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Beth Burkemper, Owner/Operater

With a degree in Theater and Dance, Beth worked in for-profit and non-profit organizations in Missouri and Iowa.    In 2008 she went back to school and in 2012 received her MBA from University of Northern Iowa.  She became the third owner of 9th Street Gallery in 2013 and has since devoted effort to modernizing the business, including updating the business name.  Custom picture framing is provided for Marshalltown, Marshall County and Central Iowa

What sets Midwest Frame and Gallery apart from other area framers?

  ·  Friendly and professional staff

  ·  The largest selection of frames

  ·  The quickest turn-around time

  ·  Consistent and reasonable pricing

  ·  Work is completed on-site (a full wood shop and work shop are located in the basement)

What is the normal process?

The design phase is a collaborative process. Beth and her staff will look at the best ways to achieve your goals.  Is preservation a priority?  Is a shadow box frame required?  Knowing the background story of each piece being framed determines the best approach to each project.   

How long will it take to complete my project?

Normal completion time is two weeks.  Some projects can be completed much quicker than two weeks if materials are in-stock.  More complicated projects require extra preparation and labor.

How do I see recent examples of framing projects? 

Our gallery page shows specific examples of our work.  For informal images,  visit our facebook page at


Store Hours:

By Appointment

Do not hesitate to call for an appointment.  Appointments ensure undivided attention.  They also allow for staff to schedule and complete projects in a timely manner.

The shop is closed for major holidays:  Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  In addition, the Saturday before Memorial Day and Labor Day the shop is closed.  Between Christmas and New Year's the shop is closed for maintenance. 

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