• Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
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  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
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Art Center front lawn
Film trivia contest at 8 pm
Film begins at dusk

Harold and Maude
Rated PG-13 (Intended for adults); 1971
Directed by Hal Ashby
Starring Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort

This darkly humorous cult classic deals with an extremely wealthy young man who is
obsessed with suicide until he meets a woman fifty years his senior whose lust for life
transforms him.

A trivia contest about American film classics will begin at 8 pm. Three audience 
participants will have the chance to go head-to-head and test their film knowledge.
Brush up now; you could win the prize!

The Des Moines Art Center, in partnership with Des Moines Park and Recreation,
again presents a summer series of eclectic and cinematic classics on the front lawn
on the first Thursday evenings of June, July, August, and September. Guests are
encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, bug spray, and refreshments.

In case of rain, the film will be cancelled. Check the Art Center homepage for updates. 

To view the full FREE Flicks and Summer on the Hill schedule, click here.