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ARTSwork is committed to strengthening a vibrant and creative community. Dedicated to the principles of collaboration and creative expression, ARTSwork, inspires engagement with the arts, fosters and celebrates inclusion, values professionalism and quality, and champions new and emerging ideas.


To accomplish these aspirations, ARTSwork provides programming and support to creative entrepreneurs, advocates for a “arts first” leadership model, and inspires individuals to find their creative voice.

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When you donate to ARTSwork, you will be preserving the landmark award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival and supporting the creative economy. Des Moines Arts Festival is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to impact lives through the arts.


Thank you for your support!

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