SUMMER ON THE HILL

 
  • Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
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  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
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Enjoy summer-time at the Des Moines Art Center in 
June, July, August, and September
with FIRST THURSDAYS and FIRST FRIDAYS!

FIRST THURSDAYS: FREE FLICKS
On the first Thursday of each month, join us for FREE Flicks on the front lawn at dusk.
Pre-film activities begin at 7 pm. In the event of inclement weather, FREE Flicks will be
canceled (check the homepage for updates). 

FIRST FRIDAYS:
LIVE MUSIC
First Fridays at the Art Center feature live music in the courtyard from 5 – 8 pm.
In the event of inclement weather, First Fridays will be moved to the Lobby. 
(Admission $5; members FREE).

SUMMER ON THE HILL SCHEDULE

June 1:             Talk + Live Music: The Coming of Rock and Roll with historian Michael Lasser
                         and Bob Tyler & the Reckless Hearts
June 7:             Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981
                         Pre-film treasure hunt: Raiders of the Lost ART


July 5:               Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 1986
                         Pre-film activity: Ferris Bueller Challenge results
July 6:               Faculty Lounge live music performance


August 2:         Some Like it Hot, 1959
                         Pre film activity: Marilyn Monroe look-a-like contest
August 3:         Wilder Side live band karaoke show


September 6:   
Harold and Maude, 1971
                            Pre-film activity: Film Trivia
September 7:  
Tina Haase and Bella Soul live music performance