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

Support the Arts - Become a Patron

Your decision to become a patron is a sign that you value 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.

And to say thanks for your tax-deductible contribution, we'd like to treat you like a VIP!

Every patron at every level will receive access to the Silent Rivers VIP Club. The Silent Rivers VIP Club is an exclusive covered area tastefully designed and executed by Silent Rivers Design + Build. Enjoy VIP comfort in a relaxed setting with great views of the Main Stage and incredible networking.

As a VIP, you will enjoy these great benefits depending on your level of contribution:

  • Exclusive access to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club.
  • Promotional Recognition
  • Terrace seating
  • VIP Receptions
  • High-value networking
  • Air-conditioned Bathroom Facilities
  • Package Hold
  • Lite buffet on Friday & Saturday evening
  • Lite fare during each day
  • Complimentary and discounted beverages
  • Express Lane service at food & beverage locations
  • BOGO Drinks Coupons
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Discounts on Festival merchandise
  • Rolled or framed 2017 Commemorative Poster

Click on one of the links below to pay via our online store:

Des Moines Arts Festival®
Attn: Patron Membership
700 Locust St, Ste. 100
Des Moines, IA 50309 


Or contact: Mary Piechowski at mpiechowski@desmoinesartsfestival.org

Friend of the Arts

As a Friend of the Arts, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $75:

  • Access* for one (1) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Invitation for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • BOGO drink coupon for use at Festival Beverage Stations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A FRIEND OF THE ARTS TODAY

Young Professional

As a Young Professional VIP, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $75:

  • Access* for one (1) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Invitation to YPArt Cocktail Reception on Friday night of the Festival.
  • Invitation for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • BOGO drink coupon for use at Festival Beverage Stations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A YP VIP TODAY

Festival VIP

As a Festival VIP, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $140:

  • Access* for two (2) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day/per person with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Invitation for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • BOGO drink coupons for use at Festival Beverage Stations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A FESTIVAL VIP TODAY

Curator

As a Curator, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $500:

  • Access* for two (2) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day/per person with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Invitation for two (2) to the VIP Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for entire weekend.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • BOGO drink coupons for use at Festival Beverage Stations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A CURATOR TODAY

Patron of the Arts

As a Patron of the Arts, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $1,500:

  • Name listed on the Official Festival Website.
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program.
  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for the entire weekend.
  • Invitation for up to four (4) to the VIP Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Access* for six (6) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day/per person with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Access for six (6) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • BOGO drink coupons for use at Festival Beverage Stations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PATRON OF THE ARTS TODAY

Executive Circle

As an Executive Circle Patron, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $2,500:

  • Name and hyperlink listed on the Official Festival Website. 
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program Guide.
  • Name recognition on prominent signage at VIP Preview Celebration.
  • Framed, signed, limited edition 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster.
  • Invitation to the official invitation-only Artist Breakfast and Awards.
  • Complimentary valet parking for two (2) at the Festival good for entire weekend.
  • Invitation for eight (8) to the VIP Preview Celebration on May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Access* for ten (10) to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival. The VIP Club hospitality includes:
    - Air-conditioned restroom
    - Two (2) complimentary beverages per day/per person with discounted pricing thereafter.
    - Complimentary lite buffet dinner on Friday and Saturday and lite fare during the day.
    - Viewing of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
    - High-impact networking with sponsors and patrons.
  • Invitation for ten (10) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shops and online with special code.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A EXECUTIVE CIRCLE PATRON TODAY

 

*Access. For each “access” the patron will receive three tickets. One each for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Your ticket is exchanged at the entrance of the VIP Club for a wristband that is good for that day only. The wristband includes two complimentary drink tickets. After the two, patrons may purchase beverages at a discounted rate from those on-site.

The Des Moines Arts Festival® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Except for the Executive Circle Level, the full amount of your contribution is tax deductible. A charitable contribution acknowledgment letter will be mailed for your records.