June 23 - 25, 2017 Western Gateway Park Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Celebrating
20 Years!

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Applications Now Open for Local Non-profits to Participate in the Prairie Meadows Community Outreach

Monday, March 6, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications Now Open for Local Non-profits to Participate in the Prairie Meadows Community Outreach Des Moines, IA  March 6, 2017 — The Des Moines Arts... Read more

Des Moines Arts Festival® and ARAG® Recruiting Volunteers for the #DMAF20 Celebration

Monday, March 6, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines Arts Festival® and ARAG® Recruiting Volunteers for the #DMAF20 Celebration  Des Moines, IA  March 6, 2017 — The Des Moines Arts Festival® and ARAG®, a... Read more

180 Artists Announced at 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival® REVEAL Event

Friday, January 27, 2017
Des Moines, IA  January 27, 2017 — The Des Moines Arts Festival® released the list of the 180 professional visual artists representing 29 states and the countries of Argentina and Canada who have been invited to... Read more

2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Underway with Jury Process

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
DES MOINES, IA  January 3, 2017 – On Wednesday, January 4 planning for the award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival®, presented by The Des Moines Register, hits its stride with the start of the three-day jury... Read more

Applications for the 2017 Festival

Monday, October 3, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines Arts Festival® Opens Artist Applications for the 2017 Event Des Moines, IA – October 3, 2016, The Des Moines Arts Festival® begins accepting artist... Read more

Des Moines Arts Festival® Wins Gold Grand Pinnacle Award

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines Arts Festival® Wins Gold Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) for the third consecutive year Des Moines, Iowa... Read more

2016 Award Winners

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Media Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802-0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org MEDIA ADVISORY: Des Moines Arts Festival® Announces 2016 Award Winners Des Moines, IA – June... Read more