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N E W S :

T O N I G H T  Thursday April 24:

7 PM - Art Vacancy - Opening Ceremony **Begin at the corner of Main Street and Kellogg Avenue in Ames**

7 PM - Jim Duede Photo Exhibit Opening

T O M O R R O W  Friday April 25:

4 PM - Story County Education Exhibition - Octagon Center for the Arts

6 PM - Art-A-Holics’s hosts Hooray for Hollywood

7 PM - Art Vacancy - All Vacancies Open

9 PM - Art Vacancy After Party

S A T U R D A Y  April 26:

1 PM - Art Vacancy - All Vacancies Open

S U N D A Y  April 27:

1 PM - Art Vacancy - All Vacancies Open

3:30 PM - Figure Drawing at the Des Moines Social Club

D E A D L I N E S :

Snapshot 2014 Octagon Center for the Arts DEADLINE APRIL 28

Grin City - Fall Session Grinnell, IA DEADLINE May 1

Artist Fellowship Guidelines Des Moines IA DEADLINE MAY 1

Project Grant - Iowa Arts Council Des Moines IA DEADLINE MAY 1

CASA (Creative Artists’ Studios of Ames) is organizing a local studio tour on Saturday, October 4th 10am-5pm. There is a fee to participate. CASA will provide coordination and publicity for the event. Email Amanda Barr ( for more information. DEADLINE May 1

Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & DrawingIowa City, IA NOW HIRING

Market Day 2014 Des Moines IA APPLY NOW

Reinbeck Art Festival Reinbeck, Iowa DEADLINE June 2

More opportunities, visit often, updated weekly.

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