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  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • June 2019: Eric Heininger

    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, October 25, 2019

  • Webcast: A View from the Center of the Americas

    In this lecture, Franklin Sirmans will talk about how this unique backdrop has played, and continues to play, a key role in how the museum defines its mission and vision in the 21st Century.

    Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • 2019 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 Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • May 2019: Mary Ellen Kimball

    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 Thursday, July 25, 2019

  • Webcast: The Possibility of Queer Abstraction by David J. Getsy

    David J. Getsy discusses the ways in which some queer artists have addressed the problem of representation by pursuing abstraction.

    Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

  • March 2019: Kristie Bell

    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 Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Webcast: Art and Empathy: The Wonder of Wonders by Kaywin Feldman

    In her talk, Feldman will discuss the dramatic potential of wonder and empathy in today's turbulent world.

    Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019

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