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ASDM 2023 "Working Together for South Dakota" Conference in Spearfish Oct 8th-10th!

Join us at the lovely High Plains Western Heritage Museum in Spearfish, SD for our annual ASDM Conference: Working Together for South Dakota! Conference will kick off on October 8th with an evening reception together followed by two days of motivational speakers who strive to help preserve the history of South Dakota and the surrounding areas.  

Registrations is open now! Click here to register.

Block of Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the SPEARFISH HOLIDAY INN, 605.642.4683


ASDM believes that museums have an irreplaceable role in South Dakota as guardians of our cultural and natural history legacies. ASDM supports its organizational members through grants which are designated to help museums of all sizes, types and budgets fulfill their important missions. 

ASDM is proud to sponsor $250 scholarships to the annual conference which is being held at the High Plains Western Heritage Museum in Spearfish, SD on Oct 9-10th. 

What is ASDM?

The Association of South Dakota Museums is a community of people who love to explore history, art, science, and culture outside the box. We preserve objects and share stories to remember, to enlighten, and to inspire.

ASDM is a great way to network and find support for your museum.

Become a member today!

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2023 ASDM looking for award nominations!

The Association of South Dakota Museums supports and acknowledges outstanding contributions to the museum field. Members of ASDM are invited to nominate individuals or museums for the Excellence in Exhibits, Excellence in Leadership, or Excellence in Community Programming or Collaboration. Awards are only available to ASDM member museums, their staff, board members, and volunteers. Awardees will be acknowledged at ASDM’s annual meeting with a certificate, through media news releases, social media, and the ASDM newsletter and website.

 To Nominate a group, organization or individual please click HERE


ASDM Offering Coffee Talks in 2023! Grab a cup of coffee and join us for these free virtual classes. 

September 6th at 2pm CT: "2023 ASDM Conference." Find out some of the highlights and learn about the 2023 Conference and scholarship opportunities that are available. 

December 6th at 2pm CT: "ASDM Virtual Christmas Party and Ugly Sweater Contest." Join us for a virtual check-in as we discuss the upcoming year.  


***All classes require a registration in order to attend. A Team's link will be emailed to you prior to the event.***


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