Got Art? Inaugural Poverty Bay Arts Festival Is Seeking Artists

Des Moines’ newest arts event is the Poverty Bay Arts Festival, which will happen Saturday, Setp. 25th from 10am – 4pm around the Marina District, and the festival committee has issued an official Call For Entries for Artists and their Artwork.

Sponsored by the Des Moines Arts Commission and the Associated Students of Highline Community College, the one-day arts festival will be held throughout the downtown Des Moines Marina District. It will showcase the incredible pool of local talent and feature the works of professional, college, secondary school and elementary school artists. Art will be displayed at various businesses and special venues.

Also scheduled are street performances and a Poetry Slam.

Anyone interested in participating should visit the festival website at for more details and download the Call for Entries application (direct link here, PDF file).

The deadline for entries is Friday, July 23rd.

For further information, contact Cora Morrison at [email protected] or Vickie Bergquist at [email protected].

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