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Neighborhood notes
Based on more than 70 submissions to date, here’s how the week is shaping up… The Avenues’ streetscape will come alive on Friday…
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Office hours
Let's talk Art Week... Mondays at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m.See you in the Zoom room!
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Neighborhood sequence
Thanks to input from artists and other community leaders, the 2022 program concentrates activity and attention on neighborhood activations. The…
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Group Creatives invites central Iowa artists to join Art Week Des Moines 2022. Submissions are now being accepted through April 1 for events and projects that will take place June 17 - June 23 in the Columbus Park, Drake/Dogtown, Franklin Area, Oak Park/Highland Park, The Avenues, and Valley Junction neighborhoods. Artists celebrating Pride or Juneteenth are especially encouraged to submit.

Events will be held indoors as well and outdoors, and artists can be paired with local venues in each neighborhood. Art Week is welcome to all interested in showcasing their work among the diverse offering of creative expression growing in Des Moines.

In its eighth year, Art Week Des moines remains a genre-blending celebration of art and artists in the Des Moines metro, anchored by neighborhood host sites. Past events have included art scavenger hunts, artist-built mini-golf, slow-motion parades, art talks, plein air painting, gallery hopping, neighborhood takeovers, live mural painting, and a coloring book with designs drawn by local artists.


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