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ART WEEK DES MOINES RECAPTURED

River City Art and Music promotes Iowa Creatives through Facebook, Instagram, rivercityartandmusic.com and provides support through a regularly scheduled, two hour programmed event called Riverview Artist Salon.

Riverview Artist Salon provides an opportunity for creatives to share their words, sounds, passions and works with the community, family, friends and fellow creatives through a relaxed evening event.

Program segments included Poetry Intermezzo, Art Advocacy, Community Outreach, Creative Showcase and either a month long or pop-up art show/exhibition.

SUPPORT IOWA CREATIVES

Art Week DSM Recaptured

Riverview Artist Salon 16
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Des Moines Social Club, The Basement

Photographs by Dan Troxell

POETRY INTERMEZZO

Opening the night was writer, actor, show runner, improv artist, emcee, and poet, Jon E. Duh-Moyne.  Jon is slam master of the Des Moines Poetry Slam  with Kevin Marken behind the scenes.  Jon co-hosts the recurring monthly poetry slam at 7:00 p.m., every third Tuesday at Java Joes CoffeeHouse, 214 Fourth Street., in beautiful Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m., and slams often wrap up at around 9:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The Iowa Arts Council serves as Iowa’s state arts agency and works to empower Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by cultivating creativity, learning and participation in the arts. Their discussion highlighted the Arts Council’s resources and opportunities for individual artists and arts nonprofits, and included an overview of the agency’s initiatives to activate the arts in rural communities

ART ADVOCACY

Entrepreneur, artist, educator, community leader, environmental and sustainability advocate Chaden Halfhill is owner and chief visionary of Silent Rivers Design+Build. Always motivated by opportunity to make things better creatively, Chaden is first a fine artist and sculptor.

Chaden looked at Art Advocacy through two lenses; 1) As an artist looking to generate the community he would like to thrive in, and 2) As a business looking to foster relationships with those that want a creative dynamic community and reaching those that support and desire creative spaces.

CREATIVE SHOWCASE

The Red Door Press is a print + design studio run by a husband and wife team (Tammy and Adam Winn) located in Mainframe Studios in Des Moines, Iowa that specializes in creating posters, broadsides, social stationery, cards, and other ephemera using the traditional letterpress printing process. Officially started in 2012 with a single press and a small handful of type, the studio got its name from a particular red door which they visit each year. Founded on the idea of remembering their past, today they have grown to over twenty presses and an ever-growing collection of type — and they’re not slowing down.

Alyssa Leicht is a music and portrait photographer based in Des Moines, Iowa. She tours with bands, documenting the lives of musicians behind-the-scenes and offstage to provide their fans a picture of life as an artist on the road, sharing intimate moments music consumers wouldn’t ordinarily see. She also photographs numerous concerts and festivals spanning many genres throughout the year. Her work has been featured in various publications, both national and local, as well as displayed in group and solo exhibitions in the Des Moines area.

Robert Moore is an emerging Iowa artist, and art entrepreneur, who specializes in using rich texture and color with his mixed-medium abstract and expressionism art.  Many of his pieces are in private collections in IA, WA and CA.

Robert is also the CEO + Founder of MOREZARTE™ which was birthed in early 2019 in his home office. Robert, a seasoned corporate executive built MOREZARTE™ with the buyer and artist in mind before any business benefits or functions. Robert, an art buyer himself, related to challenges buyers and artists faced in the industry and wants to fill the gap in the art buying model.

ART WEEK DSM 2019

DES MOINES SOCIAL CLUB

THE BASEMENT

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Riverview Artist Salon | Iowa Arts Council
901 Cherry St., Des Moines, Iowa 50309

The Iowa Arts Council serves as Iowa’s state arts agency and works to empower Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by cultivating creativity, learning and participation in the arts. Lindsay Keast, Arts Program Coordinator and Jennie Knoebel. Arts Learning Manager and Accessibility Coordinator will highlight the Arts Council’s resources and opportunities for individual artists and arts nonprofits and will provide an overview of the agency’s initiatives to activate the arts in rural communities.

BUILDING A CULTURALLY VIBRANT IOWA THROUGH THE ARTS

Visit https://artweekdesmoines2019.sched.com on your phone or desktop and search through an interactive schedule of what’s happening during #artweekdsm2019. Personalize your own itinerary and share with others your must-see event!

ART WEEK DSM 2019

DES MOINES SOCIAL CLUB

THE BASEMENT

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Riverview Artist Salon | Chaden Halfhill
901 Cherry St., Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Entrepreneur, artist, educator, community leader, environmental and sustainability advocate Chaden Halfhill is owner and chief visionary of Silent Rivers Design+Build.

Always motivated by opportunity to make things better creatively, Chaden is first a fine artist and sculptor.

Chaden will look at art advocacy through two lenses. One of the artist, looking to generate the community he would like to thrive in, and two, as a business looking to foster relationships with those that want a creative dynamic community, and reaching those that support and desire creative space.

EXPERIENCE IOWA ART

Visit https://artweekdesmoines2019.sched.com on your phone or desktop and search through an interactive schedule of what’s happening during #artweekdsm2019. Personalize your own itinerary and share with others your must-see event!

