• Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
  • Hours | Directions

  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hours | Directions

Member Benefits

All members enjoy:

Valuable discounts

  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop
  • 20% discount for studio classes
  • Discounts on popular art magazine subscriptions
  • Discounts on tickets to many special events

special opportunities

being the first to know

  • Advance notice of upcoming programs and events through subscription to the NEWS
  • Class schedules and opportunity to enroll before the general public
  • Invitations to exhibition preview parties and special events 

Membership Levels and Additional Benefits

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Senior, Student, Artist, Educator, Active Military  $30         

All member benefits for one adult 18 years of age or older. Proof of status required: driver's license for Senior (65+); business card or resume for Artist; ID for Student/Educator and Active Military


Individual $40                                                

All member benefits for one adult 18 years of age or older

Household, Grandparent $55                     

All standard membership benefits for up to two adults and all dependents living in the same home or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren 18 years of age and younger

Contributor $110                                       

All Household benefits, plus:

  • Member rate on facility rentals
  • Invitations to special member events
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Reciprocal member benefits and free admission at more than 450 museums nationwide
  • Two free cocktails at exhibition preview parties







Supporter $220                                         

All Contributor benefits, plus:




Sustainer $500-999   

All Supporter benefits, plus:

  • Free enrollment in one art appreciation class annually

Click here for information about Director's Circle membership ($1000+), or contact the Development Director via e-mail or at 515.271.0338.