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Staff

  • #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

  • #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

  • Curators on the Road: Santa Fe

    Santa Fe has always been on my travel wish list, and it fully lived up to my expectations. SITE Sante Fe, a contemporary art space, holds a highly respected biennial exhibition, and the opening of this version was the primary reason for this trip.

    Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016

  • Meet the Art Center's new Senior Curator Alison Ferris

    As you may have heard, the Des Moines Art Center is extremely excited to welcome a new curator to its staff. While you'll likely meet her during a member preview or see her at an artist lecture soon, we wanted to take a moment to introduce everyone to Alison Ferris, the Art Center's new senior curator.

    Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

  • A Curator's European Vacation

    I am very fortunate to have a job that requires travel. Even before I had this job, travel has always been a priority for me, even if it just meant hitting the road with some friends and exploring rural Iowa.

    Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

entirely unexpected