Print Club

The Des Moines Art Center Print Club, founded in 1981, encourages the study and appreciation of fine prints and supports the print activities and collections of the Des Moines Art Center.

Your annual membership provides financial support for Print Club programs, Print Gallery exhibitions and gallery guides, and the purchase of an annual gift print for the Des Moines Art Center’s permanent collections.

In addition to Art Center membership benefits, Print Club members receive: 

  • Invitations to all Print Club events
  • Invitation to attend the annual meeting and opportunity to vote on the annual gift print selection
  • Opportunity to purchase the annual, limited-edition commissioned print before the general public

Print Club Membership Levels

Student - $15

Individual - $35

Household - $50

Benefactor - $150
Benefactor level members receive the first opportunity to purchase the annual, limited-edition commissioned print as well as an invitation to one annual event exclusively for Benefactor members.‚Äč

You can purchase Print Club memberships online when you join the Art Center or renew your existing Art Center membership. To join or renew your Print Club membership mid-cycle, please call the Membership Office at 515.271.0324. Please note: you must have a current Art Center membership in order to join or renew Print Club.

Print Club Commissioned Prints

Commissioned prints are available online, by contacting the Museum Shop at 515.271.0330 or visiting during regular museum hours. You may also download and return an order form.

Click here to download a copy of the complete commissioned print catalogue, including 2019 artist information. No commissioned prints were published in 1994, 1995, and 2002.

For detailed information about Print Club, please contact Director of Member Experiences Debra Kurtz via email or by phone at 515.271.0336.

Upcoming Print Club Programs

2020 events include:

  • April 5 / Stone Lithography Hands On Workshop  at Drake University
  • April 26 / May Day Potluck Party
  • May 14 / Annual Meeting
  • Summer Benefactor Party
  • October 3 / Sponsoring Exhibition Opening Celebration of Black Stories

Visit our online calendar to register for upcoming events.

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