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celebrating 40 years of bringing

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Metro Arts Alliance shared INSIDER art's These majestic sculpture beasts are interactive.

INSIDER art
so cool!
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You can visit these majestic sculpture beasts and play with them. See more: read.bi/1TEeLUO

Metro Arts Alliance shared INSIDER art's Firecracker art.

INSIDER art
an interesting style
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This artist makes paintings with firecracker explosions.

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Siobhan SpainThe godfather: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViVEUa9bn8w

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Tomorrow morning from 9:30 - 11:30, sculptor John Brommel is having a major piece dedicated at Mercy Medical Center West Lakes, at 1755 59th Place in West Des Moines. Hope you can check it out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's a teaser of some of the Jazz in July artwork - volunteer designer Amy Yeager is killing it! ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a teaser of some of the Jazz in July artwork - volunteer designer Amy Yeager is killing it!

I saw the Beach Boys last night. It was inspiring to see these men in their 70s still performing the music they love, and sounding great. The arts are truly transformative! ... See MoreSee Less

If you had a soundtrack for the upcoming weekend, what would it be? ... See MoreSee Less

Joel BaderSinfonia Antarctica, by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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Metro Arts Alliance shared Sashko Danylenko Art's Analog characters design kit.

Sashko Danylenko Art
very cool :)
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Analog characters design kit

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Sounds like a good time!

Metro Arts Alliance added 25 new photos to the album: Dining for the Arts 2016 — with Jean Tague Thompson and 12 others at FFA Enrichment Center. ... See MoreSee Less

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Please celebrate responsibly

Metro Arts Alliance shared Emma Watson's photo.

Combining the arts and green sustainability - awesome!
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Thank you Calvin Klein & Eco Age for collaborating with me and creating the most amazing gown. I am proud to say it is truly sustainable and represents a connection between myself and all the people i...

Combining the arts and green sustainability - awesome!

Special thanks going out to our amazing Teaching Artists on Teachers Appreciation Day! <3 ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance shared Iowa State Fair's post.

Is this the year you enter the Fine Arts exhibit at the Iowa State Fair?!
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It's May 1st, and you know what that means - entries for the 2016 Iowa State Fair are now open! If you are entering a Fine Arts exhibit this year, you will need to do it online. Check out this tutoria...

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Check out our Artist Award! t.co/mX8dO5S0o1 ... See MoreSee Less

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I added a video to a @YouTube playlist t.co/2toT2dGxYj Champion Award 2016 ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out our Infusion Award! t.co/vHsfzdH8H3 ... See MoreSee Less

Produced by Good Plan Productions

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Produced by Good Plan Productions

Metro Arts Alliance with Susan Nourse and Pamela Mulhern.

Our annual report has been posted at metroarts.org/about/#performance and we'd like to thank our wonderful Drake interns Pamela Mulhern and Susan Nourse used their skills in graphic design and marketing to produce our beautiful 2015 annual report. Great job ladies!
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Our annual report has been posted at http://metroarts.org/about/#performance and wed like to thank our wonderful Drake interns Pamela Mulhern and Susan Nourse used their skills in graphic design and marketing to produce our beautiful 2015 annual report. Great job ladies!

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Metro Arts Alliance is looking for an unpaid intern or volunteer to assist with event planning and execution.

Internship Summary
Under the direction of the Education and Events Coordinator and the Executive Director, this position will assist with the coordination and implementation of Metro Arts Jazz in July. This position will assist full-time staff with all aspects of the concert series, such as site and band coordination, organizing volunteers, and assisting with marketing.

Jazz in July is Iowa’s longest-running summer music festival that evolves every year by responding to the community’s needs and requests, while keeping its greatest traditions. In its 34th year, we have 16 outdoor concert sites and will be working with 17 bands and approximately six Junior Jazz bands. Free concerts take place in outdoor settings throughout the metro.
Concerts are Thursday through Sunday nights, ending with the Finale on July 30th.

Responsibilities
• Serve on the Jazz in July committee and help to assure timely progression and proper coordination of efforts.
• Assist sites with food and beverage vendors, kids’ activities, etc.
• Planning and execution of the Patron Party at the Finale concert.
• Assist with the marketing campaign that includes news releases, ads, interviews, newspaper and magazine stories, posters, merchandise, website, social media, and others.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Passionate about the mission of Metro Arts Alliance
• Special event planning knowledge and experience preferred
• Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Trustworthy and responsible
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal direction
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Skilled in Word and Excel

Contact
Carla Thomas
Events and Education Coordinator
carla@metroarts.org
515-280-3222
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Rainy days are perfect for a GreenArts craft project that also gets the kids organized! ... See MoreSee Less

Rainy days are perfect for a GreenArts craft project that also gets the kids organized!

Please support "Art Where You Are"! ... See MoreSee Less

Please support Art Where You Are!

Wow, was Dining for the Arts a great event Saturday night! Please share your photos here! ... See MoreSee Less

get in touch with us

Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines
3209 Ingersoll Ave. Suite 208, Des Moines, IA 50312
info@MetroArts.org
515.280.3222

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