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dsm Magazine includes article about Iowa Humanities Festival
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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dsm Magazine includes a small article about the Iowa Humanities Festival
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dsm Magazine includes a small article about the Iowa Humanities Festival

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The Des Moines Register and Juice magazine featured an article on the Salisbury House Book Club
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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The Des Moines Register and Juice featured an article on the Salisbury House Book Club.
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The Des Moines Register and Juice featured an article on the Salisbury House Book Club.

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Third Annual Iowa Humanities Festival and Photography Contest
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The Third Annual Humanities Festival will be held at Salisbury House on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
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The Third Annual Humanities Festival will be held at Salisbury House on Saturday, April 11, 2015.  The festival is seeking artist submissions for photography that depicts the prairie. Artwork submissions must be made by February 15, 2015.  Additional details may be found on the Iowa Humanities Festival website.  Additional details about the Iowa Humanities Festival may be found on the Iowa Humanities Festival website, or guests may purchase tickets to attend the event on the Salisbury House website.

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Juice features Holly & Ivy as one of the Best Holiday Events in Central Iowa
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Juice features Holly & Ivy as one of the best holiday events in Central Iowa
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Juice features Holly & Ivy as one of the best holiday events in Central Iowa

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dsm Weekly features Holly & Ivy
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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dsm Weekly features Holly & Ivy
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dsm Weekly features Holly & Ivy

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Des Moines Register's December Best Bets - Holly & Ivy
Monday, December 1, 2014
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Des Moines Register's December Best Bets - Holly & Ivy
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Des Moines Register's December Best Bets - Holly & Ivy

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Des Moines Register features an article on the Salisbury House Young Professionals
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The Des Moines Register features an article on the Salisbury House Young Professionals.
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The Des Moines Register features an article on the Salisbury House Young Professionals.

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dsm Weekly features Egyptian Gatsby Gala
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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dsm Weekly features Egyptian Gatsby Gala
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dsm Weekly features Egyptian Gatsby Gala

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Des Moines Register - The week's Pick Six entertainment events - GATSBY GALA
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Des Moines Register - The week's top six entertainment picks - GATSBY GALA
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Des Moines Register - The week's top six entertainment picks - Gatsby Gala

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10 Things We Love About September in Des Moines - GATSBY GALA
Monday, September 1, 2014
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DM Juice and DM Register - 10 Things We Love About September in Des Moines - GATSBY GALA
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DM JUICE and DM Register - 10 Things We Love About September in Des Moines - GATSBY GALA

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Des Moines Register's September Best Bets - Gatsby Gala
Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Des Moines Register's September Best Bets - Gatsby Gala
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Des Moines Register's September Best Bets - Gatsby Gala

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KCCI's Mollie Cooney interviewed Gatsby chair Liz Proctor and Development Director Katie Wengert
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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KCCI's Mollie Cooney interviewed Gatsby Gala chair, Liz Proctor, and Salisbury House's Development Director, Katie Wengert, about the 10th Annual Gatsby Gala
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KCCI's Mollie Cooney interviewed Gatsby Gala chair, Liz Proctor, and Salisbury House's Development Director, Katie Wengert, about the 10th Annual Gatsby Gala.

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CSPAN features Salisbury House
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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CSPAN features Salisbury House and interviews our curator and chief historian, Megan Stout Sibbel
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CSPAN features Salisbury House and interviews our curator and chief historian, Megan Stout Sibbel.

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DSM Weekly features Louis Armstrong events
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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DSM Weekly features upcoming Louis Armstrong events in this week's e-newsletter.
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DSM Weekly features upcoming Louis Armstrong events in this weeks's e-newsletter.

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11 Photos from Juice magazine of Shakespeare on the Lawn 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014
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11 Photos from Juice magazine of Shakespeare on the Lawn 2014
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11 Photos from Juice magazine of Shakespeare on the Lawn 2014

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SHF and RTI featured on Great Day
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Salisbury House's Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, and members of Repertory Theater of Iowa were featured on today's broadcast of Great Day on KCWI
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Salisbury House's Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, and members of Repertory Theater of Iowa were featured on today's broadcast of Great Day on KCWI.

