FIRE + ICE / Year End Open Studio Party

Posted on Dec 17, 2019 in MAINFRAME News

When + Where
Sunday, December 22 / 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
900 Keosauqua Way / Des Moines, IA 50309

Join us for our last open studio party of the year. Ice carving, drumming, fiery video projection installation, sizzling gift options by artists… let the good times roll!


SHOPPING 2-7PM // Check out our Gift Guide and enjoy exploring our 75 artist studios to find the perfect unique gift for your family, colleagues and friends. Our walls are busting with talent! Can’t decide? Inquire about gift certificates with our artists.

FESTIVITIES 4-7PM // It wouldn’t be a Mainframe open studio event without creative surprises for all ages to experience.

  • Fire + Ice Video Projection Encounter / Distracted Ideas + JJ Gaffers collaborate for an installation in our atrium that will spark your sense of wonder.
  • Live Ice Carving Demonstration / Bill Gordish shows off his flare for forming blocks of ice into works of art.
  • Drumming Escapade / Nate Anderson rocks the night with rhythmic beats on first floor.
  • Musical Experimentation / Instruments and artists take the lead in Distracted Ideas’ studio on fourth floor.
  • Food + Drink Feast / Tangerine Food Company shares their bountiful talent for nourishment and libations.

Bring your friends, family and out of town visitors for artful fun this Sunday! RSVP via Facebook:

A special thank you to Morezarte for co-organizing this event.