August 10-12, 2022
Registration is now open for the 2022 Iowa Arts Summit, the state’s leading professional development and networking event for Iowa’s arts and creative community.
The biennial Iowa Arts Summit features dynamic sessions from leading state and national voices in the arts. Hear from Iowa's most creative minds and learn how they are transforming their organizations and communities. The Iowa Arts Summit brings together creatives, nonprofit professionals and community leaders for a day of networking, learning and celebrating the arts in Iowa.
The 2022 conference will highlight the integral role creatives play in community development and explore ways of strengthening support systems for Iowa’s creative workforce.
The three-day program features inspirational virtual sessions from leading state and national voices in the arts Aug. 10-11 and culminates in an in-person, collaborative conference and workshop on Aug. 12 at Mainframe Studios in Des Moines.
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The 2022 Iowa Arts Summit graphic features artwork by Chaveevah Ferguson of Waterloo.
Who Should Attend
- Artists, filmmakers and creatives
- Nonprofit arts professionals
- Local government leaders
- Creative community builders
- In-person event: $50 per person
- Virtual only: Free
Iowa Arts Summit scholarships are available for Iowa creatives, arts professionals at small nonprofits, and students currently pursuing an arts-related major at an Iowa college or university.
Selected scholarship recipients will receive complimentary registration to the full conference, including both virtual and in-person events (a $50 value).
Complete the application form by July 11, 2022 to be considered for a scholarship. Recipients will be expected to complete a brief report and evaluation after the summit.