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YPC to host July 8 event at Salisbury House
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Young Professional Connection to host YP of the Year event at Salisbury House on July 8th
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Young Professional Connection to host YP of the Year event at Salisbury House on July 8th

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Take a Sip Before Shakespeare
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Juice magazine featured SHYP's A Shakespearean Happy Hour in this week's issue
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Juice magazine featured SHYP's A Shakespearean Happy Hour in this week's issue

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DSM Weekly - Shakespeare Alfresco
Monday, June 9, 2014
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DSM Weekly features information about Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House
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DSM Weekly features information about Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House

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Pick 6 - The Best Bets for the Week Ahead
Sunday, June 8, 2014
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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House is one of the Pick 6 - The Best Bets for the Week Ahead
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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House is one of the Pick 6 - The Best Bets for the Week Ahead in the Iowa Arts & Entertainment section of the Des Moines Register.

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Shakespeare returns to Salisbury House (Des Moines Register article)
Friday, June 6, 2014
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Shakespeare returns to Salisbury House - article from the Des Moines Register
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Shakespeare returns to Salisbury House - enjoy an article from the Des Moines Register

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SHF Announces Play and Dates for 2015 Shakespeare on the Lawn
Monday, June 2, 2014
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Salisbury House Foundation Announces Play and Dates for 2015 Shakespeare on the Lawn
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The Salisbury House Foundation announces the play and dates for the 2015 production of Shakespeare on the Lawn.  Repertory Theater of Iowa will perform Much Ado About Nothing on June 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, 2015.

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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House-June Best Bet in Des Moines Register
Sunday, June 1, 2014
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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House - June Best Bet in the Des Moines Register
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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House is featured as a June Best Bet event in the Des Moines Register.

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The Datebook says "See Merchant of Venice at Salisbury House"
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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The Des Moines Register's Datebook encourages readers to Mark Your Calendar and See Merchant of Venice at Salisbury House
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The Des Moines Register's Datebook encourages readers to Mark Your Calendar and See Merchant of Venice at Salisbury House.

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Much Ado About Something
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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DSM Weekly features Shakespeare on the Lawn
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DSM Weekly features Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House

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dsm Weekly features upcoming History Series at Salisbury House lecture
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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dsm Weekly features upcoming History Series at Salisbury House lecture
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dsm Weekly features upcoming History Series at Salisbury House lecture

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Des Moines Register Article re: Tea at the Castle Events Spring 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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The Des Moines Register featured an article about two spring Tea at the Castle events at Salisbury House.
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The Des Moines Register featured an article about two spring Tea at the Castle events at Salisbury House.

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Salisbury House Announces Upcoming Tea at the Castle Events
Monday, March 24, 2014
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Salisbury House announces upcoming Tea at the Castle events
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Salisbury House announces upcoming Tea at the Castle events

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Salisbury House Announces Upcoming Theatrical Performances
Thursday, February 27, 2014
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Salisbury House announces upcoming theatrical performances featuring Repertory Theater of Iowa
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Salisbury House announces upcoming theatrical performances featuring Repertory Theater of Iowa.

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DM Register Pick 6 events for the week of December 8th-14th
Sunday, December 8, 2013
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Des Moines Register selects Holiday Chamber Music performance at Salisbury House as one of the Best Bets for the Week Ahead
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Des Moines Register selects Holiday Chamber Music performance at Salisbury House as one of the Best Bets for the Week Ahead.  Buy tickets to attend here.

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Homes Dress In Finery for Holly and Ivy Tour
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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Homes Dress in Finery for Holly and Ivy Tour
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Homes Dress in Finery for Holly and Ivy Tour.  Enjoy an article from the Des Moines Register about holiday events at Salisbury House including Holly and Ivy, Gingerbread Grandeur, Holiday Workshops and a Holiday Chamber Music performance.

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Building Boom (Gingerbread Grandeur at Salisbury House)
Sunday, November 24, 2013
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Building Boom - a fun article about Salisbury House's Gingerbread Grandeur auction and workshops from the Des Moines Register's Arts and Entertainment Writer, Michael Morain
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Building Boom - a fun article about Salisbury House's Gingerbread Grandeur auction and workshops from the Des Moines Register's Arts and Entertainment Writer, Michael Morain

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The Merchant of Venice to be performed in June
Thursday, November 21, 2013
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The Merchant of Venice to be performed in June at Salisbury House & Gardens.
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The Merchant of Venice to be performed in June at Salisbury House & Gardens.  See article from the Des Moines Register's Datebook.

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Holiday Happenings at Salisbury House
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Holiday Happenings at Salisbury House 2013
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Holiday Happenings at Salisbury House 2013

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2014 Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House - The Merchant of Venice
Monday, November 11, 2013
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2014 Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House - The Merchant of Venice
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2014 Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House - Repertory Theater of Iowa will perform The Merchant of Venice on June, 12, 13, 14 and 15, 2014 atop the Salisbury lawn.

