Admission at the Redlin Art Center is always free, and we’re open almost every day of the year.
Plan Your Visit
NOTE: REDLIN ART CENTER TEMPORARILY CLOSED IN AN ATTEMPT TO SOCIALLY DISTANCE AND SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19.
Experience the Redlin Art Center in Watertown, SD where all are welcome
The Redlin Art Center invites art admirers, outdoor enthusiasts, and families to meet at the intersection of art and nature. View over 150 Terry Redlin originals and explore some of the natural settings that inspired the artist, first-hand.
The Redlin Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation. The Redlin Center continues to give back to the community that supported Terry Redlin’s artistic endeavors by offering parking and admission free of charge.
We want to help make your visit to Watertown memorable. If you’re coming from out of town, spend time exploring Terry Redlin’s hometown. We have landmarks and attractions for tourists of all ages. Or make a weekend of your trip and take advantage of our discount travel packages. You can also plan your visit to coincide with one of our special events.
You won’t have to leave anyone behind. The grounds are perfect for walking your pets, but please keep them securely leashed at all times. Animals (except ADA-regulated service animals) are not allowed inside the Redlin Art Center or the Redlin Pavilion. All animals must be leashed on grounds for their own safety as well as the comfort of our other guests. Please be courteous of others and pick up after your animal.
The Redlin Art Center is located directly off the I-29 and U.S. Highway 212 interchange on the eastern edge of Watertown, South Dakota. You can see our distinguished brick building from the main highway!
Flying in? The Watertown Regional Airport provides service to and from:
- Watertown, South Dakota
- Pierre, South Dakota
- Denver, Colorado
The Redlin Art Center is open to visitors year-round. Our typical hours are:
- Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Sunday: 12 p.m.–4 p.m. (CLOSED SUNDAYS JANUARY THROUGH MARCH)
Memorial Day through Labor Day, hours are extended to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Groups are our specialty. Our knowledgeable staff can customize itineraries for student and adult group tours. Arrange for a Redlin Art Center representative to guide you through the galleries, providing intimate details about the paintings. Groups also receive a video orientation as an introduction to the artist and his work. Dine with us too. We offer catered sack lunches packed in a Terry Redlin gift bag!
Visit our group tours page to learn more and book a tour.
From the West Kemp Avenue bridge in Riverside Park to the current treehouse on the corner of 9th Avenue North and 2nd Street East, many places around Watertown can be seen in Redlin’s paintings.
View our guide to the city, a map of Watertown locations in Redlin paintings, and other attractions on our about Watertown page.
We love when groups can experience Terry’s paintings together. Here’s how we help make group visits special, and what you can do to make sure things go smoothly for your group.
Explore Terry’s hometown during your visit. You can tour sites from his paintings or top city attractions like the Bramble Park Zoo. If you’re staying overnight, explore lodging options too.