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Week of 3/8

Larassa Kabel’s “Death in a Family” Series. ( Source )

Larassa Kabel’s “Death in a Family” Series. (Source)


Des Moines Art Center curator Laura Burkhalter is joined by artist Larassa Kabel for a discussion of her exhibition The Elephant in the Room: Animal as Model. Kabel’s work uses the bodies of dead animals to consider our distance from death in the modern world and the unease that comes from interacting with it closely. Presented as a series of photographs, Kabel will describe her artistic process and inspiration for her work.

Opening reception Sunday, March 10, 1:30 PM - 3 PM Facebook Link



5 PM First Thursday Artist Reception CSPS

5:30 PM Artist Talk | Annick Ibsen Moberg Gallery

7 PM 2019 Fingerman Lecture Series Primer Lecture: Alison Ferris Des Moines Art Center


5 PM Jurassic Art: Dinosaur Themed Art Exhibit Barnum Factory

6:30 PM After Hours: 24 Hours Art Terrarium

7 PM The Lord of the Rings Art Show The Fremont


1 PM The Bureau of Infrastructure Tourism Listening Tour ISU Design on Main

8 PM Improv of the Corn The Maintenance Shop

9 PM No Sleep Kum & Go Theatre


1:30 PM Tandem Gallery Dialogue Series: The Elephant in the Room Des Moines Art Center


6 PM Coffee & Collage East Side Library


7 PM Sing Other People Pop-up Tour + Artist Talk Des Moines Social Club

7:30 PM No Shame Theatre Kum & Go Theatre


Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Carley Cullen


**new and last chance

**Call for Artists: Jurassic Art Deadline March 8th

**ADAI Entries Due - March 8th! Deadline March 8th

**ACRE Residency Deadline March 10th

**Ring Out for Art 2019 Deadline March 12th

**DUMA Biennial Deadline March 14th

**Iowa Artist Fellowship Program Deadline March 15th

**Art on the Prairie, Call for Artists Deadline March 15th

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 2020 Spring and Summer Artist-in-Residence Program March 17th

BraveArt Popup Show Deadline March 22

** 2019 Tough Art Artist Residency Deadline March 31st

Des Moines Underground Film Fest Deadline April 20th

Art Week Deadline for Print Promotion May 8th

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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