June 1, 2013 / 8:00 PM
MASQUERADE: A FORBIDDEN FAIRYTALE
TICKETS: $60 at the door. (21+)
The Des Moines Art Center Big Hair Ball returns June 1, 2013.
The Des Moines Art Center Big Hair Ball, which began in 2004 and occurs every other year,
is one of the most highly anticipated events in Des Moines.
Known for its incredible modeled hairstyles, live music, and special performances – all celebrating
artistic self-expression – the highlight of The Des Moines Art Center BIG HAIR BALL is an hour-long
choreographed runway program, produced entirely by local salons and a volunteer committee.
Local boutiques will also participate by offering hair, nail, and make-up artistry to event attendees.
The 6th edition of The Des Moines Art Center Big Hair Ball will feature performances by
DJ John Solarz, Ballet Des Moines, and the Belin Quartet, among others.
Participating salons include:
Atelier / hairspace
Aveda Institute Des Moines
Bella Salon & Day Spa
Blondies Beauty Parlor
Bombshell Bettys Salon
New for 2013 - Independent Stylists' Showcase including:
Amanda Marie Cory
Des Moines Metro Opera Wig & Makeup Artists
The Big Hair BalL is organized and presented by Art Noir, a member group of the Des Moines
Art Center whose mission is to engage adults in their 20's and 30's in Art Center programming
and to encourage charitable giving to the institution.
For event updates and announcements, follow Art Noir on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and online.