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Attend the Color Your Palate Block P-Art-y in Dogtown Business District

Block P-Art-y

July 9, 2021

On Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 1-3 p.m., visit the Dogtown Business District for a block p-art-y! The event will take place in the Lucky Horse parking lot, located at 2331 University Ave. in Greater Des Moines (DSM). There will be free food and refreshments provided from local Dogtown businesses, while supplies last. This event is in collaboration with the Drake Neighborhood Association, Drake University and Invest DSM. Dogtown Art

Block P-Art-y Celebration

As part of the celebration, check out the interactive sidewalk art experience between 2300 and 2500 University Avenue. The art will be on the south sidewalk along University Avenue. Adventure off the main path and discover the hidden murals in the Drake neighborhood. Find them, snag a pic and post the photos with #DogtownDSM.

Watch Drake social media for a chance to win a Dogtown T-Shirt if you use #DogtownDSM.

This event is part of the Color Your Palate Block P-Art-y event series, which will feature block parties throughout the Drake neighborhood in July. Come "Color Your Palate" and explore this beautiful neighborhood!

The public art installation is provided by Invest DSM's Artist In Residence Program. The 2020-2021 Artist in Residence is Eleanor Kahn. Learn more about these events and Eleanor’s work at eleanorkahn.com.

Named the #1 Best Place to Live in the Midwest and #2 Safest Place to Live, Greater Des Moines (DSM) is a city where you can have it all. Learn more about what it’s like to live here.

The Greater Des Moines Partnership calendar of events is a one-stop resource for activities taking place throughout the region. Find networking information for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses or events specific to Downtown DSM.


Ryan Arnold

Ryan Arnold is the director of community engagement for Drake University in Greater Des Moines (DSM).