From gallery openings to theatre productions, sing-alongs and beyond, we host a variety of events at the downtown Arts Center and other venues in town. 

Check back for ongoing updates! 

Ken Saunders gallery show opens - Thursday, January 11. STEWART GALLERY
This soft opening will not have a reception. Information on a closing reception in February coming soon...

Stew Fest - Saturday, January 27, 6pm. THE STEW
A special evening of stew-tasting, competition and ceremony, dancing, and more! 

Artists Striving to End Poverty - Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, January 28-30. THE STEW
Sponsored by Grinnell College, these workshops aim to provide artists with skills to use their artistic practice to help end poverty. Visit their website for more information. 

Tree Branch Twig  +  squirrel flower in concert - Friday, February 9, 7:30pm. THE STEW
Tree Branch Twig, an experimental / ambient trio  from Des Moines will perform, with Grinnell College student squirrel flower (Ella Williams '19) opening. 

Ken Saunders Portraits of Nature Closing Reception - Thursday, February 15, 5-6pm. STEWART GALLERY
Join us for a closing reception with Ken Saunders, who will speak briefly about his work. Music provided by Pink Neighbor.