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Diorama shows fabled fight at the O.K. Corral
Saturday, November 9, 2013
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Diorama shows fabled fight at the O.K. Corral
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Enjoy a Des Moines Register article about the miniature diorama depicting the O.K. Corral that is on loan to Salisbury House through the generosity of Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey and will be unveiled in conjunction with Jeff Guinn's History Series at Salisbury House lecture on Thursday, November 14th.

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Datebook: Best Bets - Mysteries and Movies After Dark at Salisbury House
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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The Des Moines Register's Datebook Best Bets for this Weekend - Mysteries and Movies After Dark
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The Des Moines Register's Datebook Best Bets for this Weekend - Mysteries and Movies After Dark

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Datebook: Kids & Family Dress up for Mysteries of the Castle at Salisbury House
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Des Moines Register's Datebook: Kids and Families Dress up for Mysteries of the Castle at Salisbury House
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Des Moines Register's Datebook: Kids and Families Dress up for Mysteries of the Castle at Salisbury House

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Des Moines Register: Salisbury House Sets 2 Halloween Events
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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Des Moines Register: Salisbury House Sets 2 Halloween Events
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Des Moines Register: Salisbury House Sets 2 Halloween Events

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Mysterious Happenings at Salisbury House
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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Salisbury House will host two "Mysterious" events on Saturday, October 19th.
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Salisbury House will host two "Mysterious" events on Saturday, October 19th.

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Iowa's Art Scene Pick 6 - Catherine Compton and Allan Armstrong at Salisbury House
Monday, October 7, 2013
Press Release
Iowa's Art Scene Pick 6 - Catherine Compton and Allan Armstrong at Salisbury House
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Des Moines Register's Iowa's Art Scene Pick 6 for the week of October 6th-October12th.  The number 2 arts option is a performance by soprano, Catherine Compton, and pianist, Allan Armstrong, at Salisbury House on Thursday, October 11th at 7:30 pm.

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Business Record: The Elbert Files: Great Storytellers at Salisbury
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Business Record: The Elbert Files: Great Storytellers at Salisbury
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Business Record: The Elbert Files: Great Storytellers at Salisbury.  Read the article about the History Series at Salisbury House.

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Des Moines Register's Pick Six Events for the Coming Week - History Series
Sunday, September 29, 2013
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Des Moines Register's Pick Six Events for the Coming Week - History Series at Salisbury House
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Des Moines Register's Pick Six Events for the Coming Week - History Series at Salisbury House

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Datebook: Mark Your Calendar for Salisbury House's Music Series
Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Datebook: Mark Your Calendar for Salisbury House's Music Series
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Des Moines Register blog - NY Times Style Guide is out featuring Willie Nelson at Salisbury House
Sunday, September 22, 2013
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Des Moines Register blog - NY Times Style Guide is out featuring Willie Nelson at Salisbury House
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Des Moines Register blog - NY Times Style Guide is out featuring Willie Nelson at Salisbury House

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Salisbury House Announces Fall 2013 Music Series Performances
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Salisbury House Announces Fall 2013 Music Series Performances
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Salisbury House Announces Fall 2013 Music Series Performances

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Hemmings Daily News features Salisbury Concours d'Elegance
Thursday, September 12, 2013
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Hemmings Daily News features Salisbury Concours d'Elegance
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Hemmings Daily News features Salisbury Concours d'Elegance

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2013-2014 History Series at Salisbury House announced
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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2013-2014 History Series at Salisbury House announced
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2013-2014 History Series at Salisbury House announced

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Des Moines Register's 5 Things You Can't Miss This Weekend - GATSBY GALA and CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE
Friday, September 6, 2013
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Des Moines Register's 5 Things You Can't Miss This Weekend - GATSBY GALA and CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE
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Des Moines Register's 5 Things You Can't Miss This Weekend - GATSBY GALA and SALISBURY CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE

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DM Juice - Two Ways to Spend Your Saturday - Everything from Aztec to Great Gatsby
Friday, September 6, 2013
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DM Juice - Two Ways to Spend Your Saturday - Everything from Aztec to Great Gatsby
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Two Ways to Spend Your Saturday - Everything from Aztec to Great Gatsby . . . see article in Juice

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Datebook's Best Bets for this weekend - GATSBY GALA
Thursday, September 5, 2013
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Datebook's Best Bets for this weekend - GATSBY GALA
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Datebook's Best Bets for this weekend - GATSBY GALA

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DM Register Pick 6 events for the week of September 1st-8th - Salisbury Concours d'Elegance Weekend
Sunday, September 1, 2013
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DM Register Pick 6 events for the week of September 1st-8th - Salisbury Concours d'Elegance Weekend
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DM Register Pick 6 events for the week of September 1st-8th - Salisbury Concours d'Elegance Weekend.

