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  • Our annual K-12 Community Art Shows support young artists!
  • Our art classes and summer art camps are always popular!
  • Our exhibitions for Iowa artists are free and open to the public.
  • Santa's North Pole Village is one of Iowa's largest craft sales.

Bringing art to people and people to art; free art exhibits, quality art classes and more.

Art Exhibitions

Our art exhibitions change every 6-8 weeks. All exhibitions & artist receptions are free and open to the public...

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Art Classes

We offer a variety of quality art classes for both children and adults. Our certified art teachers are dedicated...

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NEWS

Keep up-to-date with what's happening at the Ankeny Art Center! Winter weather, holiday hours & much more...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

We promote and support Iowa artists. There are many events that create opportunities for local artists...

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What's Happening

K-12 Community Art Shows

K-12 Community Art Shows

Our annual K-12 Community Art shows help support all the young artists in the greater Ankeny community...

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp

It's not too early to think about Summer Art Camp! Our exciting art camps are very popular and fill-up fast...

Membership, support and volunteers

Membership & Support

Members and volunteers are a crucial part of bringing art to our community. Donations and sponsors are also very...

Santa's North Pole Village

Santa's North Pole Village

This very popular craft show is one of the largest in Iowa and has been an Ankeny tradition for 35 years...

Testimonials

"We are thankful the art center offers educational opportunities and the various exhibits. "
Janet Leonard, December 11, 2017

" The Ankeny Art Center does more than one has a right to expect. A tribute to Iowans and their arts, the vision is clear and fulfilled by the Director. Many excellent classes are also offered. "
Patricia M (Ankeny), February 18, 2015

" I like the Ankeny Art Center because they encourage you to explore your creativity."
Jennifer Hodapp, March 16, 2018

"I have been drawing, painting and photographing for my own enjoyment for years and am excited to be teaching drawing and children's clay and art exploration classes at the Ankeny Art Center."
Candy F (Ankeny), March 3, 2015