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MEDIA ADVISORY The Des Moines Arts Festival® sponsored by Nationwide presents REVEAL

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019


 The Des Moines Arts Festival® sponsored by Nationwide presents REVEAL
The event is presented by Foster Group and will announce the top 180 professional artists chosen by jury to show at the award-winning Festival

What: REVEAL is an exclusive dinner party that culminates with the celebration of the artists selected by a rigorous jury process (Feb. 5-7) that will narrow down more than 1,100 artists to the 180 who will descend upon the Festival (June 28-30, 2019). The Des Moines Arts Festival is one of the world’s most revered events and a significant part of Central Iowa’s vibrant arts and cultural economy. Your support helps us keep the Festival free to attend, while treating employees, clients and friends to a spectacular evening.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 27.
VIP pre-party: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
General admission, dinner, art tours and artist reveal: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Where: The Principal Atrium (711 High Street)

Event Highlights:

  • Go behind-the scenes with Stephen King, Des Moines Arts Festival Executive Director, to get the first look at the talented artists who will show at the Festival in June.
  • Enjoy exclusive art tours of Principal’s private collection.
  • Experience the incredible opportunity to enjoy dinner and cocktails inside the Principal Atrium.
  • LIVE art! Guests will experience art demonstrations and an art throw down.

Individual tickets and table purchases can be made online at https://squareup.com/store/DMAF-REVEAL. For more information, visit http://desmoinesartsfestival.org/reveal2019/.


About the Des Moines Arts Festival®

The twelve-time Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival presented by Nationwide will be held June 28-30, 2019. This free annual three-day arts and culture festival will surround the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park. DMAF invites you to “…go where it takes you…” by engaging with 180 invited professional visual artists, emerging Iowa artists, the cutting-edge Interrobang Film Festival, live music, performing arts, interactive arts activities, award-winning community outreach programs, live artist workshops and demonstrations, artisan food, and beverages for every taste. The Des Moines Arts Festival is presented by Nationwide and sponsored by Bravo Greater Des Moines, Prairie Meadows, Principal, and MidAmerican Energy.

For more information please visit us online at www.desmoinesartsfestival.org or socialize with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DesMoinesArtsFestival, Twitter at @DMArtsFestival, Instagram at @desmoinesartsfestival, Pinterest at @dmartsfest, on YouTube and on LinkedIn.  #GoWhereItTakesYou #DMAF #DMAF2018 #Nationwide #MakeSafeHappen

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Belle Du Chene at 646-712-2196 or email Belle at bduchene@desmoinesartsfestival.org.



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