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DM Register September Best Bets - Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance
Saturday, August 31, 2013
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DM Register Best Bets in the month of September - Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance at Salisbury House & Gardens
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DM Register Best Bets in the month of September - Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance at Salisbury House & Gardens.

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Juice features Salisbury House Young Professionals
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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Juice features a story about the Salisbury House Young Professionals
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Juice features a story about the Salisbury House Young Professionals.

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Des Moines Register's Things to Mark Your Calendar for . . .
Friday, August 23, 2013
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Des Moines Register's Things to Mark Your Calendar for ...the Concours d'Elegance Weekend
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Des Moines Register's Things to Mark Your Calendar . . . the Concours d'Elegance Weekend

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Iowa Public Radio features Concours d'Elegance on its Iowa Arts Showcase
Saturday, August 10, 2013
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Iowa Public Radio features the Salisbury Concours d'Elegance on its Iowa Arts Showcase
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Iowa Public Radio features the Salisbury Concours d'Elegance on its Iowa Arts Showcase

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DSM magazine features Gatsby Gala and Treasures Tours in the Fall 2013 issue
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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DSM magazine features the Gatsby Gala and Treasures Tours in the Fall 2013 issue
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DSM magazine features the Gatsby Gala and Treasures Tours in the Fall 2013 issue

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Read Des Moines Register's Arts & Entertainment Writer Michael Morain's blog
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Michael Morain writes about Willie Nelson and John Varvatos' recent visit to Salisbury House in his blog for the Des Moines Register.
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Michael Morain writes about Willie Nelson and John Varvatos' recent visit to Salisbury House in his blog for the Des Moines Register.

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LA Times writes about Willie Nelson photo shoot at Salisbury House
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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The LA Times writes about Willie Nelson's photo shoot for the Fall 2013 John Varvatos clothing line that took place at Salisbury House.
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The LA Times writes about Willie Nelson's photo shoot for the Fall 2013 John Varvatos clothing line that took place at Salisbury House.

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Women's Wear Daily writes about Willie Nelson/John Varvatos photo shoot at Salisbury House
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Women's Wear Daily writes about the Willie Nelson photo shoot at Salisbury House for the Fall 2013 John Varvatos clothing line.
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Women's Wear Daily writes about the Willie Nelson photo shoot at Salisbury House for the Fall 2013 John Varvatos clothing line.

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Read about Willie Nelson/John Varvatos at Salisbury House on Esquire
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Read about Willie Nelson/John Varvatos photo shoot at Salisbury House on Esquire
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Read about Willie Nelson/John Varvatos photo shoot at Salisbury House on Esquire

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KCCI Interviews J. Eric Smith and Karla Kash about Shakespeare on the Lawn
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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KCCI interviews J. Eric Smith and Karla Kash about Shakespeare on the Lawn
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KCCI interviews Salisbury House Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, and Repertory Theater of Iowa's Director, Karla Kash, about Shakespeare on the Lawn.  Click here to watch the interview.

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Des Moines Register's Arts Writer, Michael Morain, feature on Shakespeare on the Lawn
Sunday, June 16, 2013
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Des Moines Register's Arts Writer, Michael Morain, feature on Shakespeare on the Lawn
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Des Moines Register's Arts Writer, Michael Morain, feature on Shakespeare on the Lawn.  Click here to read the story.

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Salisbury House Foundation initiates 20th Anniversary Annual Appeal
Monday, June 3, 2013
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Salisbury House Foundation has initiated its 20th Anniversary Annual Appeal
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Salisbury House Foundation has initiated its 20th Anniversary Annual Appeal.  If you are interested in supporting our efforts to preserve and share Salisbury House and its magnificent collections with our community, we would welcome your support.  Donations may be made online or by mailing a check made payable to the Salisbury House Foundation at 4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA 50312.

