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Supporting Midwestern makers and their projects

We run creative projects. Our flagship project is Market Day, a pop-up craft market. We also run Community Supported Art Des Moines, and other projects. 


CSA DSM Pickup Party
Apr
4
5:00 pm17:00

CSA DSM Pickup Party

  • Eden

Mark your calendar to join us at Eden in the East Village to pick up the first shares of Community Supported Art this season. 

Coworking Day at Flock
Mar
7
9:00 am09:00

Coworking Day at Flock

  • Flock @ The Fitch Buliding

Break free of your craft room, basement office, or cube farm and come cowork with some seriously fun people. Sort of like working at the coffeeshop, except the coffee is free and nobody's going to look at you sideways for plugging in your laptop and phone to charge.

Unprofessional Development Lunch Meetup
Mar
4
11:30 am11:30

Unprofessional Development Lunch Meetup

  • Greater Des Moines Partnership

Lunch, learning, networking, snacks

Passholders: Lunch and admission is included

Everyone else: free to attend, BYOL!

Des Moines Arts Festival director Stephen King is your host for a make\break lunch and learn and networking event addressing some hot topics for independent people.

Check-in begins at 11:30AM, conversation at noon!

Central Iowa's Creative Landscape
Mar
3
6:30 pm18:30

Central Iowa's Creative Landscape

  • 4th Street Theatre (Java Joe's)

Passholders: Reserved seating and information packet, digital copy of information
Everyone else: Free on-site registration if space permits 

Come with us on a survey of Central Iowa's creative landscape for artists, designers, freelancers, makers, and other creative independent professionals.

Workshop: Do-It-Yourself Websites with Squarespace
Jan
11
1:00 pm13:00

Workshop: Do-It-Yourself Websites with Squarespace

  • John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center

This is your solution to the DIY website dillema. You know what we're talking about: You have discerning taste, great ideas, and want a lot of control over your website. But mucking around with Wordpress plug-ins, Photoshop layers, CSS code and the like isn't what you want to be doing. You've got a business to build.