Art Week is here! Customize your must see list.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Customize your own #artweekdsm2020 schedule:   Read more

Calls for Art

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Art Week 2020 Calls For Art Don't have time to organize your own event? Join one of the following projects currently looking for participants.  All... Read more

What are you planning for Art Week 2020?

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Planning for Art Week 2020 is moving full steam ahead keeping the dates June 19-26th. We want to respond to these unusual times with meaningful art experiences from a safe social... Read more

KICK OFF 2020 - How To Get Started

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

  Art Week planning is under way. To get started, do the following: Sign Up for Sched 2020. All events will be listed here in the weeks to... Read more

Art Week 2020 Kick Off March 11th

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Art Week Des Moines is a citywide, week long celebration of the arts. It's always the week leading up to the Des Moines Arts Festival. We join forces,... Read more

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

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Bankers Trust Participates in Art Week Des Moines, Unveils Its Iowa Artists Collection Traveling collection includes 12 works by artists living and working in Iowa. Des... Read more

COIL - Paper Installation by Molly Spain

Monday, June 17, 2019

COIL - Paper Installation by artist Molly Spain View Molly Spain’s latest paper installation at St Kilda on 5th and their new cafe & bakery on Locust!... Read more

Create you interactive schedule for Art Week.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

  Visit on your phone and desktop of search through an interactive schedule of what's happening during... Read more

Uplift Iowa features Art Week Artists

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Uplift Iowa is a passion project aiming to highlight the voices of artists, advocates and organizations across a variety of mediums and genres in Iowa.... Read more

900views Podcast Interviews Art Week Artists

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

For the first time, there will be an Art Week Opening Ceremony. With the help of Sören Albah and Lyndon Haselhuhn, they've partnered with us and 80+... Read more

Call for Artists: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul - Episcopal

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Call for Artists: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul - Episcopal will host an Organ Concert and Art Show Friday June 28 during #artweekdsm2019.  Info for... Read more

Call for Artists: #somewhereindesmoines photo contest

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Have you ever noticed odd places “somewhere in Des Moines” worth a photograph? Would you share those moments with us? Tatiana Gia - “creator” of... Read more

Previews posted of the events pitched in the Arts Marketing Shark Tank

Thursday, May 16, 2019

    At a recent Arts Marketing Shark Tank, three brave artists pitched their plans for Art Week Des Moinesto a panel of media and... Read more

Free Art Friday reveals the 2019 Art Week Poster Artist

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Free Art Friday reveals the 2019 Art Week Poster Artist This years Art Week poster artist, Karen Lewis, was discovered in a game of hiding free art in... Read more

Arts Marketing Shark Tank

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Come watch three local artists pitch their plans for Art Week Des Moines (June 21-28) to a panel of media and marketing experts and see if they'll... Read more

Art Week 2019 Kick Off Meeting

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Hello!  On Monday March 4th at 6:00PM, Olson Larsen is hosting a short meeting to kick off planning for Art Week 2019. The dates are June 21 - 28th. Art Beacon is... Read more

What's on your Art Week Sched?

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Two ways to plan your Art Week: Download this Printable Intinerary: Art Week 2018 or Create a custom schedule with the Art Week 2018 Sched for all... Read more

Art Week Poster Reveal - Free Color Page Download

Thursday, June 7, 2018

          If you have been diligently reading the Art Week Instagram, you may have seen a few of Mia Farrell’s beautiful drawings of artistic sites in Des Moines. The 2018 Art Week poster... Read more

4th Annual Plein Air Painting Festival Announced

Thursday, February 15, 2018

4th Annual 48 Hour Plein Air Painting Festival: 48 hours of outdoor painting in your favorite Des Moines location, culminating in an artist reception and... Read more

2018 Urban Visionaries Show Announced

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Visionary Services, Inc, a website design and development company in Des Moines, IA is happy to announce the fifth year of the Urban Visionaries art... Read more

2018 Art Week is Officially Announced

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Art Week 2018 What will YOU do for Art Week 2018? The fourth annual Art Week Des Moines will take place June 18  - June 24th.  Art Week is an artist... Read more

DSMWeekly June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Many thanks to the DSMWeekly email blast that put out the word about Art Week 2017 in their June 13 edition.       DSMWeekly ART WEEK, A CRESCENDO... Read more

Des Moines Storytellers Project event announced

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Art Week Des Moines is happy to share the news about the recently announced Des Moines Storytellers Project.  This event is to be held June 21st at Bash... Read more

