BREAKING NEWS: Des Moines Arts Festival wins coveted Gold Grand Pinnacle Award for third consecutive year!
Des Moines Arts Festival
Western Gateway Park June 23 - 25, 2017 Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM

Student Art Exhibition

WINNER - Best Educational Program
~ International Festivals & Events Association

Hubbell Homes, Des Moines Art Center and Des Moines Arts Festival® are proud to host Des Moines Art Center's Nurturing a Student’s Vision Student Art Exhibition (SAE). SAE is a program that spotlights the creativity of children K-12 attending schools in central Iowa through a special exhibition on-site at the Festival and the six weeks after at the Des Moines Central Library.

Students' artistic achievements will be recognized at the Visionary Artist Ceremony at the Festival on June 25 at 11:30 a.m., the SAE Reception at the Downtown Des Moines Central Library on Aug. 31 at 6 p.m., and awarded with a Medallion as well as a Des Moines Art Center Household Membership. In addition, participating teachers each receive an educator membership to the Art Center and a chance to win one-of-five $250 awards in art supplies. 

2016 Participating Schools

Abbie Sawyer Elementary

Adel De Soto Minburn Middle School

Adel Elementary

Altoona Elementary

Ames High School

Ames Middle School

Ankeny Christian Academy Elementary

Ankeny Christian Academy Secondary

Ashland Ridge Academy

Ballard High School

Ballard East Elementary

Ballard Middle School

Berg Elementary

Bondurant-Farrar High School

Bondurant-Farrar Middle School

Brookview Elementary

Carlisle Elementary School

Carlisle Middle School

Carver Elementary School

Centennial Elementary

Clay Elementary

Clive Learning Academy

Cornell Elementary School

Cowles Montessori

Crossroads Park Elementary

Dallas Center Elementary

Dallas Center-Grimes Meadows

Dallas Center Grimes Middle School

Delaware Elementary

Des Moines Christian School Elementary

Des Moines Christian School Secondary

Desoto Intermediate

Dowling Catholic High School

Eason Elementary

Edwards Elementary

Fairmeadows Elementary

Four Mile Elementary

Greenwood Elementary

Hillis Elementary

Hillside Elementary

Holy Trinity School

Horizon Elementary

Howe Elementary

Indianola Middle School

Interstate 35 Middle School

Iowa Christian Academy

Irving Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary

Jensen Elementary

Jordan Creek Elementary

Karen Acres Elementary

Kate Mitchell Elementary

Knoxville High School

Lakewood Elementary School

Lawson Elementary

Martensdale-St. Mary's Elementary

Martensdale-St. Mary's High school

McKinley Elementary

Melcher-Dallas High School

Mitchellville Elementary

Monroe Elementary

Morris Elementary School

Moulton Elementary

Newton Christian School

Newton High School

North Polk Central Elementary

North Polk West Elementary

North Ridge Elementary

Northeast Elementary

Northview Middle School

Oak Park Elementary

Olmsted Elementary

Panorama High School

Panorama Middle School

PCM Middle School

Pella Christian Grade School

Pella Community Middle School

Perkins Middle School

Prairie City Elementary

Prairieview School

Rock Creek Elementary

Roland Story

Rolling Green Elementary

Runnells Elementary

Sacred Heart School-West Des Moines

Samuelson Elementary

Saydel High School

South Middle School

South Prairie Elementary

Timberline School

Twin Cedars Community Schools

United Community School

Urbandale Middle School

Valerius Elementary School

Van Meter Elementary

Van Meter Junior High School

Walnut Hills Elementary

Walnut Street School

Waukee Middle School

Webster Elementary School

Weeks Middle School

West Central Valley Dexter Elementary

West Central Valley Stuart Elementary

West Elementary

Westridge Elementary

Willowbrook Elementary

Wilder Elementary

Woodland Hills Elementary

Wright Elementary