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Keep Des Moines Arts Festival® the “Best Festival in the World” for the Fifth Year by Becoming

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Monday, May 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Keep Des Moines Arts Festival® the “Best Festival in the World” for the Fifth Year by Becoming a Patron

Des Moines, IA April 27, 2017 — Community members, business leaders and art lovers are

uniting as ambassadors to Iowa’s arts and culture scene with a clear goal in mind: to keep the

Des Moines Arts Festival® the “Best Festival in the World” for the fifth year. In addition to

theirs, your contributions to the Patron Program directly support the upcoming Festival June

23-25 in downtown Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park while allowing you to take advantage

of exclusive membership perks.

 

“The Patron Program ensures that our internationally recognized festival remains free for all to

attend and continues to enrich the quality of life in central Iowa. Patron support donation levels

encompass a wide range for all levels of giving, and offer exclusive benefits as a way for us to

say ‘Thank You’,” said Stephen King, Executive Director of the Des Moines Arts Festival.

There are six patron levels ranging from $75 for young professionals and “Friend of the Arts

Patrons” to $2,500 for “Executive Circle Patrons.” Please visit the Festival website at

http://desmoinesartsfestival.org/patron/ for more information and payment options, including

the opportunity to pay online and a full list of benefits.

 

All patrons receive exclusive access to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP club overlooking the Hy-

Vee Main Stage, an invite to the VIP reception on Friday of the Festival, BOGO drink tickets,

access to Patron-only air-conditioned restrooms, access to the Patron-only Express Lane service

at all food and beverage locations, one 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster

and discounts on Festival Merchandise for the on-site Arts Festival Shop.

 

Higher levels of giving provide additional exclusive benefits including:

Name listed on the Official Festival Website. Hyperlink included if a company.

Name listed in the Official Festival Program Guide.

Name recognition on prominent signage at Preview Celebration.

Framed, signed, limited edition 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster.

Invitation to the official invite-only Artist Breakfast and Awards on Sunday morning of

the Festival at Centro!

Complimentary valet parking for two (2) at the Festival good for the entire weekend.

Invitation for eight (8) to the Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des

Moines Art Center.

Access for ten (10) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides

views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.

Two complimentary beverages per day/per person of the festival available at VIP Club

bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.

Access for ten (10) to the Patron Reception on Friday of the Festival.

Access for ten (10) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage

vending locations.

E-newsletter and special offers.

 

Becoming a patron is the best way to become an integral part Iowa’s arts and culture. Your

contribution will help ensure that this celebrated community festival remains free to attend

and continues to enrich the quality of life in central Iowa.

 

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About the Des Moines Arts Festival®

The Gold Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival® is a free annual three-day

arts and culture festival the last weekend in June surrounding the John and Mary Pappajohn

Sculpture Park and is presented by The Des Moines Register. The Festival would also not be

possible without the support of Bravo Greater Des Moines, Principal℠, MidAmerican Energy,

and Prairie Meadows. 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.

 

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

and Instagram at desmoinesartsfestival. #GoWhereItTakesYou #DMAF #DMAF20

 



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