TUESDAY, MAY 21 / 11 AM – 4 PM

Hours + Directions

Des Moines Art Center
Museum and School

The Art Center is a museum and school, with a world class art collection housed in extraordinary architecture by three renowned architects.

Admission is free.

Free admission is supported by Principal Financial Group and Des Moines Art Center members.

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm
Friday: 11 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: Noon – 4 pm

The museum is closed on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Schedule guided tours of the museum here.


Open during regular museum hours


4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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Visitor Guide

Architecture Guide

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John and Mary Pappajohn
Sculpture Park

The Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines is an extension of the Art Center.

Admission is free.


Open during city park hours, which are sunrise to midnight.

Schedule guided tours of the Sculpture Park here.


1330 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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Information: 515.277.4405

Sculpture Park Visitor Guide
Sculpture Park Interactive Map

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