Closing Thought – Sep/Oct 18

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.” –Allan Bloom Taking a picture is just a ...

‘Mysterious Narratives’

Cultures, heritage and social justice entwined by thoughtful artist.

Engaging a Creative Mind

Above: Thoughtful artist Mitchell Squire explores a link between 1950s Des Moines portraits, old ...

Monumental

Sculpture honors legal pioneers and celebrates optimism for the future.

Closing Thought – Jul/Aug 18

  “Tell me the landscape in which you live, and I will tell you who ...

Taking Root

An artistic photographer views plant life as a metaphor for the human experience.

Rhythmic Tribute

Writer: Chad Taylor Photographer: Duane Tinkey After Warren Morrow died suddenly in 2012 at ...

Our Most Popular Story Ever

Above: The sculpture “UpDown,” a fixture of Merle Hay Mall from 1974 to 2000, when ...

Artfully Growing

The expansion of grass-roots cultural endeavors enriches Greater Des Moines.

Activism Onstage

Writer: Ashlee Kieler Photographer: Duane Tinkey For Kerry Skram, theater is more than entertainment. ...