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Artisan Gallery 218

  • Historic Valley Junction, 218 5th Street | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Phone: (515) 255-0218
  • Region: West
  • Overview

    Located in Historic Valley Junction, West Des Moines, Iowa, we are an artist-owned contemporary fine art gallery featuring curated Iowa-made original art.  We offer paintings, photography, jewelry, woodworks, sculpture, pottery, fiber and fabric art, clocks, gifts and more.  See our selection of gemstone beads and jewelry making findings. The Gallery holds quarterly exhibits, art talks, book signings, and a variety of creative classes including painting and jewelry-making.  Schedule a class online at!

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    Business Continuity
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Free.
    • Group Rates: Contact the Gallery for group arrangements.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m T-F; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat and by appointment.
    • Season: Year-round.
    • Self-Guided Tours:
    • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly): Artist talks and demonstrations, make-and-take art; jewelry, beading, and other artistic classes; book talks, exhibits and gallery nights.
    • Tour Length: As arranged.
    • Tour Times: As arranged.
    • No Contact Services:
    • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
    • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
    • Open For Business:
    • Carside Available:
    • Face Mask Recommended:
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    • Description AG218 has a back workshop area which is used for classes, book signings, lectures etc. That area is approximately 500 SF.
    • Total Sq. Ft. 500
    • Reception Capacity 50
    • Space Notes AG218 has artwork on display but can accommodate special events involving art.
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Number of Rooms 1
    • Classroom Capacity 50
  • Events

    October 13, 2020

    Beginning Bead Stringing (Necklace)

    From: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    October 17, 2020

    Riveting Class (Earrings)

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    October 18, 2020

    Beginning Etching (Cuff Bracelet)

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

  • Location
    Historic Valley Junction, 218 5th Street | West Des Moines, IA 50265