Previous Press Releases

Previous Press Releases


AUGUST 14, 2013

Native Arts Festival Coming to Main Street Square

Join the celebration of Native American art at Main Street Square on Sat., Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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JULY 16, 2013

Main Street Square sculpor talks begin this week.

Main Street Square sculptor Masayuki Nagase kicks off his schedule of artist's talks and open studio sessions this week.

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JUNE 25, 2013

Opening of Passage is Monday at Main Street Square

RAPID CITY, SD - The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind and Water begins Monday, July 1, at 8 a.m. at Main Street Square in Downtown Rapid City.

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JANUARY 10, 2013

Main Street Square Artist Available fro Interviews

RAPID CITY, SD - Masayuki Nagase, the artist who will be carving the granite sculptures at Main Street Square, will be available for media interviews at the Dahl Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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JANUARY 3, 2013

Main Street Square Granite Sculptor exhibit opens

RAPID CITY, SD - Masayuki Nagase, the artist selected to carve the granite sculptures in Main Street Square will present an exhibit of his past work and selected design plans for the downtow Rapid City project at the Dahl Arts Center from Jan. 11 to Feb. 8.

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DECEMBER 21, 2012

Website for The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind and Water unveiled 


RAPID CITY—Destination Rapid City today unveiled a new website for The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind and Water, the $2 million project in Downtown Rapid City’s Main Street Square that is among the largest privately-funded public art commissions underway in the country. The website can be viewed at


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DECEMBER 11, 2012

Sculptor Brings Nature's Beauty and Optimism to Main Street Square Granite

RAPID CITY, SD ­– Following a year-long international selection process, granite sculptor Masayuki Nagase has been chosen to carve low-relief impressions of the region’s natural and cultural past, present and future on the 21 granite pieces at Main Street Square, Destination Rapid City announced today.

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