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About Us



A community that embraces the arts, culture, and the humanities.


To nurture and support the arts and humanities in our community.


Because we value the benefits of art, culture, and the humanities in the overall quality of life, and in collaboration with our statewide arts organizations, the HCAC Board of Directors:

  • Believe that the arts and humanities are more than creative outlets for individuals; they express the lifeblood of our human experience, provide context for our collective experience, and form the foundation of history’s permanent record.

  • Educate the public about the benefits of the Creative Economy, and how arts-related programming contributes to not only the quality of life, but also the foundational economic base.

  • Support the inclusion of aesthetic elements in streetscapes, the city center, pedestrian thoroughfares, and other physical community aspects, so as to contribute to quality of life in the community.

  • Encourage artists through supporting their ability to work, and assisting in their exposure to the public.

  • Assure that arts education is available to all students, so as to assist South Dakota youth to think more creatively, test better, and quality for the most fulfilling employment opportunities, as per national statistics regarding art education.

  • Encourage the inclusion of art in public buildings, which inspires the public and connects various aspects of the community.

2022 Contributions to our Community

High School Senior Scholarships 2022:  $2,500.00 worth of scholarships from Open Stage proceeds.

Live on Stage: Charities that benefited by providing food for the event.

- Hill City High School Prom Committee (twice)

- Hill City Young Life

- Little White Church Youth Group

- Little White Church Mission Trip Committee

Hill City Advertising
Evergreen Garden Club-purchased wreath

Hill City EDC membership

Black Hill Quilt Guild membership

South Dakota Arts membership
Tree, Trains, Christmas Trees at the Railroad Museum
Hill City Senior Center corporate membership
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation
Steve Thorp Award

2021 Contributions to our Community

Hill City's Star Spangled Independence Celebration:  Parade Entry, and $500.00 for live music in the park.


Hill City Homecoming Parade:  Entry in the parade.


South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary:  $500.00 for Christmas for Veterans.


Hill City Senior Center:  $50.00 Membership & Partnership with Sculpture In The Hills Event.


Hill City Economic Development Corp.:  $99.00 Membership.


Crazy Horse Storytellers:  $125.00 Membership.


Arts South Dakota:  $100.00 Membership.


Black Hills Quilt Guild:  $40.00 Membership.


High School Senior Scholarships 2022:  $2.000.00 worth of scholarships from Open Stage proceeds.


Hill City School, Missoula Children's Theater:  $500.00 Donation.


Scott Luken Memorial:  SITH Artists Memorial $100.00


Mason's Delta Dental = Free Dental Work For our Loca Children:  $200.00 donation.

Board of Directors


President: Kristie Van Bogart
Vice President: JoAnn Hoffman
Secretary: Emily Rowe

Treasurer: Charlotte Cushman

Coordinator: Twila Morris

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