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  • 36th Annual Black Maria Film Festival Program

    The Art Center continues to bring cutting-edge, independent films to the region by hosting the Black Maria International Film Festival. The annual festival draws hundreds of entries from around the world in the categories of documentary, experimental, animation, and narrative works. Fifty award-winning films are named and included in the Festival's annual tour, which travels to more than 60 host institutions across the country and abroad.

    Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

  • Exploring the Arts of the Gilded Age + Iowa Artists 2017: Yun Shin

    In this episode of Radio Art Center the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford chats with film director Michael Maglaras as well as Curator Laura Burkhalter.

    Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2017

  • Art Noir + PechaKucha Night Des Moines: Q&A with Assistant Curator Jared Ledesma

    Want a sneak peek of the entirely unexpected event? Check out Art Noir's quick Q&A with PechaKucha Night Des Moines: Volume 30 presenter and Art Center Assistant Curator Jared Ledesma.

    Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

  • Drawing in Space: Tandem Gallery Dialogues + Drop-in Tours

    Experience the entirely unexpected exhibition Drawing in Space through a docent-led tour or gallery dialogue with Art Center staff.

    Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Finalists

    Established in New York City in 1997, The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from over 40 countries each year. Ten entries are selected as finalists in the annual Festival and are then packaged and distributed on DVD to participating theaters. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

  • Meet Chief Registrar Mickey Ryan

    On this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford sits down with Chief Registrar Mickey Ryan to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Art Center's collections.

    Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Meet our new Assistant Curator Jared Ledesma

    On this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford sits down with our new Assistant Curator Jared Ledesma.

    Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

  • Four Ways to Celebrate Iowa Museum Week

    Did you know it's Iowa Museum Week? We're fortunate to be in the company of the other wonderful museums located around the state.

    Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

  • Ruptures

    In this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford sits down with Senior Curator Alison Ferris to discuss the upcoming exhibition Ruptures.

    Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • Everything you Need to Know about the 2017 Big Hair Ball

    In this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford sits down with 2017 Big Hair Ball Chair Belle Du Chene to talk about this year's entirely unexpected event on Saturday, May 13.

    Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017

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