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President Barack Obama Statue Unveiling Celebration
July 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The newest addition to our City of Presidents statues–the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama–will be unveiled on Saturday, July 13 at 12:01pm at The Elks Theatre in Rapid City, South Dakota, across from the The Hotel Alex Johnson. The life-size bronze statue of President Obama was created by artist James Van Nuys.
The ceremony will begin with the Color Guard from Ellsworth Air Force Base. At the conclusion of the ceremony, you’re invited to The Garage – Rapid City for a party hosted by The Garage to celebrate the addition of President Obama to Downtown Rapid City. Please RSVP.
The Garage is a collaborative co-working space located close to where the President will be permanently installed on Monday, July 15.
The City of Presidents is a privately funded project that has raised over two and a half million dollars to fund the statues which can be found on the corners of Main Street and Saint Joseph Street.