• 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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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.


  • Members' Preview

    Friday, February 13 / 5 - 7 pm
    Art Center lobby

    In appreciation of member support, previews for major exhibitions are now hosted especially for members!


  • Member Orientation: African Art

    Saturday, February 21 / 11am
    Art Center lobby

    Celebrate African American History Month by learning more about contemporary African art in the Des Moines Art Center collections and spending time in the exhibition Field, Road, Cloud: Art and Africa.

    Alfredo Jaar (Chilean, b. 1956)
    Embrace, 1995
    Video: 1:00
    Courtesy Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin and the artist, New York