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Week of Mission Creek Festival


Connecting Distance is a series of traveling workshops and collaborations focused on the human body, seeking to open up discussions of space and forms that exist between us all. (Source)

C O N N E C T I N G  D I S T A N C E

If you find yourself in Mission Creek Festival country Saturday, consider stopping by to participate in the Connecting Distance workshop at Cosgrove Studios in Oxford IA. Artists Lauren Frances Evans and Christopher Willauer have been pouring plaster into the crevices of bodies across Iowa revealing the shape of space around us. DETAILS HERE. Also consider visiting I C E C R E A M and What a Load of Craft. And if your staying in Polk County, head to Valley Junction Friday night and to the Des Moines Art Center Saturday. See below. 


5 PM - Exhibition: Ghost Prairie by Jen P. Harris Cedar Rapids

6 PM - Gallery Talk + Correspondence Project Des Moines Art Center


5 PM - Priscilla Steele | Susan Chrysler White Olson Larsen

5 PM - Primavera! Open House and Gallery Night Artisan Gallery

5 PM - Reflective Distinction - Senior Thesis Art Exhibition Drake - Anderson Gallery

6 PM - Show with Me? Circle: Yes, No, Maybe Omaha

6 PM - We Are Survivors: Closing Reception Iowa City

6:30 PM - Gallery Night with Jeremy Downs and Valerie LeMaster Palek Studio & Gallery

7 PM- Unity Gallery Presents: Artist Benjamin Gardner Fairfield IA


11 AM - I C E C R E A M Iowa City

11 AM - What A Load of Craft 12 Iowa City

11 AM - Slow Art Day 2016 Des Moines Art Center

2 PM - Shakespeare in the Gallery Des Moines Art Center


O P P O R T U N I T I E S: **NEW**

JOBS at the Iowa Arts Council

For Hiring at the Des Moines Art Center

Call for Artists: Des Moines Public Library - Central

Call for Artists: 18th annual River Bend Home Tour

Art on the Prarie Call for Artists Perry, IA DEADLINE April 1


Call for Artists: All Species One Earth Ames, IA Looking for ideas from now till April 23

Call for Artists: Art Harvest Tour DEADLINE May 1

IAC Project Grant DEADLINE May 2

IAC Artist Fellowship DEADLINE May 2

2017 Iowa Women’s Art Exhibition DEADLINE May 2

Art Week Des Moines Submit an event for 2016




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