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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2015 Des Moines Arts Festival® Featured Artist Announced

May 18, 2015

What: Des Moines Arts Festival® Preview Celebration

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:30– 7 p.m.

Where: Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50312

Why: After months of speculation, its time to announce the 2015 Des Moines Arts Festival Featured Artist with the unveiling of the 2015 commemorative poster. 

Visuals:  2015 original artwork and poster unveiled with remarks from Stephen King, Des Moines Arts Festival Executive DirectorDavid Chivers, Publisher Des Moines Register; Natalie Tomaras, Des Moines Arts Festival Board Chair; and the 2015 DMAF Featured Artist


  • 2015 Des Moines Arts Festival Featured Artist
  • Stephen King, Des Moines Arts Festival Executive Director
  • Natalie Tomaras, Des Moines Arts Festival Board Chair
  • David Chivers, Des Moines Register Publisher

All media inquiries should be directed to Liz Adelman at (515) 802-0603 or ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org.

About Des Moines Arts Festival

The Gold Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival® is a three-day, annual arts and culture Festival the last weekend in June.  The free-to-attend Festival invites you to 'go where it takes you...' by engaging with 195 invited professional visual artists, emerging Iowa artists, the cutting-edge Interrobang Film Festival, live music, performing arts, interactive arts activities, award-winning community outreach programs, live artist demonstrations, artisan food, and beverages for every taste.  For more information please visit us online at desmoinesartsfestival.org or socialize with us on Facebook at facebook.com/DesMoinesArtsFestival, twitter at @DMArtsFestival and Instagram at desmoinesartsfestival.  #GoWhereItTakesYou #DMAF2015