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Week of 2/15
Making peace with past lives, collage by Jim White ( source )

Making peace with past lives, collage by Jim White (source)


A new collection and disintegrated art history lesson from Jim White. Cannibalized appearances by Kiki Smith, Frida Kahlo, Rodin, David Hockney, Picasso, DaVinci, Duchamp, Magritte… Witness these self portraits through the reconfigured scope of another artists imagery that have been put through the wood chipper. Sure to not disappoint! Musical guests Skin of Earth will kick off our evening, followed by a super solid playlist. Free! Wine! Good stuff. Great value! Hosted and incited by Shylah Kay! Event Details



5 PM Artist Talk + Demo | Aaron Wilson & Tim Dooley Moberg Gallery

5 PM 40,000 folds for fear of dying Ol Guild

5 PM FLUID GROUND Olson-Larsen Gallery

5 PM Molly Wood - Omnia Vanities Olson-Larsen Gallery

5 PM The Life and Times of George Washington Carver Artisan Gallery 218

6 PM Index to a Place Design on Main

7 PM Sing Other People Viaduct Gallery


2 PM Manibus participatory dance-painting happening Design on Main

9 PM Gratitude FEST 2019 Vaudeville Mews


Noon Exploring Art with Makers: Susan Collis Des Moines Art Center


Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Molly Wood


**new and last chance

**Vermont Sculpture Residency 2019 Deadline February 15th

**City Sounds 2019 Deadline February 25th

Design on Main Gallery Call for Art 2020 Deadline February 28th

Nomadic Press Deadline February 28th

Into the Blue: Iowa Artists Juried Deadline March 1

ACRE Residency Deadline March 10th

Ring Out for Art 2019 Deadline March 12th

DUMA Biennial Deadline March 14th

Iowa Artist Fellowship Program Deadline March 15th

Des Moines Underground Film Fest Deadline April 20th

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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