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#1 in Creativity: Des Moines Arts Festival’s Timely Appeal

October 27, 2008

Just in case you missed it — kudos to Stephen King and staff at the Des Moines Arts Festival for their catchy message:

I’m not asking for your vote, but I am asking you to apply to the 2009 Des Moines Arts Festival!
The DEADLINE for (z)application to the 2009 Des Moines Arts Festival is Friday, Oct 31, at 11:59:59!

Don’t wait until the polls close, apply today at www.zapplication.org.

We hope you will include us in your plans for 2009.

Many thanks!
Stephen King, CFEE
Director
www.desmoinesartsfestival.org

Call for Entries: Greenville, S.C.

August 4, 2008

Artisphere
May 8-10

West End Historic District of Greenville, S. C.
100 Artists
Deadline: October 16

Greenville is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the northwest corner of South Carolina, halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte. Is is one of those lucky U.S. cities impacted by high tech development where industries such as BMW, General Electric and Fluor are flourishing.

What to expect:

  • In 2008, the Purchase Awards Program provided approximately $20,000 in additional art sales
  • An extensive advertising and publicity effort that publicizes the festival throughout the state and the Southeast region with media sponsors in print, radio,television and billboards. The festival will also be marketed through direct mail, internet outlets, and paid advertisements in tourist publications
  • $10,000 in prize money
  • a well-educated audience who have good jobs
  • good time of the year for pleasant Spring days

For a prospectus and more info, contact Liz Rundorff, Program Director/Artisphere, 864-271-9355, or liz@greenvillearts.com
Download the application: www.artisphere.us

Artisphere is a tax-exempt art services organization whose mission is providing a high-quality event that attracts, entertains, educates, inspires and enriches a diverse audience, and thus brings the community together through the arts, a group who definitely “gets” the connection between the arts and economic development. More info: “Economic Impact of the Arts.”

Proceeds are used to produce the annual arts festival and are also distributed back to local non-profit arts organizations as part of Artisphere’s Volunteer Arts Partnership Program.