• 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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Partner with the Des Moines Art Center
and demonstrate your commitment to the community

The Art Center offers businesses, foundations, and organizations of all sizes partnership opportunities. These collaborations provide the greater Des Moines community with funding for FREE public exhibitions, museum education programs, and innovative community outreach events, while providing unique marketing opportunities, creative entertainment options, and excellent employee benefits.

 

ORGANIZATION PARTNER LEVELS & BENEFITS

EXECUTIVE ANGEL ($50,000 +)

* 30 invitations to members' only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Plus all benefits listed below


EXECUTIVE FELLOW ($20,000 - $49,999)

* Recognition on the website
* 25 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Consultation with Art Center director of curator regarding collecting art
* Plus all benefits listed below


EXECUTIVE PARTNER ($10,000 - $19,999)

* Exclusive Exhibition sponsorship opportunities (Contact the Art Center Director of Development for detailed information) which includes logo recognition in all collateral materials
* 20 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Plus all benefits listed below


CORPORATE PARTNER ($5,000 - $9,999)

* Exclusive Program sponsorship opportunities (Contact the Director of Development for 
  detailed information) which includes logo recognition in all collateral materials
* Opportunity to use corporate logo with program recognition
* 15 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Opportunity to host one corporate event at the Art Center with no rental fee (other fees
   will apply)
* Invitation to lunch and tour of exhibition with Art Center Director and Senior Curator
* Plus all benefits listed below


BUSINESS PARTNER ($2,500 - $4,999)

* Corporate name listed on annual recognition piece in Art Center lobby for the fiscal year
* 10 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Invitation to annual Thank You Party for all Art Center donors contributing $2,500 or more
* Plus all benefits listed below


SMALL BUSINESS PARTNER ($1,000 - $2,499)

* 5 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* $5 off all new memberships for your employees
* Opportunity to host Corporate dinner on Thursday with private docent after dinner
* Plus all benefits listed below


CORPORATE MEMBER ($500 - $999)

* Listing in the Annual Report
* 2 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.

For detailed information about becoming a Des Moines Art Center Corporate Sponsor, contact Emily Bahnsen, development director, via e-mail or 515.271.0338.

 

Thank you to our GENEROUS Sponsors

$50,000+
Bravo Greater Des Moines
Wallace Foundation

$20,000 – $49,999
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
DuPont Pioneer
Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National    Endowment for the Arts
The Fred Maytag Family Foundation
Meier Bernstein Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Nationwide Foundation
NPI Security
The Principal Financial Group

$10,000 – $19,999
Cowles Charitable Trust
Homesteaders Life Company
Meredith Corporation Foundation
Substance Architecture
Wells Fargo

$5,000 – $9,999
American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
ASK Studio
Aveda Institute of Des Moines
Bank of America Foundation
Bankers Trust Company
Casey's General Stores, Inc.
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Faegre Baker Daniels
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
Great Southern Bank
GuideOne Insurance
Holmes Murphy
The Iles Family - Dunn's Funeral Homes
John Deere Des Moines Works
US Bank
Variety - The Children's Charity
VOYA Financial
Willis Auto Campus
Workiva

$2,500 – $4,999
American Enterprise Group, Inc.
Belin McCormick, P.C.
Charles Gabus Ford
Joseph M. Dorgan Trust
J.E. Dunn Construction
Farm Bureau Financial Services
FBL Financial Group
Hy-Vee, Inc.
KPMG LLP
Lint Van Lines
Henry G. and Norma A. Peterson Charitable Trust
Prairie Meadows
West Bancorporation Foundation

$1,000 – $2,499

Christensen Development
Essex Meadows, Inc.
Frank Miller Scholarship Fund
Target

$500 – $999
Bell-Pullen Arts & Culture Scholarship Fund
Connie Wilson

In-Kind Contributors
ABC 5
Big Green Umbrella Media
Boesen the Florist
Capital 106.3 (Clear Channel)
Cityview
Des Moines Register Media
Everything-Spanish
Iowa Public Radio
KCCI TV 8
KFMG 99.1 FM
Mediacom
Connie Wilson