Check out all the Art at Desiring the Arts Festival and other Desiring the Arts events.

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Enjoy the music of internationally acclaimed musicians and performers who have graced some of the most iconic stages including The Kennedy Center, Rainbow Room (Rockefeller Center), Segerstrom Center, Carnegie Hall, Grand Ole Opry, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center to name a few.

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Fashion and Architecture

Fashion Designers at Desiring the Arts Festival over the past two years represented U.S.A., Vietnam and India. Architectural Designers at DTA Festival represented U.S.A. and Palestine. Desiring the Arts will be including many more Fashion Designers, Architects and other designers in the coming years.

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McSweeny-Buhr Scholarship for the Arts

On the final day of Desiring the Arts Festival 2017, brothers Patrick Buhr and Sean Buhr awarded Taylor McKimmey the McSweeny-Buhr Scholarship for the Arts. This $500 scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors that are further pursuing the arts at the collegiate level. Congratulations to Taylor and we wish her the very best as she majors in music and singing at the University of Northern Iowa.


Photo: Patrick Buhr, Taylor McKimmey and Sean Buhr at

Desiring the Arts Festival 2017