• Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
  • Hours | Directions

  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hours | Directions


  • Register for Classes: Temporarily Unavailable

    Class registration will be down from Sunday at 8 am until Tuesday at 8 am for technical upgrades. We apologize for any inconvenience.
    Questions? Contact us via email or call 515.271.0306.



  • Register for a Guided or Self-Guided Tour

    Guided tours of the Art Center and Pappajohn Sculpture Park are available. Self-guided tours are welcome during public hours at both locations and must be reserved ahead of time.


  • Educator Guides

    These guides contain images of the architecture and artwork, questions to ask while viewing the artwork, and art projects related to a few of the works of art at the Art Center and Pappajohn Sculpture Park.


  • Outreach Projects

    The goal of the Des Moines Art Center’s community outreach program is to use art education to inspire students and at-risk youth to acknowledge their unique identities and use artistic expression to overcome adversity and establish a sense of worth.