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  • Celebrating International Sculpture Day

    In honor of the third annual International Sculpture Day—held on Monday, April 24—we're delighted to share works from the Art Center's collections on view both in the museum and within our community.

    Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017

  • It's Spring Fling Time in the Museum Shop!

    In this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Doolittle sits down with Retail Operations Director Sarah Jane Shimasaki to talk about everything happening in the Museum Shop this spring.

    Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • A Slow Art Day Tradition

    For the third year, the Des Moines Art Center is excited to host a Slow Art Day celebration. One day each year, people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at art slowly. The goal is to focus on art and the art of seeing.

    Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

  • Reaching New Communities Through Art Education

    On this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and Public Relations Christine Doolittle sits down with Outreach Manager Rachael Jackson and Hip Hope Founder Bo James with his daughter Ne'aLa.

    Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2017

  • #5WomenArtists: Curator Laura Burkhalter

    As part of this campaign, we've asked members of our staff to chose the five women artists in the Art Center's collections that have had the biggest impact on them. Today Curator Laura Burkhalter highlights some of her favorite artists.

    Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017

  • #5WomenArtists: Senior Curator Alison Ferris

    As part of this campaign, we've asked members of our staff to chose the five women artists in the Art Center's collections that have had the biggest impact on them. Today Senior Curator Alison Ferris shares her favorites.

    Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Five New (and Entirely Unexpected) Elements of Big Hair Ball 2017

    Sure, you attended Art Noir's Big Hair Ball in 2015, but this year's event is going to be bigger and better than ever. Discover five new (and entirely unexpected) things about Big Hair Ball 2017: Alchemy.

    Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • #5WomenArtists: Director Jeff Fleming

    As part of this campaign, we've asked members of our staff to chose the five women artists in the Art Center's collections that have had the biggest impact on them. Today Director Jeff Fleming shares his picks.

    Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017

  • 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Film – Art Center Winners

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's annual showing on Oscar® nominated short films, viewers vote which short they believe should win the Academy Award®.

    Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017

  • Big Hair Ball 2017

    In this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and PR Christine Doolittle sits down with Big Hair Ball chair Belle Du Chene to discuss the 2017 event.

    Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2017

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