metro arts alliance

celebrating 40 years of bringing

art where you are…





On May 3, 2016, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59:59pm, our nonprofit is participating in Give Local Des Moines a community wide event celebrating local nonprofits. During this 24-hour crowdfunding event we are challenging Des Moines residents to join forces, celebrate the spirit of giving, and inspire everyone to give to the nonprofit organizations that make our city stronger and create a thriving community. We will be joining thousands of nonprofits nationwide to raise money for local causes. We hope you consider supporting us on May 3rd!

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Produced by Good Plan Productions

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Produced by Good Plan Productions

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

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! ... See MoreSee Less

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

Our AWE Award - Artist, is amazing! Please join us in recognizing Dr. Janet Hart Heinicke! ... See MoreSee Less

Our AWE Award - Artist, is amazing!  Please join us in recognizing Dr. Janet Hart Heinicke!

Our newest AWE Award category, Spark, will be given to Alessandra Leo on Saturday - join us in congratulating her! ... See MoreSee Less

Our newest AWE Award category, Spark, will be given to Alessandra Leo on Saturday - join us in congratulating her!

Metro Arts Alliance shared The Des Moines Register's Trail to highlight downtown D.M. art.

The Des Moines Register
Stroll the arts with this week's beautiful weather
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A painted path and artistic crosswalks will help you find the nearly 90 works of public art in downtown Des Moines. More about the art trail: dmreg.co/22qgXkB

We're proud to showcase Turnaround Arts: DMPS as the AWE Infusion Award winner! Join us Saturday at Dining for the Arts to celebrate! ... See MoreSee Less

Were proud to showcase Turnaround Arts: DMPS as the AWE Infusion Award winner!  Join us Saturday at Dining for the Arts to celebrate!

At this Saturday's Dining for the Arts, we'll be recognizing Dr. Bruce Hughes with the AWE Champion award. A very deserving gentleman! Learn more at www.metroarts.org/dining-for-the-arts/ ... See MoreSee Less

At this Saturdays Dining for the Arts, well be recognizing Dr. Bruce Hughes with the AWE Champion award.  A very deserving gentleman!  Learn more at www.metroarts.org/dining-for-the-arts/

Metro Arts Alliance shared Pixie Dust and Heels Boutique's photo.

Thanks so much!!
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Check out our donation basket for the Dining for the Arts- Metro Arts Alliance. Supporting the arts through fashion and food!

Thanks so much!!

The sunshine today pairs well with this grilling basket for our action - a big thanks to The Fresh Market! ... See MoreSee Less

The sunshine today pairs well with this grilling basket for our action - a big thanks to The Fresh Market!

Time's running out to buy your tickets for Dining for the Arts - do it the easy way online at www.metroarts.org/dining-for-the-arts/ ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance shared CBC Music's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

An aerial view of Rush drummer Neil Peart's set. Just because it's beautiful.

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Katie ThomasAnimal would love this set up.....lol!!!

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Way cool silent auction item from artist Stephanie Dillon and Five Monkeys! ... See MoreSee Less

Way cool silent auction item from artist Stephanie Dillon and Five Monkeys!

Metro Arts Alliance shared Five Monkeys Inc's event.

Attend tonight's event - great collaboration between an artist in Iowa and an artist in Italy!
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Feed the Fish - Moan Lisa & Renata Solimini

Apr 1, 6:00pm

Five Monkeys Inc

"Feed the Fish" Moan Lisa & Renata Solimini Opening reception Friday April 1st 6-9pm Runs from April 1-7, 2016 Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-6PM Five Monkeys, Inc. 4211 Chamberlain Dr Des Moines, IA 50312 Uni...

Feed the Fish - Moan Lisa & Renata Solimini

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Check out the Metro Arts Alliance's 40th Anniversary Public Art Project from 2015.

Check out our airport project! t.co/kAe9EJUZxQ ... See MoreSee Less

Check out the Metro Arts Alliance's 40th Anniversary Public Art Project from 2015.

This Silent auction item is a great way to introduce yourself to Doterra Oils and support the arts - thanks Heather Christensen! ... See MoreSee Less

This Silent auction item is a great way to introduce yourself to Doterra Oils and support the arts - thanks Heather Christensen!

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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