May 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Heart of the Prairie, an exhibit featuring the collaborative work of two South Dakota artists, is currently available for viewing at the Dakota Discovery Museum.
May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Sundays and Wednesdays.
May 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Mitchell’s Dakota Discovery Museum will host Omaha writer on Thursday, May 19.
October 25, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Being the executive director of the Dakota Discovery Museum is not all glamour.
When an alarm sounds indicating the sump pump has failed, endangering the carefully maintained atmosphere at the museum, it always seems to happen in the middle of the night, according to Lori Holmberg, the museum’s executive director. “I come down and beat it into submission,” Holmberg said with a chuckle. “I get it to start again.” She also shifts displays and hauls art pieces from storage to the museum. Holmberg said the job entails selecting exhibits, raising money and doing whatever else needs to be done. Continue Reading