01.25.2011 Des Moines Tattoo Expo – Iowa Photojournalism Images from the Tattoo Expo held in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. More here « Spam Self Portrait » 2 comments email a friend Thu - When was this and the name of the expo? Lance Shuey - It was called “The Des Moines Tattoo Festival.” Really. It was 7.26.2008. Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.