Become a docent and learn more about the world of contemporary art!

A docent is a museum-trained volunteer who conducts tours at the Des Moines Art Center and Pappajohn Sculpture Park for children or adults. The word "docent" is derived from the Latin word docere meaning "to teach."

We will be starting a new docent program in the fall of 2018. If you would like to apply to be a Des Moines Art Center docent, please contact the Museum Education Department via email.

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