The Art Center currently has two paid positions available:
Volunteers will be contacted when opportunities matching their availability, interests and skills become available.
Additional questions? Contact Staci Harper Bennett via e-mail or call 515.271.0309.
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."
Interested candidates must have an active e-mail account and be comfortable with digital communication. Candidates must be able to attend training classes every Thursday from 9:30am-noon and be available to lead at least one tour per week.
If you are interested in this opportunity or have questions please contact us via e-mail.