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weekly art forecasts from Central Iowa

Who’s exhibiting and opportunities for artists

Week of Friday the 13th
Amen Ellis  MAPLE / 2018, silver gelatin print ( source )

Amen Ellis MAPLE / 2018, silver gelatin print (source)

Thursday

5 PM Jill Wells & Lainey Beck The Great Frame Up

5 PM Amee Ellis Botanical Center

7 PM Poetry UnPlugged Ritual Cafe

7 PM 2019 Fingerman Lecture Series: Franklin Sirmans Des Moines Art Center

Friday

11 AM Aaron Tinder Artist Talk Grand View University

5 PM Kicking Abstract & Taking Names Moberg Gallery

Saturday

Noon Opening: Vanessa German | sometimeswecannotbewithourbodies Omaha

7:30 Off Script: Scenic Route Civic Center Stoner Theater

Opportunities

**new and last chance

**ART INSTALLATIONS TRUE/FALSE FILM FEST 2020 Deadline September 16th

2020 Art on the Campus Call for Artists Deadline September 30

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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Rachel Buse
Week of 8/30 & 9/6
designonmain20     We’re excited to kick off our fall 2019 season with Hide and Seek, an interactive exhibition by Julia Franklin! ( @juliafranklinart ) Come check out her playfully nostalgic installation spaces on Main Street today during gallery hours from 2-5pm or join us for the reception on Friday evening from 5-8pm. ( source )

designonmain20 We’re excited to kick off our fall 2019 season with Hide and Seek, an interactive exhibition by Julia Franklin! (@juliafranklinart) Come check out her playfully nostalgic installation spaces on Main Street today during gallery hours from 2-5pm or join us for the reception on Friday evening from 5-8pm. (source)

Friday

6 PM Hide & Seek: Reception & Gallery Talk

7 PM Sean Buchsbaum DSM Brew

Monday

9 AM Des Moines Mini Maker Faire Science Center of Iowa

Thursday

Noon Momentum Art Competition: Photograph Your Art Momentum Studio

5 PM Women's Rights Are Human Rights International Poster Exhibition Anderson Gallery Drake University

Friday

5 PM First Friday // Express Yourself Mainframe

5 PM Watercolors Linked by Friendship Frame Works

6 PM Fuzzy Recollections / Kelsey Magnolia The Lift

7 PM Andy Pestotnik Art Reception the Basement

Opportunities

**new and last chance

**Apply today for the Black Friday holiday show on November 29, 2019! Deadline extended! 

**Call for Artists, Not Your Average Art Show Deadline September 1

ART INSTALLATIONS TRUE/FALSE FILM FEST 2020 Deadline September 16th

2020 Art on the Campus Call for Artists Deadline September 30

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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Rachel Buse
Week of 8/23

Friday

4 PM Closing: I'd Rather Count Bricks on a Wall Julia J. Wolfe Public Space One current artist in digital residence

5 PM Recluse! Garage! Sale! Art Terrarium

6 PM After Hours: The Way We Are Art Terrarium

Saturday

11 AM Recluse! Garage! Sale! Art Terrarium

5 PM Yellow Door Salon Series No. 19 Mainframe tickets required

6 PM Limited Space IV | Art Show + Dance Party Des Moines Social Club

Sunday

1:30 PM Joyce J. Scott: My Best Voice is an Artist Des Moines Art Center reservation recommended

6:30 PM 2019 Cloris Awards Ceremony Hoyt Sherman Place

Tuesday

5 PM dsm Magazine September/October issue unveiling The River Center

Wednesday

7 PM Riverview Artist Salon 17 Des Moines Social Club

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Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Julia J. Wolfe

Opportunities

**new and last chance

**Apply today for the Black Friday holiday show on November 29, 2019! Deadline extended! 

**Tallgrass Theatre Company Auditions for Wait Until Dark August 26-27

**Call for Artists, Not Your Average Art Show Deadline September 1

ART INSTALLATIONS TRUE/FALSE FILM FEST 2020 Deadline September 16th

2020 Art on the Campus Call for Artists Deadline September 30

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

Support Art Beacon on Patreon for a dollar a month.

Rachel Buse