WHERE:Downtown Des Moines' Western Gateway Park surrounding the John
and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
WHEN:June 22-24, 2012
Friday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
*Annual attendance in excess of 225,000.
of the event to the art-buying public in newspapers, online, radio,
earned media, billboards, magazines, social media, and collateral valued
at over $780,000.
*Total Cash Awards for Best of Show, Merit
and Juror awards valued at $10,000. All awards include an automatic
invitation to the 2013 show.
*Jury/Booth fees are $25/$375 for a single booth, $475 for corner, doubles available to artist juried in two mediums.
*Artist amenities include color thumbnail in program, color thumbnail
with contact information and links on website Artist Gallery, Wi-Fi
throughout site, reserved parking, air-conditioned restrooms, 24-hour
security, electric, booth sitting, cold water coolers stationed behind
artist tents, snacks, leisurely set-up.
*Booth Space is 10'x10' with 1' buffer and plenty of storage space.
*Artist's presence is required.
The City of Des Moines invites you to be part of the award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival® (DMAF)
on June 22-24, 2012. DMAF is one of the nation's most respected arts
events hosting 185 of the nation's top artists in a beautiful urban
setting surrounding the 4.4 acre John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture
Park. The outdoor Festival of arts and culture attracts more than
225,000 people each year to its downtown location in Iowa's capital
city and largest metropolitan area. DMAF is a show dedicated to the
highest standards and works diligently to maintain a positive
environment for artists and their clients. DMAF is a non-profit
organization founded by the Des Moines Art Center. Festival proceeds,
if any, benefit the Des Moines Art Center, numerous area non-profit
organizations and the continuation of the DMAF.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:
Deadline: October 31, 2011 12:59:59PM CST
Jury: Nov. 16-18, 2011 in Des Moines (portions open to the public)