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Week of November 17


Still from Art21′s episode “Chicago”. (Source

A R T  T W E N T Y  O N E

Please join the Art Center in welcoming Eve Moros Ortega, executive producer for Art21 on Thursday, November 17 at 6:30 pm. Ms. Moros Ortega will share behind-the-scenes stories of Art21’s production as well as discuss the impact the series has had on encouraging people to engage with contemporary art.

This event is comprised of a screening of season 8’s Chicago episode (55 minutes), featuring artists: Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Barbara Kasten, and Chris Ware followed by Ms. Moros Ortega’s remarks and dialogue with the audience. Facebook Event


T H U R S D A Y :

6:30 PM - ART21 Screening + Commentary with Eve Moros Ortega Des Moines Art Center 

7 PM - Artist Talk // Mind Travelers’ Aquarium Iowa City


F R I D A Y :

5 PM - 2016 East Village Holiday Promenade East Village

6 PM - Awkward Portal Iowa City


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

Ankeny Art Center Call for Entries Deadline December 1

Bemis: Art, Empathy, and Ethos : Thematic Residency DEADLINE December 1

Design on Main Call for Artists Deadline December 1

Fort Dodge Grain Silo Mural Project Deadline December 12

Call to Artists: Art Along the Trail Deadline December 30

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Tonight in Iowa City, Artist Sayuri Sasaki Hermann will discuss her recent public art project, Mind Travelers’ Aquarium and the history of her ongoing URBAN AQUARIUM project, exploring themes of context, engagement and interaction while giving insights to her decision making process. (Source)

Rachel Buse