21st Annual Des Moines Arts Festival
June 22-24, 2018
Application Deadline 1/7/18
Call to Artist
Des Moines Arts Festival®
: Downtown Des Moines' Western Gateway Park surrounding the
and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Des Moines, Iowa
June 22-24, 2018
Friday and Saturday 11 am - 10pm; Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Limited to 180 artists
*Estimated Attendance - 200,000+
*Promotion of the event valued at over $1,202,302 in 2017
*Total Cash Awards $9,000
*Artist Reserved Parking
*Wi-Fi throughout site
*24 Hour Security
*Artist Hospitality Booth with Snacks
*Color thumbnail in program with contact information/links on website Artist Gallery
*Jury Fee: $35 Oct 9 - Jan 7, $45 Jan. 8 - Jan. 14
*Booth Space: $475 10'x10', Double and Corners available for additional cost
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
. The Festival contributes more than $50,000 annually from its proceeds to support the Des Moines Art Center, numerous area non-profit arts organizations, the continuation of the DMAF, and keeping your fees low.
What artists are saying...
(from the post-event artist survey and comments)
"Best managed, designed and run art show in the country."
"This is one of the best-run shows anywhere in the country. They think of everything."
"You treat artists with such respect."
Application Deadline: January 7, 2018 ($35), January 14, 2018 (Hard - $45)
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS on
Notification Emailed: March 1, 2018
Booth fee due: March 30, 2018
If you apply to this show please cite Art-Linx as your source