Academics & the Arts

Concerts, Exhibits & Events

We’d love to see you on the Grand View campus during one of our Fine Arts Events. Check the schedule below and join us for one...or all!

Arts Exhibits
Musical Performances
Photography Exhibits
Theatre Performances

The Prairie Meadows Gallery at Elings-Wood Center for Art & Design
Rasmussen Center for Community Advancement Professions
2800 E. 14th Street

Stephanie Brunia: Selections From The Space Between
August 25th - October 3rd
Artist Talk: September 5

Run What You Brung (Faculty Extravaganza)
October 6th - November 14th
Artist roundtable arguments and Q&A: October 9th, 1:00pm

Art Education Students Group Show
November 17th - January 9th
Reception: November 21st, 4:00 - 7:00pm

Senior Student Group Show #1
January 12th - February 13th
Reception: January 16th, 4:00 - 7:00pm

Senior Student Group Show #2
February 16th - April 3rd
Reception: February 20th, 4:00 - 7:00pm

Grand View Recent Alumni (Studio, Design, Photo)
April 7th - April 28th
Reception: April 10th, 5:00 - 8:00pm

Gallery Hours
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For more information about art exhibits, call 515-263-2931.

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Instrumental All-State Clinic
September 7th, 7:00pm
Multiple locations

Faculty Recital
September 19th, 4:30pm
Luther Memorial Church

All-State 4tet Clinic
October 1st, 3:00 - 6:30pm
Multiple locations

Homecoming Worship
October 5th, 10:00am
Luther Memorial Church

Fall Concert
October 26th, 7:00pm
Luther Memorial Church

St. John Noontime Recital
December 3rd, 12:00pm
St. John Lutheran Church

December 6th, 7:30pm
St. Mark Lutheran Church

December 7th, 4:00pm
Luther Memorial Church

For more information about music performances, call 515-263-2991.

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Cowles Communication Center Gallery
1300 Morton Avenue

Clear Impressions: Images in Glass by Denise Wicker 
October 19th - December 10th

Gallery Hours
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For more information about photo exhibits, call 515-263-2931.

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Student Center Viking Theatre
2811 E. 14th Street

The 7-11 Theatre Project
Short plays created in a week! In collaboration with Theater...For a Change
September 19, 20, 21 at 7:30pm
7-11 SELECT special showing: September 23rd, 7:30pm

Freckleface Strawberry
A children's musical based ont he book by Julienne Moore. Good for the whole family!
November 20-22 at 7:00pm
November 22nd & 23rd at 2:00pm 

Mad Forest: A Play from Romania by Caryl Churchill
A fascinating and somewhat surreal drama that takes place during the Romanian Revolution of 1989.
February 19-21 at 7:30pm
February 22nd at 2:00pm

Play Buffet: An Evening of Student Directed 10-minute plays
Something for everyone here.
April 15-18, 7:30pm

The box office opens one hour before the show.
Ticket costs - General: $5; Senior Citizens, Students, Children: $3.
For more information about theatre events and to order tickets, call 515-263-2991.

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Grand View University
1200 Grandview Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50316