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Jon Pearson’s large drawings from last weeks REVIVAL. (Source: Rachel Buse)

Hello! Please take advantage of these links and indulge in art viewing and consuming. 

N E W S :

  • The Roach Motel Zine Distro is now in Des Moines! Where?
  • David Byrne is coming!
  • This week is a Figure Drawing week with Jon Pearson. INFO
  • Art Noir is previewing the food and art in Malo with art consultant, Liz Lidgett. INFO
T H U R S D A Y May 8:

6 PM - Anderson Gallery - Primal 

6:30 PM FINGERMAN LECTURE 2014: SIMON SCHAMA

7 PM Second Thursday Open Mic - Ritual Cafe

7:10 PM - Mars - Studio Coalition Meeting

F R I D A Y May 9:

6 PM - SEMBLANCE: an exhibition of alternate personas (Iowa City)

S A T U R D A Y May 10:

11 AM - Steamroller Printing - Urbandale Public Library

11 AM - Art Center Architecture Tour- Members Only

5 PM - Des Moines Social Club Grand Opening

6 PM - Venus Envy Art Festival (Quad Cities)

D E A D L I N E S :

Artists Respond to Community Challenges
Cedar Rapids IA
MAY 17 FREE REGISTRATION

A day-long, hands-on workshop providing  tools and strategies to embark on successful collaborations with community partners.

PROJECT SPACES: BUS WRAP Des Moines IA Deadline MAY 20

The Project Spaces initiative seeks qualifications for artists to design a“full” bus wrap for large transit bus. 

Little Ames, Big Aims Ames IA DEADLINE June 4

Ames C.art presents an un-juried, free art exhibition open to all visual artists, at all levels. 

More opportunities, visit often, updated weekly.

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Rachel Buse