview Party 6-8 PM Friday, June 23. Contact the office for tickets.

SCULPTURE IN THE HILLS 2017
Schedule of Events

TENT HOURS:
Saturday, June 24, 10am- 7pm
Sunday, June 25, 10am- 4pm

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS VOTING:

All weekend- please vote

(one vote per person, please)!

Friday, June 23 6-8pm – Sponsors’ & Patrons’ Reception 
Advance tickets required – call 605-574-2810

SATURDAY EVENTS UNDER THE TENT: 
11-11:45am: Bronze artist Jim Green will give a presentation on the process of creating a sculpture in bronze.

1-1:45pm: Kids’ Art: Create innovative sculptures with art teacher Gina Kassube, followed by ice cream at Turtletown!
(Must pre-register. Call 605-574-2810 no later than Friday, June 23. Limited to 15 children aged 6 to 12).

2-2:45pm: Jeff Schaezle demonstrates hammer and chisel techniques on stone.

3-3:45pm: Becky Grismer shows how she creates her tree-bark figures with a mix of traditional materials and items found in nature.

Saturday All Day:  Food Sculpture-Walk  - visit Hill City shops to see creative food sculptures!  (Map provided) 

7 – 8:30pm: “Dale Lamphere Presents Dignity: From Concept to Installation” free public reception at Warrior’s Work & Ben West Gallery

SUNDAY EVENTS UNDER THE TENT:
11-11:45am: Peg Detmers shows how bronze artists work in a variety of materials to achieve their desired effects.

1-1:45pm: Jeff Schaezle demonstrates hammer and chisel techniques on stone.

2-2:45pm: Becky Grismer shows how she creates her tree-bark figures with a mix of traditional materials and items found in nature.

3pm: Announcement of People’s Choice Awards.