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Salisbury House is seeking candidates for staff positions
Friday, May 24, 2013
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Salisbury House is seeking candidates for staff positions.
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Salisbury House is seeking candidates for three staff positions.

Please see the attached job descriptions for our Curator position (full time), Education Coordinator position (part time) and Museum Advancement Administrator position (full time). 

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Salisbury House's Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, at jesmith@salisburyhouse.org or by regular mail at 4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA, 50312.

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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance is featured in Hemmings Motor News
Monday, April 8, 2013
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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance is featured in Hemmings Motor News.
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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance is featured in Hemmings Motor News.

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J. Eric Smith and Salisbury House featured on DSM Living
Sunday, March 17, 2013
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Salisbury House and its Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, were featured on DSM Living
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Salisbury House and its Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, were featured on DSM Living.  There were two segments so click on both DSM Living links to enjoy the full tour.

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Best Bets for THIS Weekend: Iowa Humanities Festival
Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Des Moines Register's Datebook features Iowa Humanities Festival as a Best Bet for this weekend.
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Des Moines Register's Datebook features Iowa Humanities Festival as a Best Bet for this weekend.

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dsmArts features Iowa Humanities Festival
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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dsmArts features Iowa Humanities Festival
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dsmArts features Iowa Humanities Festival.  There is an additional story on the dsm website.

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Salisbury House & Gardens to Host Inaugural Iowa Humanities Festival
Friday, February 8, 2013
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Salisbury House & Gardens to Host Inaugural Iowa Humanities Festival
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Salisbury House & Gardens to Host Inaugural Iowa Humanities Festival.

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Feature article on SH&G from Humanities Iowa's Voices from the Prairie
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Feature article on SH&G from Humanities Iowa's Voices from the Prairie publication.
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Feature article on SH&G from Humanities Iowa's Voices from the Prairie publication.

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Valentine's Day performance of Love Letters at SH&G
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Press Release
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Repertory Theater of Iowa will perform the Pulitzer Prize winning romantic comedy Love Letters at Salisbury House on Valentine's Day.
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Repertory Theater of Iowa will perform the Pulitzer Prize winning romantic comedy Love Letters at Salisbury House on Valentine's Day.

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Salisbury House announces 2013 Shakespeare on the Lawn program
Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Salisbury House Foundation announced that its 2013 Shakespeare on the Lawn program will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on June 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2013.
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Salisbury House Foundation announced that its 2013 Shakespeare on the Lawn program will be A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Repertory Theater of Iowa on June 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2013

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Shannon Cofield joins the Salisbury House Foundation Board
Monday, November 26, 2012
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Community Leader Shannon Cofield joins the Salisbury House Foundation Board of Directors.
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Community Leader Shannon Cofield joins the Salisbury House Foundation Board of Directors.

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DSM - Our take on where to go and what to do around town
Thursday, November 8, 2012
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DSM - Our take on where to go and what to do around town . . . Art at the Castle on November 8th
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DSM - Our take on where to go and what to do around town . . . Art at the Castle on November 8th 

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Best Bets for THIS Weekend: Mysteries of the Castle
Thursday, October 18, 2012
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Mysteries of the Castle is one of the BEST BETS for things to do in Des Moines this weekend!
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Mysteries of the Castle is one of the BEST BETS for things to do in Des Moines this weekend!

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SH&G announces "One Night Only" performance of A Christmas Memory
Thursday, October 18, 2012
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SH&G announces a "One Night Only" performance of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory performed by Repertory Theater of Iowa
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SH&G announces a "One Night Only" performance of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory performed by Repertory Theater of Iowa will take place on Thursday, November 29th at 7:30 pm.  All proceeds from the performance will benefit the 2013 Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House.

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Salisbury House & Gardens and Des Moines Metro Opera Fine Art Benefit
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Press Release
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Salisbury House & Gardens and the Des Moines Metro Opera to host joint benefit with a fine art event - Art at the Castle
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Salisbury House & Gardens and the Des Moines Metro Opera to host joint benefit with a fine art event - Art at the Castle

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Gatsby Gala was a blast from the prohibition past-see PHOTOS
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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Gatsby Gala was a blast from the prohibition past. Enjoy photos from the event on our Facebook page, DSM blog and Metro Mix.
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Gatsby Gala was a blast from the prohibition past.  Enjoy photos from the event on our Facebook page, DSM blog and Metro Mix.

