9 Jan 2020

FEB 14 / Come Pho Love

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A beer, food and art affair featuring The Tangerine Food Company, Peace Tree Brewing and Mainframe Studios.  When + WhereFriday, February 14, 2020 // 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.Mainframe Studios // 900 Keosauqua Way, Des Moines, Iowa Don’t miss this unique Valentine’s Day pairing event! Three local creative power houses team up to offer a beer, food […]

22 Oct 2019

FIRST FRIDAY / A Cut Above the Rest on Nov 1, 2019

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When + WhereFriday, November 1, 2019 // 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.Mainframe Studios // 900 Keosauqua Way, Des Moines, IA Free and open to the public! The Red Door Press will host a special letterpress and photographic exhibition “A Cut Above the Rest” with a close-up look at the amazing details found in antique letterpress “cuts” […]

18 Feb 2019

First Friday / Bring it Home

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Join us Friday, March 1st from 5:00-8:00 p.m. for an art and interiors showcase! This special First Friday home show brings together interior designers, home goods retailers, furniture makers and artists for an exciting evening focused on living with art. Visit installations throughout the building that feature home interior environments that incorporate work by Mainframe […]

4 Dec 2018

FIRST FRIDAY // Glass Art with JJ Gaffers Studio

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GLASS ART // Mainframe Studios heats up the winter with glass artistry that will blow your mind. This month’s theme brings together a talented pool of glass blowers, stained glass artists and torch workers led by our own JJ Gaffers in Studio LL02. Bring the family for a festive evening with music, food and a […]

15 Nov 2018

NEWS RELEASE // Two Dads, Two Daughters & One Cause at Mainframe Studios

Two artists team up to help find a cure for a fatal disease that both of their daughters suffer from – cystic fibrosis (CF).  Des Moines, IA (November 17, 2018) – Artists Tim Hugunin and Jeff Rider are painters at Mainframe Studios who both have daughters suffering from cystic fibrosis (CF). On Saturday, November 24th […]

30 Oct 2018

SMALL BIZ GIVE BIG // Open Studio Event

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Guest artists join us to celebrate Small Business Saturday… and we’ll be giving back! Participating artists are donating a portion of sales to worthy causes. Kick off your gift giving with giveaways, live music, delicious eats and more. DATE + TIMES Saturday, November 24 // 10 AM to 4 PM Live Music by Courtney Krause […]

10 Oct 2018

FIRST FRIDAY | Fire Up! November 2

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From pedestal to table, Mainframe Studios showcases ceramic artists. Guest exhibitors are joining Mainframe Studios artists to show what clay can do! Come join us Friday, November 2nd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. RSVP via Facebook here! As always, our open studio events are free and open to the public. We feature a different genre of […]

28 Sep 2018

FIRST FRIDAY | The Art of Momentum

  THE ART OF MOMENTUM // Join us in honoring Disabilities Awareness Month with Community Support Advocates (CSA) and their Momentum Art Studio. CSA’s Momentum program recently won the Governor’s Arts Award, recognizing their significant impact on the vitality of the arts in Iowa. Working with artists with disabilities and mental health issues, CSA’s Momentum Art […]

19 Sep 2018

EVENT | Oct 18 Crying Out Loud Fundraiser

Mainframe Studios and our artists are pleased to partner with Healthy Birth Day, Inc. for Crying Out Loud An art and awareness event to end racial disparities in stillbirth October 18th, 2018 Doors open at 5:30 pm ⋅ Program at 6:15 pm Mainframe Studios 900 Keosauqua Way ⋅ Des Moines, IA 50309 DART: Bus 92 […]

3 Sep 2018

FIRST FRIDAY | Get Styled | Sept 7

LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET // We are literally rolling out the red carpet this Friday! Join us for an exciting evening of fashion-forward festivities. Photographer and artist Jami Milne joins the party to capture runway looks set against the backdrop of new colorful sculptures and large paintings by Matt Corones. Models will be wearing styles by Mainframe artists […]