Saturday, June 29th
1. Slo-Mo Parade 10:00AM
Join Laze artist Rachel Buse is a slow motion parade in Downtown Des Moines on Saturday. June 29, meeting at 10 AM by the giant umbrella at Cowles Commons. Wear comfortable shows. RSVP HERE
2. Interrobang Film Festival - 11:00AM - 10:00PM
The Interrobang Film Festival presented by AARP Movies for Grownups, is three days filled with films and communication between filmmakers and audience members. The audience, whether cinema enthusiasts or curious newcomers, can experience curated screenings of 55 films form 30 different countries. Films are screened Friday, June 28th - Sunday, June 30th in the South wing of the Des Moines Public Library located on the Des Moines Arts Festival site.
Part juried competition, part public screening and part workshop, the unique film festival event allows people to experience films from artists around the globe. The term "interrobang" indicates a non-standard punctuation mark in an exclamatory manner, as in, "What are YOU doing for Art Week 2019?!" This mixture of query and interjection leaves room for reflection, contemplation and exploration. Since 2007, the Des Moines Arts Festival has presented the INterrobang Film Festival as part of its three-day lineup bringing the art of the film to Festival guests June 28-30th. For a complete list and schedule of the films in this year's festival, please click here.
3. Des Moines Arts Festival 11:00AM - 10:00PM
The eleven-time Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival, presented by Nationwide, is being held June 28-30, 2019. This free annual three-day arts and culture festival will surround the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park. DMAF invites you to “…go where it takes you…” by engaging with 180 invited professional visual artists, emerging Iowa artists, the cutting-edge Interrobang Film Festival, live music, performing arts, interactive arts activities, award-winning community outreach programs, live artist workshops and demonstrations, artisan food, and beverages for every taste. There is truly something for everyone to enjoy, so mark your calendars! For more information, click here.