The Art of Daron Richardson

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Come check out Daron Richardson’s art opening Friday, July 20th from 7-9pm. Rumor has it, there will be a DJs, spoken word, and free Summer Shandy!

Solid Ground – The Work of Van Holmgren

Monday, March 5th, 2012

New show of completely awesome work at the best coffee shop in Des Moines. Stencils, sculptures, paintings….enough to blow your mind but leave you wanting more!!! The show will run from the beginning of March until the end of April!

birdshow by curtis poortinga

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Paintings by, Mars Cafe’s own, Curtis Poortinga

Showing from January 1st through February 2012

Opening Reception Friday, January 13th from 7-9 pm

I Dreamt I Was A Postcard

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

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It’s November already! For the next two months we are excited to have I Dreamt I Was A Postcard display their art on our walls. IDIWAP is a Des Moines-based photography collaborative aiming to bring back the postcard for communication and as an artform.

Bombs Away!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

New art by Robert Schulte Jr. on display now through October 2011.

STRANGER DANGER: CLOSING ART RECEPTION

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

THE ART OF JOLYNN ANDERSON

Closing art reception is Friday, August 19th at 7pm.  All framed prints will be 30% off.

Work by local artist Jolynn Anderson will be exhibited at Mars Café in Des Moines for the months of July and August 2011. The show will feature prints on paper as well as mixed media pieces.

Anderson is a young artist living and working in Des Moines whose primary media are screen and relief printing. Her work deals largely with humor and satire. Anderson is a student at Grand View University in Des Moines, and will graduate next spring. To see some of her work, visit www.moonmanprint.com.

http://www.marscafe.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/THINKING-THING-300x411.jpgDes Moines, IA June 6th 2011— Work by local artist Jolynn Anderson will be exhibited at Mars Café in Des Moines for the months of July and August 2011. The show will feature prints on paper as well as mixed media pieces. The opening reception will be held Friday, July 1st 2011 at 6:00 p.m.

Anderson is a young artist living and working in Des Moines whose primary media are screen and relief printing. Her work deals largely with humor and satire. Anderson is a student at Grand View University in Des Moines, and will graduate next spring. To see some of her work, visit www.moonmanprint.com.

The opening reception will also feature music by Scot Jon Schwestka and Richard Webb. This Postmodern Ensemble presents an eclectically pleasing blend of Jazz, Classical music and contemporary pop music in a style all their own.