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weekly art forecasts from Central Iowa

Who’s exhibiting and opportunities for artists

week of 5/14


 via Micheal Villequette, Untitled 2 (Vedana), 2017. Paper sculpture. 25" x 25" x 5″. Villequette’s work will be exhibited in the Yellow Door Gallery during Art Week.

!! des moines art week event print promotional deadline !!

Art Week is an annual celebration of Iowa’s strong local artistic community leading up to the award winning Des Moines Art Festival. If you have an idea for an event or installation, contact Rachel Buse at to have your work listed in the print promotional material. If you’re still not ready, no worries - we can advertise your event online. 


6:30 PM Grant Wood’s Sultry Night & Politics of Depicting Males Bathing, Des Moines Art Center

7PM Promedy: Graduation, Crane Artists Lofts

10 AM Learn to Blacksmith Day, Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop

10:30 AM Amenda Tate Corso and Larry Mendenhall Urbandale Public Library

2 PM Party in the Park: Back to the Basics, Pappajohn Sculpture Park

7 PM City Sounds Season Opener, Wooly’s

12PM Timewarp Pop Up Shop 2.0, Vaudeville Mews 


**new and last chance**

**Phenix School, Affordable Artist Apartments, Valley Junction APPLY NOW**

**Pop up Ames Submit now.**

**Call for Filmmakers: 48 Hour Film Festival Happening July 20 - 22, 2018**

**Call For Entries - Iowa Exhibited 33, Juried Exhibition Deadline May 18**

**Submit Events for the 2018 Art Week Des Moines Print Deadline May 18**

**Request: Leslie Hall Portraits Needed by May 24**

Arts/Industry Residency Deadline May 31

The Film Lounge: Calling Iowa Artists & Filmmakers Deadline June 1

Agriculture Art Exhibition Deadline June 1


**4th Annual 48 Hour Plein Air Painting Festival June 15-17**

**Call for Artists: M I L I E U Art Week Pop Up June 18**

**War Paint 2018 Registration Open for June 20th Showdown**

**Call for Art - Poster Shows for Gun Safety Deadline June 21**

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