Become a docent and learn more about the world of contemporary art!

A docent is a museum-trained volunteer who conducts tours at the Des Moines Art Center and Pappajohn Sculpture Park for children or adults. The word "docent" is derived from the Latin word docere meaning "to teach."

We have started a new docent program and will not be accepting new applicants at this time.

If you have questions, please contact the museum education department via email.

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