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  • Discover an Entirely Kids Experience at the Art Center

    In this episode of Radio Art Center, the Des Moines Art Center's Director of Marketing and Public Relations Christine Crawford sits down with Museum Educator Kara Fedje to discuss the museum's new Entirely Kids initiative.

    Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018

  • 18th Annual Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos Ofrenda

    The Des Moines Art Center is proud to host the 18th annual Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead celebration. This year's celebration will be devoted to the community, instead of a singular honoree.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  • October 2018: Alyssa and Isla Bowers

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's new My Museum Monday program, each month an Art Center member will be invited 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 Monday, October 15, 2018

  • 2018 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Winners

    Established in New York City in 1997, the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from more than 40 countries each year. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

  • Honor Indigenous People's Day

    In celebration of Indigenous People's Day, the Des Moines Art Center has commissioned a poster to honor Native land through a visual land acknowledgement.

    Posted on Monday, October 8, 2018

  • Register Your Online Account Today!

    The Art Center has a new online registration system! This system will make it easier for you to register for events and take advantage of your member discounts.

    Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

  • Art Center Inktober

    To celebrate the spookiest of months, the Des Moines Art Center is hosting its first Inktober.

    Posted on Monday, October 1, 2018

  • Taking the #ArtCenterOutdoors

    This fall the Des Moines Art Center is partnering with Bravo Greater Des Moines and the City of Pleasant Hill to take our collections into the community.

    Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018

  • ArtWorks: Wangechi Mutu

    In anticipation of the 2018 Des Moines Art Center Gala | ARTWORKS, each week through September we will feature a new artist and artwork that illustrates the power of art to connect, to transform, to empower and so much more.

    Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018

  • 2018 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Finalists

    Established in New York City in 1997, The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from over 40 countries each year. Ten entries are selected as finalists in the annual Festival and are then packaged and distributed on DVD to participating theaters. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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