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this week

weekly art forecasts from Central Iowa

Who’s exhibiting and opportunities for artists

 

Week of Feb 17

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New windows at Mainframe Studios.  (source)

M A I N F R A M E

Mainframe Studios is pleased to announce their pre-leasing application is now live. Artists and arts-related nonprofits are encouraged to apply. Phase 1 studios (Lower Level, Main Level and 4th Floor: PDF) are scheduled to be complete in early June. Anyone not awarded a space in Phase 1 will be prioritized when Phase 2 opens up. Application deadline: February 19, 2017.

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T H U R S D A Y

7 PM - Wayne Coyne Opening Reception Waterloo Center for the Arts

7 PM - Dominic Chambers The Residential

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F R I D A Y 

5 PM - New Works Artisan Gallery 218

5 PM - Seven Printmakers Opening Reception Olson Larsen

7 PM - Corruptionfest: Solo round CLOSING EVENT Chapman House

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S A T U R D A Y 

10 AM - State Capitol Art & Architecture Tour Iowa State Capitol

10 AM - Nasty Women in Iowa Exhibition Iowa City

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S U N D A Y

1 PM - 46th Annual Juried Student Exhibit Anderson Gallery, Drake University

1 PM - Des Moines Women’s Club’s 109th Annual Art Exhibition Hoyt Sherman

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M O N D A Y

12:15 PM - Picnic and Mini Pop-up Exhibition, Reading, Art, Yoga and pizza Iowa State Capitol

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

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**

**Mainframe Pre-Leasing Application Deadline Feb 19**

**City Sounds: The Des Moines Public Piano Project Deadline Feb 24**

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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Wayne Coyne’s King’s Mouth on display February 16 - April 23, 2017.

K I N G ’ S  M O U T H

Opening tonight! Crawl deeper into the mind of the lead singer of the Flaming Lips, Wayne Coyne. This solo exhibition features a selection of works created across multiple platforms including Wayne’s highly immersive larger-than-life audio visual installations - King’s Mouth. Experience his full length film Christmas on Mars, along with Zaireeka, a four album audio experiment by the Flaming Lips.

Rachel Buse