Learn how you can Partner with the ArtFest Midwest Foundation

“As a new artist here in Iowa, being a part of ArtFest Midwest helped me get my name out into the community. And the amount of support I received was so encouraging. I can’t wait till next year!!”

— Alicia Velasquez, Dotlizhi

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Explore Our Artists

ArtFest Midwest features 150+ artists each year

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Get Involved
Become a Sponsor

Partnering with ArtFest Midwest is an excellent way to foster regional artists and art patrons while showcasing your brand.


ArtFest Midwest relies on the volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and experience to help make the event a success.

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Everything you need to know about attending one of the Midwest's best fine art shows. 

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Get to know Des Moines

Greater Des Moines is the fastest-growing metro in the Midwest for good reason. It’s culture without the cost. Visit Catch Des Moines to plan your adventure. 

What is ArtFest Midwest?

ArtFest Midwest is a 2-day summer festival held in the Iowa Events Center that attracts nearly 10,000 attendees and 200 artists.

Growing Midwest art culture by fostering talented regional artists and art patrons.