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Week of Feb 10

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Ashley Padgett is an artist whose work discusses gender identity and modern feminist topics. She is currently the R.D.G. Dalquist Studio Artist in Residence. (source)

N O T  T H A T  T Y P E  O F  G I R L

Join current RDG Artist in Residence Ashley Padgett and former A.I.R. Amy Uthus in an exhibition of contemporary ceramic and mixed-media work at the Polk County Heritage Gallery. Tonight, Thursday February 9th is the opening reception. The show runs from February 5th to March 18th.

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T H U R S D A Y

5 PM - Opening Reception - Ashley Padgett and Amy Uthus

6:30 PM - Wild Life Des Moines Art Center

7 PM - “The Film Lounge” Watch Party Fleur Cinema & Cafe

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F R I D A Y 

5 PM - Members’ Preview: Alchemy: Transformations in Gold Des Moines Art Center

5:30 PM - Artist Talk - “Mind Games” by Artist Daniel Nutt Viaduct Gallery

6 PM - Gallery Night with Karrie Wright Palek Studio and Gallery

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S A T U R D A Y 

6 PM - Luminaries: The Jim Henson Tribute Art Show The Fremont

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S U N D A Y

11 AM - Fleur Mural Celebration & Pee Wee’s Big Adventure The Fleur Cinema & Cafe

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O P P O R T U N I T I E S : 

Elsewhere Residency Deadline Feb 11

Art Ups: Registration Open

Basics of the Arts Business Model Mar 9

Demystifying Public Art Mar 16

Grant Writing 101: It’s More Than Writing Mar 23

Market Day Application 2017 Deadline Feb 17

Ballet Des Moines, Artist-in-Residence Deadline Feb 17

PedalArt 2017 - Call to Artists Deadline Feb 25

The Iowa Lakeside Lab’s Artist-in-Residence Program Deadline Mar 1

Call for Entries: 2017 DuMA Biennial Deadline Mar 5

GG’s Classified Updated weekly

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Join The Fleur to celebrate Ramona Muse Lambert’s incredible new mural in their lobby! Meet Ramona, admire her work, mingle with fellow creative-types and then enjoy PEE WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE on the big screen for just $5! Celebration begins at 11 am, Pee-Wee starts at 11:30.

They’ll have some special movie-themed treats available for purchase along with the usual goodies. Children welcome.

Rachel Buse