13 Sept 2014 – Art Meets Fashion – Window Dressings

Admission Fee is $20/$15 for Art Center members.

WRISTBANDS PURCHASED ONLINE IN ADVANCE OF MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 WILL BE MAILED.  Avoid the lines that night and purchase online.  After September 8, wristbands will only be available in advance in the Art Center Museum Shop.  The night of the event, they can be purchased at Amore or PeepToe in the East Village. *Please note the ticket type difference between 21 years and older and 21 years and younger.

Kick off ART MEETS FASHION in the East Village on Saturday, September 13 with the Window Dressings open house. View fashion-inspired window displays while mingling with artists, shop owners, and fellow art lovers.

Inspired by the work in the upcoming major exhibition, Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede, 19 local artists have partnered with East Village businesses to create Window Dressings — fabulous window displays throughout Des Moines’ East Village. Attendees at the open house will have the
opportunity to view the creations, mingle with shop owners, meet the artists, and enjoy refreshments while strolling through the East Village.

Window Dressings will be on display through Sunday, September 27.

Participating businesses include: Accenti, Aimee, Amour, Artisan’s Jewelry Designs,  Dornink, Eden, J. Brownlee, Jett and Monkey’s Dog Shoppe, Kitchen Collage, Leona Ruby, Lucca, Peep Toe Shoes, Projects Contemporary Furniture, Raygun, Salon W, Sticks, Velvet Coat, Village Boutique, Westrum Optometry, and Wooly’s.

Artists creating Window Dressings include: James Bearden, Alex Brown, Sarah Dornink, Catherine Dreiss, Steve Gerberich, Peter P. Goché, Sarah Grant, Mary Jones, Gabriel Leuders, Rachel Merrill, Robert Schulte, Jr., Lindy Smith, Robert Spellman, Mitchell Squire, Jessica Teckemeyer, Jeffrey Thompson, Chris Vance,
Tim Wisgerhoff, Matt Yegge, and two student groups from Iowa State University: Fashion Merchandising and Architecture Toy! Studio.

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