Mainframe Studios Opens: Welcoming 65 artists, 4 arts-related nonprofits and The Tangerine Food Company

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 in MAINFRAME News

Media Advisory for September 6, 2017


Mainframe Studios Media Day and Ribbon Cutting


Founder & President Justin Mandelbaum, Director Siobhan Spain, The Tangerine Food Company, Simonson & Associates Architects, Trilix Marketing Group, Community Support Advocates, Des Moines Music Coalition, KFMG-FM Radio, Salsa Des Moines and tenant artists are available for interviews and comments.


Interview and b-roll opportunities prior to ribbon cutting ceremony and social hour. Highlights include unveiling three finished floors of five total floors; a new promotional video; Tangerine Food Company as exclusive caterer of 4700 sq. ft. event rental venue; and tenant artist directory.


900 Keosauqua Way, First Floor, Des Moines, Iowa. Parking is available in the building’s lower-level covered parking lot; street parking on Chestnut and north of Keo Way on 10th Street; and at Center Street Park & Ride Parking Garage.



  • 1:00-3:00 PM // Media interviews. Contact Director Siobhan Spain to request a contact list of tenant artists and organizations:
  • 3:30 PM // Ribbon Cutting Ceremony sponsored by Downtown Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
  • 4:00-5:00 PM // Social hour for attendees from 4:00 to 5:00 pm hosted by The Tangerine Food Company

RSVP // Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Introducing Mainframe Studios and Artist Spotlight videos were produced by Trilix Marketing Group:

About Mainframe Studios Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mainframe Studios is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving as a new national model for providing permanent affordable workspace for artists of all disciplines. After seven years of planning, the organization opens its doors to unveil three of its five floors, welcoming over 65 artists representing 24 disciplines, four arts-related nonprofits, and The Tangerine Food Company as exclusive caterer of Mainframe Studios’ 4700 square foot event venue. A ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 3:30 pm with Mainframe Studios founder and president Justin Mandelbaum and Des Moines Downtown Chamber executive director Jennifer Chittenden. The ceremony will be followed by a social hour featuring light fare and refreshments by The Tangerine Food Company. More at: // @mainframearts


Justin Mandelbaum, Founder & President,, 515-282-5000
Siobhan Spain, Director,, 515-707-2783