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  • Webcast: Artist Talk: In Conversation with Karla Black

    This Artist Talk with Karla Black is a prelude to her exhibition Karla Black: 20 Years.

    Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

  • Art and Activism: Free Weekend Workshops for Teens

    Join the Art Center for a free series of summer Art Activism workshops for teens! Using the Art Center's permanent collections as a catalyst, teens will discuss social movements and discover the power of activism through artistic expression. All workshops include: Friday – Tour and Reflection 6-9pm Saturday – Workshops and Art Creation 9:30 am - 3:30pm Sunday – Showcase noon-3pm

    Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020

  • Breaking the Chains: Juneteenth Community Mural for Teens

    Join the Des Moines Art Center in collaboration with the Des Moines Urban Experience as they celebrate 30 years of preserving the history of Juneteenth in Iowa.

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • Webcast: Hedda Sterne Mini Lectures + Conversation

    This program introduces one of the most fascinating artists of the twentieth century that you've likely never heard of—Hedda Sterne.

    Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

  • September 2019: Sara Williams

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's new My Museum Monday program, each month an Art Center member is invited to spend time in the museum when the building is normally closed to the public. We received dozens of applications to take part in this experience and are excited to begin sharing them with you.

    Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020

  • Webcast: Active Voice: Contemporary Art, Storytelling, and Advocacy

    This program explores identity, activism, storytelling, and aesthetics in the work of contemporary Indigenous creators.

    Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2020

  • July 2019: The Yaegers

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's new My Museum Monday program, each month an Art Center member is invited to spend time in the museum when the building is normally closed to the public. We received dozens of applications to take part in this experience and are excited to begin sharing them with you.

    Posted on Friday, November 29, 2019

  • Webcast: Why Americans Should Unlearn Their History

    In this lecture, Kevin Gover will implore us to fearlessly embrace the larger, messier, more complex truths of our history.

    Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019

  • July 2019: Kevin Smith

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's new My Museum Monday program, each month an Art Center member is invited to spend time in the museum when the building is normally closed to the public. We received dozens of applications to take part in this experience and are excited to begin sharing them with you.

    Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019

  • Webcast: My Best Voice is an Artist

    In this lecture, artist Joyce J. Scott offers a candid talk about her life and work.

    Posted on Monday, October 28, 2019

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