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Week of July 26

Jordan Weber ( source )

Jordan Weber (source)

kNOw Space

A pop-up temporary art installation by acclaimed local artist Jordan Weber hits the 6th Avenue Corridor tomorrow night and you're invited! Jordan will introduce his kNOw Space project to Des Moines from 6pm - 8pm at 1412 6th Avenue just south of St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines. The event will also feature tasty produce and eats for sale by Sweet Tooth Farm and Veggie Thumper, free books by artists of color donated by the Spark Foundation, 200 free comic books donated by Black Medicine Comics, and even more free books donated by United Way! AND, experience a live mural by Ryan Topete going up on the Urban Dreams building! Art, healthy food, and books - what more do you need? The kNOw Space project is supported by grants from the Iowa Arts Council and the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation. Please share - all are welcome tomorrow night for this fun, pop-up event!

To find out more about Jordan and his work, visit his website at and find him on Instagram @jordan_j_Weber


1 PM 10th Public Art Bus Unveiling Grand and 2nd Avenues, Downtown Des Moines

6 PM kNOw Space opening Farmstead Hours, Urban Dreams

6 PM Summer Exhibitions Reception Waterloo


4 PM Sculpture Competition Unveiling The Barnum Factory

5 PM LINES & LAYERS Olson-Larsen Galleries

5 PM COIL collaboration by Molly Spain & Oyoram OL Guild

6 PM Free! Chalk Artist Workshop The Base


All Day Artists Against Domestic Abuse Artshow And Charity Auction Merle Hay Mall

10 AM Artisti Del Gessetto Locust Street

1 PM Shifting Ground: The Exhibit/Celebration The iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

4:30 PM Drink & Draw w/ StandardParty Smash Park

5 PM Des Moines Photo Adventure #10 Iowa Women’s of Achievement Bridge

6 PM Manual Focus 3 Forever Gold


All Day Artists Against Domestic Abuse Artshow And Charity Auction Merle Hay Mall


Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Gavin McAvaddy


**new and last chance

Ankeny Art Center 2020 Call For Exhibitions Apply Now

**2019 Back Alley Gallery Mural Project: Call For Artists Deadline July 31

**Call for Presenters: 2020 Business of Art Deadline August 1

**Sculpting Our Community: Call for Artists Deadline August 1


Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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