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Wine & Clay

Saturday, November 12, 2022

The inaugural Wine & Clay will be a celebration of the earth arts featuring artists selling work in pottery, figures, tiles, tableware, fibers, jewelry and wood. To further celebrate the earth arts, the event will highlight a variety of wines from Gateway Market, available for purchase as a tasting flight or as a single glass. Wine & Clay will also feature a variety of clay demonstrations, music and culinary faire.

Where: Valley Junction Activity Center, 217 5th Street, West Des Moines

When: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: $5, children 12 and under are free. Advanced tickets are available online starting Oct. 4, 2022.

  • Artists selling pottery, figures, tiles, tableware, jewelry, wearable fibers, glass, wood and more.
  • Artist demonstrations.
  • Plates & Provisions: Grab a plate, fill it up and take it home! At Plates & Provisions, guests may purchase a handmade plate created by a local artist along with access to a Gateway Market appetizer station. When completed, our volunteers will clean and wrap up your plate.
  • Wine: Raise a glass to the earth arts by purchasing a tasting flight or single glass.

Participating Artist Application

Artist applications are available online through September 25. Artist will be notified on September 30.

The show is open to individuals working in, but not limited to, clay, wood, fiber, metal, and glass, as well as artists who feature the earth arts in other mediums. This could include a photographer or painter who focuses on natural landscapes or elements.

Click HERE to apply.

Advance Tickets

Advanced tickets and packages are available from October 4 through November 8, 2022.

Advanced tickets for Plates & Provisions, featuring handmade plates made by a local artist, will also be available starting Oct. 4. Quantities are limited. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to ensure they are able to receive a handmade plate.

Advanced beverage tickets are available for the guests convenience.

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