• 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
  • Hours | Directions

Art Center members have opportunities to attend special programs,
designed with them in mind, throughout the year. Programs listed
here are FREE* and open to all members.

*Reservations are required for member programs and can be made
via email or by phone 515.271.0327.

The Curator's Choice tour originally scheduled for Saturday, July 12 has
been canceled but will be rescheduled.


  • Member Orientation: Pappajohn Sculpture Park

    September 13 / 11 am
    Pappajohn Sculpture Park

    Learn all you've ever wanted to know about the sculptures in the John and Mary Pappjohn Sculpture Park. This tour is perfect for new members and experts alike!

    Jaume Plensa (Spanish, born 1955)
    Nomade, 2007 (detail)
    Painted Stainless Steel
    324 x 204 x 216 inches
    Promised gift from John and Mary Pappajohn to the Des Moines Art Center