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March First Friday

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Come check out the new #somewhereindesmoines film photography collection from the artist Tatiana Giacinti! Opening reception is this Friday, March 2nd at The Lift from 7 PM - 11PM. See the online archive of Des Moines on film at

T H U R S D A Y :

5 PM Third Space Open House 1707 E. Grand Ave

5 PM Jamie Elizabeth Hudrlik | Wonder Land CSPS

5 PM Sayuri Sasaki Hemann | Anemone, nubbin, barnacle & other times CSPS

5:30 PM Artist Reception - Brian J Bickel - Solo Art Exhibition Polk County Heritage Gallery

8:30 Worm Moon  Vaudeville Mews

F I R S T  F R I D A Y :

5 PM CHRIS VANCE Opening Reception Moberg

5 PM First Friday with Salsa Des Moines Mainframe 

5 PM Senior Art Exhibition: Casket [insert loved one here] Grand View University

6 PM Iowa Lakeside Lab Artist in Residence Group Show PS1 Iowa City

6 PM Amenda Tate Corso Oskaloosa Art Center and Studios

7 PM #somewhereindesmoines - Part#2 The Lift

7 PM Thick as Thieves Tugboat Gallery

7 PM The Science of Unvanishing Objects : Book Release Design on Main

7:30 PM Self Love by Molly Johnson Opening Reception Basement Bar

S A T U R D A Y : 

10 AM Art Action: Keep Families Together Art Build Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

7:30 PM Creative Writer’s Read: A Special Salon Yellow Door Gallery

O N G O I N G :

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O P P O R T U N I T I E S : ** new & last chance**

Call for Murals - Downtown Iowa City Apply Now

**Call for Artists: Public Art at the Drake Community Library Deadline February 28**

**2018 Art on the Prairie Deadline Deadline March 1**

Call to Artists - 2018 Ring Out for Art Sculpture Contest Jefferson Matters March 12th

**CALL to Artists - City Sounds 2018 EXTENDED Deadline March 14**

Iowa Artist Fellowship, Round 1 Deadline March 15

**Interrobang Film Festival Earlybird Deadline April 1**

Iowa Women’s Art Exhibition Deadline April 1

Arts Equipment Grant Deadline Deadline April 2

5th Annual Art Harvest Tour, 2018 Deadline April 2

Iowa Arts Council Project Grants Deadline May 1

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