Tagged with 'art'

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Two projects focusing on the historical significance of Military Road (see map below) have received site-specific project funding from 4Culture, the cultural services agency that provides arts and heritage... [Read more]

2014 Des Moines Arts Commission Positions Available

2014 Des Moines Arts Commission Positions Available

The City of Des Moines has openings on its Arts Commission (DMAC) with open positions starting January 1, 2014. Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and serve for a 3-year term. The deadline for... [Read more]

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Join fellow art-lovers this Saturday, Oct. 26, for a FREE Art Walk to enjoy the Public Art of Des Moines! Meet at the entrance to the Des Moines Library (21620 11th Avenue South), at 10 a.m. to have... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Squid-A-Rama Festival’ coming to MaST Center Nov. 16

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Squid-A-Rama Festival’ coming to MaST Center Nov. 16

The Des Moines Arts Commission will be hosting the Inaugural “Squid-a-rama Festival” & Art Contest in collaboration with Highline Community College MaST Center from 5 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.... [Read more]

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival and Procession is this Saturday night (Sept. 7) from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park in Burien (map below)! “A magical evening... [Read more]

Autum Art Celebration will be at Des Moines Florist Saturday, Sept. 7

Autum Art Celebration will be at Des Moines Florist Saturday, Sept. 7

An Autumn Art Celebration will be held at Des Moines Florist (721 S. 219th Street) on Saturday, Sept. 7, from Noon – 5 p.m. “Join us for the opening reception of a month-long celebration of the... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Artist Autumn Bringhurst

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Vendor Profile: Artist Autumn Bringhurst

New to the market this year is a young artist named Autumn Bringhurst, whose intriguing way of creating her work has the art community buzzing with enthusiasm. She relies mostly upon colored pencils to... [Read more]

New Puget Sound Skills Center student sculptures go up around Des Moines

New Puget Sound Skills Center student sculptures go up around Des Moines

Last week, 17 Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC) students watched their 12-foot metal art sculpture get installed in downtown Des Moines as part of the city’s new outdoor sculpture gallery. Thanks... [Read more]

City-wide sculpture installations set for May 17 in Des Moines

City-wide sculpture installations set for May 17 in Des Moines

A multi-year effort spearheaded by the City of Des Moines Arts Commission to bring an outdoor gallery of sculptures to the downtown Des Moines Marina District is nearing completion – on May 17, five... [Read more]

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

A beloved Seal Mosaic piece of art (pictured above) made by seniors with the 2004 Chihuly Seniors ‘Making Art’ program is missing from the Des Moines Senior Center, and they’d like it... [Read more]

CALL FOR ART: Des Moines Arts Commission Seeking Outdoor Art Pieces

CALL FOR ART: Des Moines Arts Commission Seeking Outdoor Art Pieces

The Des Moines Arts Commission is seeking outdoor art pieces for a new Sculpture Gallery to be exhibited along the main streets of des Moines, including the Marina and Beach Park for one year from May... [Read more]

Come See Gus’ Katseyeanis Woodwork at Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Come See Gus’ Katseyeanis Woodwork at Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Gus (aka Constantinos) Katseyeanis – okay, you can just call him ‘Gus’ – found himself out of work as a restaurant manager three years ago, so he began helping his Father-in-Law Richard... [Read more]

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will feature an Interview with Artist Camille Patha

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will feature an Interview with Artist Camille Patha

The next episode of  ‘The DUI Joe Show‘ (hosted by Joe Breidenbach) will feature an interview with nationally-recognized Artist Camille Patha, called “a pioneer Pacific Northwest Surrealist... [Read more]