Fitch Building Print Portfolio Night Announced for AW 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

We are very excited to announce that the Fith Building will be participating in Art Week 2017.  Fitch will be hosting a Print Portfolio show during the... Read more

Art Week 2017 is Officially in the Planning stages

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

It's January 2017 and that means it is time to start looking forward to Art Week 2017!   Planning meetings are already hapening and various groups are already... Read more

OMG DSM - new podcast

Monday, June 20, 2016

Check out the great podcast from OMGDSM.   K.O Myers caught up with a number of the Art Week Des Moines committee members and art luminaries from around... Read more

Art Route Des Moines Announced

Monday, June 20, 2016

Monday, June 20, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY Area Leaders to Unveil Major Regional Public Art Project at Press Conference  What:              Area leaders will unveil details and officially launch the Art Route path in Downtown Des Moines, as well as share exciting new... Read more

Des Moines Art Festival just weeks away..

Thursday, June 9, 2016

 Des Moines Arts Festival® allows guests to "go where it takes you…®"  Des Moines, IA–June 8, 2016 – Following the Des Moines Arts Festival® call to action to "go where it takes you…®" shouldn't be... Read more

Larassa Kabel Selected for Public Art Bus Wrap

Friday, May 27, 2016

  Tuesday, 26 May 2016 Larassa Kabel Selected as Artist for Fourth Public Art Bus Wrap Des Moines, IA — The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation announces that the... Read more

Student Mural Back on Track - Des Moines Register

Thursday, May 19, 2016

As we head into Art Week 2016 there has been plenty of activity in the art scene in Des Moines.  None more visible than the scuffle over the student made... Read more

Co-Creators of Art Week Liz Rodgers Adelman and David Safris Grace the Pages of dsm Magazine

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Last night's unveiling of the May/June issue of dsm magazine was a big night for Art Week Des Moines! More than 500 guests swarmed the modern and rustic-chic... Read more

Des Moines Central Library Opens New Gallery

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Exciting news for Iowa Artists.  The Des Moines Central Library is opening a new gallery on June 1st 2016.  Fueche Vang tells us that the new gallery "... Read more

Salon 4700 Schedules art week 2016 event

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Art Week Des Moines is happy to announce the Des Moines Art Center member group Salon 4700 has scheduled an event the Monday of Art Week 2016. Salon 4700... Read more

Fitch Building Schedules Art Week Des Moines Event

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Fitch Studios building has been an important part of the Des Moines art scene for many years.  For 2016 they are hosting an open house as part of Art... Read more

Art Week 2016 Kicks off

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Art Week Des Moines 2016 announced! After a hugely successful inagural event in 2015 the Art Week Des Moines event is offiicially launched for 2016.  A... Read more

Thank you to Art Beacon

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Art Beacon Blog has added the Art Week schedule to their website.   Many thanks to the Art Beacon team for the support.   They also did a feature on... Read more

Art Week Des Moines covered in Downtown Des Moines Magazine

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Check out the great article about Art Week Des Moines in the Downtown Living Magazine Art Week is a new concept that David Safris first envisioned and was able... Read more

Art Week Des Moines Press Release

Monday, June 8, 2015

Des Moines, IA– June 8, 2015 – A new multi-day festival celebrating local artists debuts June 22-28.  Art Week Des Moines is designed to generate excitement for local art... Read more

Art Week Des Moines keeps growing

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Well, it is officially a week of art and fun in Des Moines, Iowa for the first annual Art Week Des Moines. Many great venues have stepped forward with... Read more

Art Week Des Moines in DSM weekly

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

A big thank you from Art Week Des Moines to Belle Du Chene and the DSM weekly for their coverage in the April 28 email blast.  Art Week Des Moines To Debut By... Read more

Social Club Announces Painting Event

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Des Moines Social Club has announced an exciting new event for Art Week Des Moines:  Plein Aire Painting Festival Cyndi Pederson of the Des Moines... Read more

Urban Visionaries Announces Art Week Show

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Urban Visionaries Art Week Show 2015. Visionary Services, Inc. has announced the second installment of the Urban Visionaries show. The show will be... Read more

Des Moines Arts Festival and Art Week Des Moines

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Des Moines Arts Festival has announced its dates and their lineup of events for the 2015 season. The Arts Festival will anchor the closing weekend... Read more
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