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The Scherr Howe Event Center

(Home of the Oscar Howe Murals)

Spanning the Scherr-Howe Event Center's interior walls are ten murals painted by the late Oscar Howe as part of a WPA project in April through June of 1942. Five scenes on the southern wall represent “Ceremonies of the Sioux” and five on the northern wall depict “History Along the Missouri”.  These larger than life murals are some of the earliest professional works by Howe, a native South Dakotan and a Yanktonai Dakota of the Crow Creek Sioux tribe.

Click here to see detailed pictures and audio descriptions of the murals.

Take a free digital walking tour of the murals at http://oscarhowetour.wordpress.com/ or stop by the Scherr Howe from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday to see them in person. Visiting on a weekend? Contact the Mobridge Area Chamber to set up a tour by appointment.

Today, the building is used for everything from sporting events to wedding receptions. The City has catering options, a planner checklist, policies, and rate information available. To book the Scherr-Howe Event Center for your upcoming event, check our scheduling calendar to see if your date is available then and email Kayla at info@mobridge.com or call 605-845-2500 to make reservations.

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