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Fall 2012 - History Series at Salisbury House announces impressive roster of authors
Monday, September 10, 2012
Press Release
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Fall 2012- History Series at Salisbury House announces impressive roster of authors
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Fall 2012- History Series at Salisbury House announces impressive roster of authors

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#1 Thing to Do This Weekend - Gatsby Gala & Concours d'Elegance
Friday, September 7, 2012
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Gatsby Gala & Concours d'Elegance weekend has arrived.
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Salisbury House & Gardens is the place to be this weekend.  Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance events are this weekend.

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5 Things to Know about Gatsby Gala
Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Gatsby committee chair, Liz Lidgett, was interviewed by Juice about what guests can expect at this weekend's Gatsby Gala.
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Gatsby committee chair, Liz Lidgett, was interviewed by Juice about what guests can expect at this weekend's Gatsby Gala.

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Best Bets for THIS Weekend: Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance
Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Best Bets for THIS weekend: Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance
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Featured in this week's Des Moines Datebook Best Bets: The Gatsby Gala and Concours d'Elegance.

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Concours artist, Keith Nelson, featured on KCCI
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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Concours artist and committee member, Keith Nelson, was featured on KCCI.
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Concours artist and committee member, Keith Nelson, was featured on KCCI's "In the Artist Studio" with Mollie Cooney.  Click on the link to watch the segment.

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SH&G celebrates the Roaring Twenties and the Roaring Engines of Collectible Automobiles
Monday, August 20, 2012
Press Release
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SH&G celebrates the Roaring Twenties and the Roaring Engines of Collectible Automobiles with its Concours d'Elegance Weekend.
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SH&G celebrates the Roaring Twenties and the Roaring Engines of Collectible Automobiles with its Concours d'Elegance Weekend.

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Vintage Motorcycle Class - Two Wheeled Thunder Returns to Salisbury Concours d'Elegance
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Press Release
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Vintage Motorcycle Class - Two Wheeled Thunder Returns to Salisbury Concours d'Elegance
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Vintage Motorcycle Class - Two Wheeled Thunder Returns to Salisbury Concours d'Elegance

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Get ready for a battle at Salisbury House
Sunday, July 22, 2012
News
Enjoy a piece written by Michael Morain of the Des Moines Register about the rare battle scene diorama exhibit that opens on Tuesday, July 24th in Salisbury's library.
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Enjoy a piece written by Michael Morain of the Des Moines Register about the rare battle scene diorama exhibit that opens on Tuesday, July 24th in Salisbury's library.

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Celebrating the Exceptional at the Salisbury Concours d'Elegance
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Automobiles, Architecture, Artistry and Awe: Celebrating the Exceptional at the Salisbury Concours d’Elegance
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Automobiles, Architecture, Artistry and Awe:

Celebrating the Exceptional at the Salisbury Concours d’Elegance

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Salisbury House to exhibit rare model soldier dioramas
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Salisbury House will exhibit two rare model soldier dioramas from July 24th-August 19th, 2012
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Salisbury House will exhibit two rare model soldier dioramas from July 24th-August 19th, 2012.

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Salisbury House wins award from AASLH
Friday, June 22, 2012
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Salisbury House wins 2012 award from the American Association for State and Local History
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Salisbury House wins 2012 award from the American Association for State and Local History for its interior restoration project.

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The Designer Side of Studebaker
Thursday, June 21, 2012
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The Designer Side of Studebaker
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The Designer Side of Studebaker

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Salisbury House celebrates Iowa Museum Week
Monday, June 11, 2012
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Salisbury House & Gardens celebrates Iowa Museum Week with an exhibit of rare James Joyce works.
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Salisbury House & Gardens celebrates Iowa Museum Week with an exhibit of rare James Joyce works and special pricing on membership packages.

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SH&G has initiated the 2012 Annual Campaign
Friday, June 1, 2012
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Salisbury House & Gardens has initiated the 2012 Annual Campaign
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Salisbury House & Gardens has initiated the 2012 Annual Campaign.  The 2012 Annual Appeal is being chaired by Ron Hallenbeck and John Seefeld.  This year's Annual Campaign initiative seeks to raise $210,000.

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The BMW Tradition: Design Excellence
Friday, May 18, 2012
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The BMW Tradition: Design Excellence
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The BMW Tradition: Design Excellence

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'Wildly intelligent' writer talks adult relationships
Sunday, May 13, 2012
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Acclaimed author, Polly Frost, to perform one woman show at Salisbury House & Gardens.
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Acclaimed author, Polly Frost, to perform one woman show at Salisbury House & Gardens.  Read the article by the Des Moines Register's arts and culture writer, Michael Morain, about Polly Frost.

