Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Instagram LinkedIn Spotify

Sign up for email updates from Des Moines Arts Festival, Inc.

Home > about us

about us

our mission

Impact Lives through the Arts

our core values

Inspire Appreciation of the Arts

We cultivate, educate and engage our audience toward a heightened appreciation of the arts.

Celebrate Original Art

We produce an annual celebration of outstanding original visual art - that is created by the hand of the artist - in a festival atmosphere.

Impact Community

We foster and celebrate the involvement of all people.

Promote Collaboration

We promote and inspire meaningful collaboration to strengthen the arts community.

Deliver the Highest Standards

We value professionalism and quality. We operate in a fair and honorable manner with transparency. We are strong financial stewards. We manage with responsibility and maximize value to our partners.

Innovate Strategically

We champion new and emerging ideas.


our vision

Strengthen a Vibrant and Creative Community

Back to
Tickets & Deals