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Upcoming and Past Events


Calendar

Upcoming and Past Events


Calendar

 

The gallery is closed from Monday, October 9th to Sunday, October 22nd.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Upcoming Event:

“Worth Fighting For” - Veterans Exhibit

October 16 to November 11

Reception: Friday, November 10 and special Gallery opening on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th.

More info coming soon


Past Events

"OF THE EARTH"

August 29th 2017 to October 6th 2017

The Polk County Heritage Gallery teams up with Anne Stamats from Cedar Rapid, IA Black Earth Gallery for a special Pop-up shows called: "Of the Earth” that brings to Des Moines eighteen Easter Iowa artists.

Reception date: Thursday, September 14. 5pm - 7pm. Facebook event link

 

IOWA EXHIBITED XXXII

July 3rd to August 25th

A Juried show featuring local artists from across Iowa.

Reception & Awards: July 13th.

 

GROUP 1:30 FOUR SHOW 

June 5th to June 29th

4 artists - 4 different styles : Jim Engler + Larry Campbell + Guy Kyar + Stan Greenwood

 

Art Force IOWA - #KNOWJUSTICE: Finding Home, 3rd Annual Youth Art Exhibit

May 4 to June 1

YOUNG PEOPLE'S VOICES HAVE SOMETHING TO TEACH YOU.

Every day, we seek to transform youth in need through art. For the past year, youth artists have been working with their mentors to develop their talents in music, art, and digital production. For the past few months, we have been working with Drake University Law School to learn about justice issues that affect our community: school policies, juvenile courts, immigration. This May, ArtForceIowa's 3rd annual exhibit #KNOWJUSTICE: Finding Home showcases music, visual art, photography and documentary film-making made by ArtForceIowa youth artists. Know More about the event here.

Opening Reception May 4th 5:00 - 8:00PM, Tickets : $40 early birds / $50 at the door. Buy tickets : here

 

2017 Des Moines Public School High School Art Exhibit

March 29th to April 19th, 2017.

Polk County Heritage Gallery is delighted to host The DMPS Visual Arts Department 2017 High School Art Exhibit. Original artworks from High School students from 9 to 12 years old will be displayed during 2 weeks at the gallery.

Reception for Educators and Artists: Thursday, March 30th - 5.30pm to 7pm. Students, family and staff are welcome to join.

 

Ashley Padgett and Amy Uthus - Ceramic Sculptures

February 6th, 2017 to March 18th, 2017.

Current and former Artist in Residence at the RDG Dahlquist Art Studio Ashley Padgett and Amy Uthus display ceramic sculptures. http://dsmceramics.com/

About the artists:  http://AshleyPadgett.com and http://www.AmyUthus.com/

Opening Reception: February 9th, 5pm to 7pm (Facebook event : https://www.facebook.com/events/1798048890520524/)

 

GDM Exhibited

October 17, 2016 thru December 30, 2016.

Reception: November 10th, 5:30 to 7:30. RSVP here.