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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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Mon: Closed
Tues: 11 am – 4 pm
Wed: 11 am – 4 pm
Thurs: 11 am – 7 pm
Fri: 11 am – 4 pm
Sat: 10 am – 4 pm
Sun: 10 am – 4 pm

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


4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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The Art Center is located less than one mile north on 45th Street from the Bill Riley bike trail. To plan your trip via public transportation, visit the DART trip planner

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