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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance to feature Forgotten Fiberglass cars
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance to feature Forgotten Fiberglass cars
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Salisbury Concours d'Elegance to feature Forgotten Fiberglass cars

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Des Moines Register - New directors of Salisbury House impressed by its collection, history
Friday, April 6, 2012
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Michael Morain wrote an article about the new leadership at Salisbury House in today's edition of the Des Moines Register.
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Michael Morain wrote an article about the new leadership at Salisbury House in today's edition of the Des Moines Register.

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Salisbury House Identifies New Leadership
Friday, April 6, 2012
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Salisbury House & Gardens is pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, and its new Deputy Executive Director, Cyndi Pederson.
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Salisbury House & Gardens is pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, J. Eric Smith, and its new Deputy Executive Director, Cyndi Pederson.

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Prairie Meadows - Impact Magazine
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Prairie Meadows featured an article in their Impact magazine about the interior restoration efforts at Salisbury House & Gardens that their generous Legacy Grant funded in 2011.
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Prairie Meadows featured an article in their Impact magazine about the interior restoration efforts at Salisbury House & Gardens that their generous Legacy Grant funded in 2011.

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DSM Magazine - Hidden Treasures
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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DSM Magazine featured a story on Salisbury's hidden treasures in their February 2012 issue.
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DSM Magazine featured a story on Salisbury's hidden treasures in their February 2012 issue.

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LOOK, but don't taste
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
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Gingerbread Grandeur feature article by Michael Morain of the Des Moines Register.
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Gingerbread Grandeur feature article by Michael Morain of the Des Moines Register.

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WHO TV 13 - What's Inside with Andy Fales
Thursday, November 10, 2011
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Enjoy a wonderful segment that was featured on WHO TV 13 regarding the library at Salisbury House and the rare literary collection of Carl Week's.
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Enjoy a wonderful segment that was featured on WHO TV 13 regarding the library at Salisbury House and the rare literary collection of Carl Week's.

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Rare Mercedes to headline annual car show
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Read an article featured in the Des Moines Register about the rare Mercedes that will headline the Concours d'Elegance.
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Read an article featured in the Des Moines Register about the rare Mercedes that will headline the Concours d'Elegance.

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Get Dolled Up for the Gatsby Gala
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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Read an article from Juice regarding the Gatsby Gala
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Read an article from Juice about what to wear to the Gatsby Gala

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12th Annual Concours d'Elegance
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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Legends and Legacies of Design at the 12th Annual Concours d'Elegance. A rare collection of vehicles of design and historic significance.
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Legends and Legacies of Design at the 12th Annual Concours d'Elegance.  A rare collection of vehicles of design and historic significance.

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A double dose of the Bard returns
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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The Des Moines Register's Michael Morain wrote an article about Salisbury House & Gardens 8th Annual Shakespeare on the Lawn.
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Click here to read an article written by Michael Morain of the Des Moines Register about this weekend's Shakespeare on the Lawn.

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Des Moines Register Feature
Monday, April 18, 2011
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The current restoration efforts for Salisbury House & Gardens were featured in a piece written by Michael Morain, the Arts & Culture writer for the Des Moines Register.
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The current restoration efforts for Salisbury House & Gardens were featured in a piece written by Michael Morain, the Arts & Culture writer for the Des Moines Register.  Please see the attached article.

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Community Foundation Annual Report
Friday, April 1, 2011
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Salisbury House & Gardens is featured in the 2011 Annual Report for the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.
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The Community Foundation's Capacity Building Grant is supporting the strategic planning process for the continued growth and development of Salisbury House & Gardens.

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Business Record - A Closer Look at Katie Wengert
Friday, April 1, 2011
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Article on Salisbury's new Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Katie Wengert
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Please see the attached article from The Des Moines Business Record on Salisbury House & Gardens' new Marketing and Community Relations Director, Katie Wengert.

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Salisbury House & Gardens Awarded $125,000 Legacy Grant from Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
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The Salisbury House Foundation is pleased to announce a $125,000 Legacy Grant awarded by Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino as part of funding necessary to make possible a $1 million critical repair and restoration project to the nationally significant historic house museum and cultural center in the heart of Des Moines.
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The Salisbury House Foundation is pleased to announce a $125,000 Legacy Grant awarded by Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino as part of funding necessary to make possible a $1 million critical repair and restoration project to the nationally significant historic house museum and cultural center in the heart of Des Moines.

