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weekly art forecasts from Central Iowa

Who’s exhibiting and opportunities for artists

 

Week of 10/27

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Detail from Ram Singh Urveti’s “Woodpecker and the Ironsmith,” 2011. Acrylic on canvas. Photo courtesy of Sneha Ganguly. (source)

M A N Y  V I S I O N S

On view at the Falconer Gallery in Grinnell,_ Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India. _This exhibition features works from the Gond and Warli communities of central India, the Mithila region of Bihar, and the narrative scroll painters of West Bengal. “India is increasingly a bigger and bigger player in the world’s geo-political scene,” said Faulconer Gallery Director Lesley Wright.

Chicken Tractor invites you on a private tour of the exhibition with curator Lesley Wright. They will be carpooling from the parking lot of Price Chopper on Ingersoll Ave. Please park by Metabank. They are leaving at 10:00 AM, or meet them at the gallery in Grinnell. The gallery opens at 11. Afterwards, brunch at the Prairie Canary. Facebook Event

T H U R S D A Y

4 PM Gallery Talk: Metamorphosis – Revisiting History through Art Falconer Gallery

5 PM Closing Reception: Redacted, installation by Katelyn McBurney 201 4th St WDM

F R I D A Y

5 PM Fabricated Grandview University

7 PM Vertigo I Andrew Leo Stansbury Waterloo Center for the Arts

S A T U R D A Y

9 AM Saturday Story & Sketch Cowles Commons 

6 PM Visible/ Invisible Closing Reception Oskaloosa

S U N D A Y

11 AM Art Road Trip to Many Visions, Many Versions Chicken Tractor

8 PM Bazaar After Dark! Vaudeville Mews

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

Greater Des Moines Exhibited #24 - Call For Entries Deadline October 27th

Poste Print Festival: Call for Vendors Deadline November 15th

Belle Plaine Public Art Project Deadline November 26th

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Robert W. Spellman Scholarship Fund

The recent passing of Robert Spellman sent a wave of sadness throughout our community this week. He left us too soon and will be missed. Memorial contributions can be made to the Des Moines Art Center, Robert W. Spellman Scholarship Fund to support student artists. Read More.

Rachel Buse