Thursday, March 4, 2021

Join our email blast

Call for Entries! ArtFest MidWest ‘The Other Art Show’

Posted December 10, 2014 in Web Exclusives


ArtFest Midwest was initiated in 2003 as a response to several local artists’ requests for a show that would showcase Iowa artists.  The show is always held the same weekend as the Des Moines Arts Festival and will celebrate its 11th year this June.  It is offered as an alternative, affordable art show—a complement to the downtown show.

·                     Looking for approximately 240 fine artists
·                     Iowa’s largest fine art show
·                     Deadline for application March 2, 2015
·                     Contact Stookey Companies, P.O. Box 31083, Des Moines, IA; ,, 515.278.6200;

Apply now at

·                     Same weekend as Des Moines Arts Festival
·                     Varied Industries Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds (indoors, air conditioned!, some outdoor booths)
·                     Free admission, free parking and free shuttle to downtown show!
·                     Estimated attendance (by Sunshine Artist Magazine):  30,000
·                     June 26-27, 2015; 10-6 Saturday & 10-5 Sunday
·                     Affordable, alternative show!
·                     Booth rent:  $350/10’ x 10’, electricity $45, corner fee $100

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *