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Posted September 12, 2021in

Des Moines Concours to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection

The Des Moines Concours is a premier exhibition of vintage, classic and special interest collectible motor vehicles. Our event celebrates the fine art, design evolution, amazing innovations, and cultural significance [...]

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Posted August 27, 2021in

Lovesick Comedy

On Friday August 27th, Teehee’s Comedy Club presents Lovesick Comedy, a show all about love and relationships. This fast paced show features incredible stand up and improv comedy. The entire [...]

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Posted August 27, 2021in

Paint it Plein Air

In partnership with the Salmagundi Club Great Paint Out, Mainframe Studios is pleased to present this event and exhibition that promotes appreciation of our natural resources. A special thank you [...]

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Posted July 24, 2021in

Taste of Hope Summer Festival

Join us for Lutheran Church of Hope’s Summer Festival, Taste of Hope, at Water Works Park Amphitheater! The day includes free food, family-friendly inflatables and games, worship at 5:00 pm, [...]

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Posted March 31, 2021in Art News

40 Years of Print Club gifts

Forty years ago, a few art lovers got together to create a Print Club. Modeled on similar clubs attached to major art museums in Cleveland and Philadelphia, the club would [...]

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Posted March 03, 2021in Art News

The Sacred and the Profane

If you love the circus, you should have a good time at “The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art,” the first survey and major scholarly assessment of the artist’s [...]

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Posted February 03, 2021in Art News

Jeremiah Elbel and the madness of crowds

This column used to present a “best and worst of the year” reckoning. Ten years ago, we declared a young Jeremiah Elbel the artist of the year. That honor was [...]

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Posted January 06, 2021in Art News

The inauguration of Moberg’s new building

Moberg Gallery stayed busy during the pandemic by moving into its own building behind Noah’s on Grand Avenue. To open, they are showing off the new space and its tall [...]

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Posted December 02, 2020in Art News

Watercolor’s lightness and levity

In December of 1866, 11 painters gathered in New York City to form what would later become known as the American Watercolor Society. At that time, watercolor was considered a [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Art News

Black Stories matter at the Des Moines Art Center

“Black Stories” is the latest main galleries exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center. More than anything, it shows off the permanent collection of the museum. Secondly, it shows a [...]

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