Thursday, June 27th

2019 Sched Calendar is now available!  Use sched on your computer or phone to quickly find events and make your own calendar:

1. Van Holmgren’s new show will be up at The Lift

Additional information coming soon..

2. Wooly’s heART show 7PM - 9PM by MOREZARTE

This event by Morezarte is FREE to public and will include:
Live Entertainment
Live Art
Live Jazz Artist Perfomance
Ribbon acrobatics
Silent Auction
Proceeds to American Heart Assoc. of Iowa
Full Bar
Networking and opportunity to view local artists select original works.

3. Paint! Freeze! Dance! Party - East Side Library 11AM  -11:30AM

Stomp on by our outdoor space for a special art event after Preschool Storytime (10:30-11:00) where we will create with our feet with the beat! Listen to music, practice freezing in the moment, and have fun with paint outdoors. Please wear clothes that can get messy. In case of rain, alternate activities will be held indoors. East Side Library at 2559 Hubbell Avenue

4. Watercolor Suprise / Sorpresa Acuarela - East Side Library 4PM  - 4:40PM

Come to the East Side Library at 2559 Hubbell Avenue to try your hand at watercolor painting and find a surprise as well. All materials will be supplied at this free event for the whole family. Vengan a pintar usando acuarelas, y encuentren una sorpresa! Para toda la familia.

5. Des Moines Artist Studio Visits 2019: Hannah Sung Feat. Brad Podray  6PM - 9PM 

Join Hannah Sung Feat Brad Podray for a studio tour - View the Studio Visits Flyer Here

6. Des Moines Artist Studio Visits 2019: Hannah Wittlesey 6PM - 9PM 

Join Hannah Wittlesey for a studio tour - View the Studio Visits Flyer Here

7. Open Mic Thursday X Live Painting DSM Brew Coffee Co 6PM -10PM

Live painting June 27th in conjunction with Open Mic Thursday. We will be featuring four artists, two being Maggie Douglas (our featured artist for June) and Laura Todd. 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Suite #140 Des Moines, IA 50309. Facebook event information and information here: 

8. Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure Poetry Readings - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure, 2723 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312, for Art Week poets. Thursday will feature Michaela Mullin and Robert Tremmel.

9. The Inside at Olsen Larsen Project Space  5PM - 8PM

Soft sculpture, interactive installation - details to come.

While in the junction, the farmer's market will be in full swing.

A Very Exaggerated and Even Slower Parade will begin at Ol Guild around 5 PM and loop through the veggie venders. A reception will follow and Portrait Studio will be setup to immortalize the moment. **$10 per face.**

10. Uncommonly Captured - Botanical Gardens Reception 5PM - 7PM

Join Jess Quinn at the Botanical Gardens for a reception to celebrate the Uncommonly Captured show. The show will be up June 25th through September 8th.

11. Des Moines Art Center - Tandem Gallery Dialogue + Cocktails with the Artist  6:30PM

Join Artist Carrie Moyer and Assistant Curator Jared Ledesma for a discussion of the exhibition Queer Abstraction. Mingle with the speakers afterwards enjoying Carrie’s cocktail of choice, a Paloma.

Cocktails hosted by the Membership Department.  Reservations required

12. Rebel Art Alliance Summer Night Party - 7PM - 10PM

Rebel Art Alliance is hosting an intimate night with the creative community with outside tunes, pretty lights, local art vendors and hopefully you. This DIY art event is in our president's front yard in the River Bend neighborhood. Come enjoy a summer night with Rebel Art Alliance. 1510 9th st DSM, IA 50214  FREE!!!!!

13. Bankers Trust Participates in Art Week Des Moines, Unveils Its Iowa Artists Collection

Bankers Trust has unveiled a fantastic collection of artwork by 12 artists living and working in Iowa. The Iowa Artists Collection will be on display throughout Art Week Des Moines in the Ruan Center lobby at 453 7th Street in downtown Des Moines. The public is invited to view the collection June 24-28, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thanks to Bankers Trust for being a strong supporter of the arts in Central Iowa!

Art Week Des Moines is presented by: