Become A Member

Experience the art of today. Be part of the Des Moines Art Center. 

Your membership directly supports free admission, educational programs, and outreach at the Art Center while providing you with many valuable benefits and discounts.

  • Individual Member


    $40 One Year / One Adult (+18)

    • 10% discount in the Museum Shop
    • 20% discount for studio classes
    • Discounts on tickets to many special events
    • Admission to members' only exhibition preview parties
    • Opportunity to join member groups — Art Noir and Print Club
    • Access to member-only programs including behind-the-scenes events
    • Advance notice of upcoming programs and events through subscription to the NEWS
    • Class schedules and opportunity to enroll before the general public
    • Invitations to member exhibition previews and special events
  • SEAMS Member


    $30 One Year

    Degree-seeking Student (18+) / Educator / Artist / Senior (65+) / Active military

    All Individual benefits

  • Household


    $55 One Year

    • Household memberships include benefits for up to two adults and all dependents living in the same household, or two adults and any grandchildren 18 years of age or younger.
  • Contributor


    $110 One Year

    All Household benefits, plus: 

    • Member rate on facility rentals
    • Opportunity to join Salon 4700
    • Recognition in Annual Report
    • Reciprocal member benefits and free admission at more than 650 museums nationwide
  • Members


    $220 One Year

    All Contributor benefits, plus: 

    • Reciprocal membership benefits and free admission at an additional 40 modern and contemporary art museums nationwide.
  • Sustainer


    $500 One Year

    All Supporter benefits, plus: 

    • Free enrollment in one art appreciation class annually.
  • Director's Circle


    Join the Director's Circle and shape the future of the Des Moines Art Center.

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