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ART WEEK: PART ONE

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Mark Raymer’s “No Method, Only Madness”, an etching on view on the fourth floor during the Fitch Open House. 

F I T C H  O P E N  S T U D I O S

For Art Week, the Fitch is opening their doors for a Summer Open House on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 PM. Individual spaces are hosting zine readings, pop up exhibitions, spontaneous happenings and free wine and snacks. On the fourth floor, Jeffrey Thompson and Catherine Dreiss will be exhibiting “four Print Exchanges featuring artists from across the country.” Dazzle your eyes with the delicate, sweet impressions on paper from over 75 artists. Fitch open house info here.

A R T  W E E K :  P A R T  O N E

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M O N D A Y :

10 AM - StreetCred Studios Ribbon-cutting and Open House ArtForceIowa

11:30 AM - Drop-in Tour: Pappajohn Sculpture Park Downtown

5 PM - Sticks Artists Opening Night East Village

6 PM - A Conversation with Creators Crane Artist Lofts *Tickets Required*

6 PM - Plein Aire Reception & Auction Viaduct Gallery

6 PM - Des Moines City Ride - Art Week! Des Moines Social Club

Bankers Trust Iowa Artists Collection Ruan Center *On view daily till Jun 24*

Three Shots in the Back of the Head - Photography by Kristian Day  Tacopocalypse *On view daily till Jun 26*

The Art of David Hytone & Joe Heaps Nelson Five Monkeys *On view daily till Jun 30*

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T U E S D A Y :

5 PM -  Art of The Craft - Art Week Moberg Gallery

5 PM - An Evening with the Saturday Afternoon Sketch Club Polk County Heritage Gallery

5:30 - Twisted Art Twisted Vine Brewery *Tickets Required*

6 PM - We Must Arise and Act! The Residential

6 PM - Fitch Building Open Studios Summer !

7:30 - Good Kid Rob Zine Reading - Studio 404

7 PM - PKN Des Moines Vol. 25 Noce

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W E D N E S D A Y :

4 PM - ZINES! ZINES ! ZINES ! Workshop ! Ritual Cafe

5:30 PM - Quick Draw Red Door Photo and Design 

6 PM - MO Multimedia Exhibit Moberg on Walnut

7 PM - Urban Visionaries Art Show Opening Viaduct Gallery

*On view till Jun 26*

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LOOK AHEAD TO ART WEEK PART TWO

ART TERRARIUM - SELL YOUR ART  DEADLINE JUN 23

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Join Tiffany Sinnott, Levi Biel, Rob Stephens and help destroy mainstream corporate media with your tell all zines. 4-6 at Ritual Cafe Jun 22 ( Yes, during art week !) Drawing by the talented Levi Biel , 2016.