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Climate / Change: Sioux City Art Center Biennial

CALLING REGIONAL ARTISTS! The application is now open to submit your work for the Sioux City Art Center’s Biennial Exhibition. The theme for this year is Climate / Change and entries will be juried by Mia Laufer, Curator at the Des Moines Art Center. She has offered the following prompt for artists to consider when […]

Great River Writers Retreat

The application must include the following: 1. Cover page 2. Proof of residence in IL, IA, MN, or WI (valid photocopy of driver’s license, current utility bill, etc.). Sensitive information, such a Social Security numbers and Driver’s License numbers, can be redacted. 3. Short bio, listing publications and any relevant work experience (100 words max) […]

Chalk Art Fest

In its’ 8th year, Quad Cities Chalk Art Fest will take place June 22-23, 2024 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, IL. The festival starts at 10 a.m. both days and goes till 7pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. This FREE, live outdoor arts festival brings together hundreds of artists that spend […]

RFQ Placemaking Opportunity – Downtown Des Moines Court Avenue Mural

Request for artist qualifications to create a mural for the east-facing three-story wall of the 208 Court Avenue building in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). This wall is at a prominent intersection in DSM and overlooks a parking lot adjacent to the Farmer’s Market. The image should bring vibrancy and energy to the area. $250 will […]

Disposable Traditions – Open Call for Exhibition

The Bored Peach Club is proud to present the “Disposable Tradition” exhibition. The Disposable Traditions exhibition delves into the transient nature of cultural narratives and traditions, exploring the disposability of heritage in the face of a rapidly changing world. We believe that art has the power to provoke thoughtful reflection and spark meaningful conversations about […]

4th & Court Walking Path Project

RFQ – 4th & Court Walking Path Project Des Moines, Iowa Opportunity Operation Downtown and Knapp Properties seek an artist/artist team to add creative/unique lighting to the walking path near the 4th and Court parking garage in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). The goal of this project is to create a sense of place with a […]