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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 Iowa-made original art for all wallets and tastes. We offer paintings, photography, jewelry, woodworks, sculpture, fiber and fabric art, clocks, botanical printed and hand dyed accessories, and more.  We also have a selection of gemstone and glass beads, beading kits, and jewelry making findings.

    The Gallery holds special events such as quarterly exhibits, art talks, book launches and signings for Iowa authors, and a variety of art and other creative classes including painting and jewelry-making. All classes and events are on our website for ease of scheduling.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Free.
    • Group Rates: Contact the Gallery for group arrangements.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: Tues-Fri 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m; Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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.
  • 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

    July 20, 2019

    Wire Wrapping

    From: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    Recurring weekly on Sunday until July 21, 2019

    Silver Clay Class - Make a Sterling Silver Ring

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    August 3, 2019

    Watercolor Class with Jo Myers Walker

    From: 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    August 17, 2019

    Acrylic Collage Class

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    August 17, 2019

    Riveting Class (Earrings)

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218

    August 18, 2019

    Beginning Etching (Cuff Bracelet)

    From: 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    Artisan Gallery 218