Art Week Des Moines 2017 - Events


This list shows the events that are confirmed for Art Week 2017. Check back often as more venues are contacting us with great ideas! 

 

Monday, June 19th


 

1. Plein Air Painting event with the Des Moines Social Club

Use your creative skills to paint a canvas to be displayed at the Des Moines Social Club.  You pick up your canvas on Friday and have the weekend to paint a scene in the Des Moines area.  All of the completed works will be displayed in the show Monday June 9th in the Viaduct Gallery.   Note: There will be a small supply fee for participation.  Additional Details to be announced.   What is Plein Air Painting?  We are happy you asked.. use this helpful link to get up to speed.

 

Tuesday June 20th


 

1. Fitch Building Open House

Fitch building will host an open house for Art Week 2017.  More details to follow and you can keep up to date on the Fitch Building through their Facebook Page.

 

Wednesday June 21st


 

1. Salon 4700 hosts Conversations with Creators at Mainframe Studios

Details to be announced.  Salon 4700 is a member group with the Des Moines Art Center. This event will be the first hosted event at the new Mainframe Studios in Des Moines.  Click for more information on Salon 4700.  Click for more information on Mainframe Studios. 

 

Thursday, June 22nd


1. Urban Visionaries Show at the Des Moines Social Club - 7:00PM - Close

The Urban Visionaries show focuses on urban artists from around the world.  Artists such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, etc will be shown in the Viaduct Gallery.  The opening night will feature, music, drinks, and lots of great art. 

 

Friday, June 23rd


 

1. Des Moines Arts Festival Opens!  11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Join the Des Moines Arts Festival in the Western Gateway Park in Downtown Des Moines.  Check here for full information.

 

Saturday, June 24th


 

1. Des Moines Arts Festival  11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Join the Des Moines Arts Festival in the Western Gateway Park in Downtown Des Moines.  Check here for full information.

 

Sunday June 25th


 

1. Des Moines Arts Festival  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the Des Moines Arts Festival in the Western Gateway Park in Downtown Des Moines.  Check here for full information.

 

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