ART WEEK DSM 2019

DES MOINES SOCIAL CLUB

THE BASEMENT

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Riverview Artist Salon | Jon. E. Duh-Moyne
901 Cherry St., Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Writer, actor, show runner, improv artist, emcee, and poet, Jon E. Duh-Moyne is slam master of the Des Moines Poetry Slam. With Kevin Marken behind the scenes, Jon co-hosts the recurring monthly event at 7:00 p.m., every third Tuesday at Java Joes CoffeeHouse, 214 Fourth Street., in beautiful Downtown Des Moines. Sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m., and slams often wrap up at around 9:30 p.m.

EXPERIENCE IOWA POETRY

Visit https://artweekdesmoines2019.sched.com on your phone or desktop and search through an interactive schedule of what’s happening during #artweekdsm2019.  Personalize your own itinerary and share with others your must see event!

ART WEEK DSM 2019

ART WEEK DES MOINES 2019: JUNE 21ST – JUNE 28TH

Since December 2007, the Des Moines Social Club has been a CENTER for recreation, culture, education and entertainment and home to River City Art and Music’s, Riverview Artist Salon, since February 2017.

In conjunction with Art Week Des Moines (artweekdesmoines.com), and to help celebrate the DMSC’s milestone anniversaries, enjoy an amazing line up of talented creatives and organizations sharing their words, sounds, passions and works including:

• Jon E. Duh-Moyne, Des Moines Poetry Slam
• Chaden Halfhill, Silent Rivers Design+Build
• Lindsay Keast and Jennie Knoebel, Iowa Arts Council
• Adam Winn, Red Door Press
Robert Moore, Visual Artist and Entrepreneur
Alyssa Leicht, World-traveling Music and Portrait Photographer

THIS IS AN ART WEEK DES MOINES 2019 EVENT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!!

River City Art and Music (RCAM) supports Iowa Creatives through Riverview Artist Salon (RAS), a grassroots, volunteer funded, and member driven Facebook Group of full-time, part-time, emerging and returning creatives from all disciplines as well as businesses, organizations, educators and advocates of Iowa art and culture.

Riverview Artist Salon’s mission is to elevate the status of creatives living in our cities and state and to provide a center for networking, public engagement, new ideas, personal development and artistic growth. This mission is fulfilled through free public events which provides Group Members with an opportunity to share their words, sounds, passions and works with the community.

Salon programming includes networking, spoken word, art advocacy, community outreach, creative showcase and either a month long or pop-up art exhibition/show. Salons are a great way for Iowa creatives to engage with their community and for their community to discover the many talented and unique creatives that call Iowa home.

Salons are held February, April, June, August and October from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cash Bar and Light Appetizers.

MISSION

“To elevate the status of creatives living in our cities and state and to provide a center for networking, public engagement, new ideas, personal development and artistic growth.”

ART WEEK DSM 2019

WED JUN 26TH

In honor of the Des Moines Social Club’s milestone anniversaries, and to pay tribute to all those past and present affiliated with its creation, management and operations, River City Art and Music is working with Party On, Des Moines  an all-inclusive event planning company located in Des Moines, Iowa to bring you an Art Week Des Moines event you don’t want to miss!

Party On’s Founder, Kristen Meyers, has been creating and working with all types of events since 2008. Everything from music festivals to weddings, fashion shows to political events, and all other forms of public and private events.

Visit her website at: Party On, Des Moines

EXPERIENCE IOWA ART AT RIVERVIEW ARTIST SALON

ART WEEK DSM 2019

What is a Salon?

“A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation. These gatherings either please or educate. Salons in the tradition of the French literary and philosophical movements of the 17th and 18th centuries were carried on until as recently as the 1940s in urban settings.”

“Modern-day versions of the traditional salon (some with a literary focus, and others exploring other disciplines in the arts and sciences) are held throughout the world, in private homes and public venues.”

Wikipedia

Here’s a look back at the creation of Riverview Artist Salon in Des Moines, Iowa, November 2016 through January 2017.

RAS16 is Wednesday, June 26th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Des  Moines Social Club, The Basement.  Admission is Free.  Cash Bar and Appetizers.

EXPERIENCE ART WEEK DES MOINES 2019

Art in Des Moines Iowa

WED JUN 26 2019

Riverview Artist Salon 16

The Basement, 901 Cherry Street, Des Moines IA 50309

The DMSC has been a CENTER for recreation, culture, education and entertainment for Central Iowa since December 2007 and home of River City Art and Music’s, Riverview Artist Salon, since February 2017.

In honor of the Des Moines Social Club’s milestone anniversaries and to pay tribute to all those past and present affiliated with its creation, management and operations, River City Art and Music is hosting a Special Edition theme based Art Week Des Moines Celebration with help from the team at Party On Des Moines and Boesen the Florist!

Listen to an amazing line up of Iowans share their words, passions and works including Jon E. Duh-Moyne of Des Moines Poetry Slam, Chaden Halfhill of Silent Rivers Design+Build, Lindsey Keast and Jennie Knoebel with the Iowa Arts Council, Adam Winn of Red Door Press, Robert Moore, Visual Artist and Entrepreneur, and Alyssa Leicht, Des Moines based, world-traveling music, tour, and portrait photographer.

Cash Bar and Appetizers

Feel the E N E R G Y!

THIS IS AN ART WEEK EVENT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

Art Week Des Moines 2019: FRI JUN 21 – FRI JUN 28