Permanent Collection Audio Tour

Learn about artwork in the Des Moines Art Center's permanent collection through audio commentary from Director Jeff Fleming, former Director James T. Demetrion and more.

To access the audio tour via cell phone, please follow the directions below: 

Step 1: Dial 515.509.2240
Step 2: Enter a stop number

Keep in mind: 

  • This tour is provided FREE except for the minutes used on your cell phone.
  • Stop audio lasts between 1 and 4 minutes depending on the artwork.
  • You may stay connected as you explore the museum, or hang up and call back as often as you like.
  • To discontinue a stop and proceed to another, press the # key on your phone followed by the new stop number.
  • Share your comments. To record your personal interpretation or thoughts about a particular work, press the # key on your phone followed by *0 and wait for the prompt.

Audio tours can also be accessed on iPods available at the Information Desk.

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