6 Nov 2018

UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY // Lee Emma Running’s Five Miles From Fayette

Mainframe artist Lee Emma Running recently finished a permanent art installation titled “Five Miles from Fayette” at Upper Iowa University’s Edgar Fine Arts Hall. Running’s “Five Miles From Fayette” is a site-specific window installation inspired by the C.C. Parker Herbarium of Upper Iowa University. According to the University Archives, C.C. Parker became UIU’s first professor of […]

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 […]

30 Mar 2015

Pianos Arrive | Des Moines Public Piano Project

Today, four pianos arrived! DesMoinesArts is honored to be able to provide space for artists to paint pianos destined for public use throughout the city from May 15 through October 15, 2015. The nonprofit City Sounds’ Des Moines Public Piano Project launched the program last year with two pianos to encourage people to play music. Building on their […]