The Prairie Meadows grant will assist in providing matching support for current funding secured through a State of Iowa Historic Preservation Grant (HSPG) of $100,000 and a Federal Save America's Treasures (SAT) grant of $400,000, both requiring 100% match from other sources.

SHF Board President Mike Simonson says of the Prairie Meadows grant, "We're grateful that the Prairie Meadows Advisory Board recognizes how important Salisbury House & Gardens is to the community – and to the Midwest in general."

Badly deteriorated interior limestone walls in the Great Hall will see restoration work begin early in 2011 while additional matching funds are secured to complete critical repairs to stabilize the foundation and address waterproofing issues that have compromised masonry walls.

Extensive rains during 2010 infiltrated the foundation and caused unforeseen damage including that to the Indian Room, a significant historic room at Salisbury House, forcing it to be closed to the public until repairs can be made. Historic terraces and retaining walls, a key element to the visitor's experience, are in dire need of repair and rebuilding as well.

SHF Director of Development Marcia Martin credits stakeholders and supporters with encouraging community leaders to support such important work at Salisbury House. Martin says, "Many supporters are helping in the effort to encourage other community leaders to provide the remaining matching funding. We're encouraged at the outstanding response we're receiving and hope to have the remaining funds committed by early 2011."

Salisbury House & Gardens, a forty-two room estate built and furnished in the 1920s by cosmetics entrepreneur Carl Weeks and his wife Edith, serves thousands of guests annually for educational tours, cultural and historic programs, and private and corporate events. The grand home houses an authentic and irreplaceable collection of art and artifacts and rare books and documents collected from throughout the world and brought back to Iowa by the Weeks family.

Mark Heppner, SHF Executive Director, says, "Plans are to make the repair and restoration project part of the visitors' experience as we invite SHF members and guests to visit at critical points throughout the project to see progress and learn what it takes to manage a national treasure." Salisbury House & Gardens is open to the public for tours March through December Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 – 5:00. The house was completed in 1928 by Carl and Edith Weeks and modeled after the King's House in Salisbury, England. Visitors can get more information at www.salisburyhouse.org.

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Save America's Treasures Commits Up To $400,000 For Salisbury House & Gardens!
Monday, November 29, 2010
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Through the efforts of bipartisan support from Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Tom Harkin, and Representative Leonard Boswell, Salisbury House & Gardens will benefit from a Federal matching grant administered by the National Park Service.
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Through the efforts of bipartisan support from Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Tom Harkin, and Representative Leonard Boswell, Salisbury House & Gardens will benefit from a Federal matching grant administered by the National Park Service. The funding will be used for interior repairs to plaster, wood and stone surfaces throughout the house; and to eliminate water infiltration as well as damage to the foundation that threaten basement and terrace structures - structures critical to the integrity and longevity of the building's envelope. To receive these funds, we must have your commitment to match them. Every dollar you can spare helps to complete an essential $1 million project!

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Salisbury House & Gardens Awarded $100,000 Preservation Grant
Monday, November 29, 2010
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Salisbury House Foundation has been awarded a Historic Site Preservation Grant of $100,000. The grant will be applied to Salisbury House & Garden's $296,675 Interior Surfaces Preservation and Waterproofing project.
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Salisbury House Foundation has been awarded a Historic Site Preservation Grant of $100,000. The grant will be applied to Salisbury House & Garden's $296,675 Interior Surfaces Preservation and Waterproofing project. The project includes wood floor refinishing, plaster repair, and finishing of plastered walls, as well as cleaning and repair of wall and floor stone surfaces. The grant requires that Salisbury House & Gardens provide a matching $100,000 by July 2011. This Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs grant was administered by the State Historical Society of Iowa. "We are delighted to receive this grant," said Mike Simonson, president of Salisbury House Foundation Board of Directors. "It will play an extremely important role in ensuring that restoration moves ahead, expanding what visitors experience here," he added. Restoration of Salisbury House & Gardens began with a 1998 Master Plan for complete restoration. In the decade following, the House's roof was restored and the former garage area was renovated to become a new Visitors Center. As funding was secured, the Plan moved ahead with extensive replacement of mechanical and security systems, installation of air conditioning and security and fire suppression systems. Wood restoration of centuries-old flooring and wall paneling begun in 2006 was completed in three second-floor rooms in June, 2008, through grants from the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation and the Principal Foundation.

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