February 2015 - Ditch Asparagus, Iowa NEXT, Thomas Prinz, MORE
D Ryan Allen is playing art show. The Curator: Frankenstein. The exhibition features works by: Destro, Leatherneck, Boba Fett, Warduke, Iron Man, Snake Eyes, and Frankenstein Source: D Ryan Allen
- Nick Cave is coming to the art center. The artist not the musician. Reservations open Feb 10th.
- Contact your legislature about Iowa NEXT :
“Governor Branstad announced a new quality of life initiative called Iowa Next….a new $26 million fund investing in local and regional quality of life projects that support cultural, natural and recreational community enhancement priorities across Iowa.This new statewide grant program would be administered by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs in coordination with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Department of Transportation. An Iowa Next bill will be introduced during the 2015 Legislative session and must be passed by the Iowa Legislature to become reality. READ MORE.
E V E N T S :
FRI FEB 6, 6 PM Bits, Pixels, and Practice - Oh, My! Design on Main, Ames
FRI FEB 6, 7 PM Leslie Leavenworth, Cellar of La Poste, Perry
FRI FEB 6, 7 PM Area515 FIRST First Friday - Nate Cline
SUN FEB 8, 1 PM Thomas Prinz's Hybrid Expressionism, Anderson Gallery
MON FEB 9, 7 PM Gallery Talk: Ditch Asparagus
FRI FEB 13, 5 PM FIELD, ROAD, CLOUD - ART AND AFRICA (Des Moines Art Center members only)
FRI FEB 27, 5 PM Des Moines Woman’s Club Art Exhibition Gallery Night
SAT FEB 28, 4:30 PM IT TAKES TWO: illustrations by The Muse Lambert's
D E A D L I N E S :
Midwest Summer: Light and Warmth Cedar Rapids Museum of Art DEADLINE MAR 1
ArtFest MidWest ‘The Other Art Show’ DEADLINE MAR 2
Grin City Collective’s Emerging Artist Residency DEADLINE MAR 10
Prompt Press seeks visual arts submissions DEADLINE APR 15
Iowa Arts Council’s Project Grant DEADLINE MAY 1
A view into the new DesMoinesArts building. Approx. 13ft ceilings and many windows to come. Follow here for developments.