The Octagon Center for the Arts offers nearly 200 classes a year to Ames and surrounding communities. Classes and workshops are open to all ages in a variety of media such as ceramics, dance, drawing, fiber arts, painting and photography.
427 Douglas Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
Fax: 515-232-5088 Email Us
The Octagon Center for the Arts is a non-profit community art organization
located in downtown Ames Main Street Cultural District. The Octagon has been
a cornerstone of the cultural scene in Ames since 1966. The Octagon serves
more than 30,000 people annually through education classes and outreach
programs, rotating exhibits, retail gallery shop, and special events such as
the annual Octagon Art Festival. Come experience the arts at the Octagon!