• Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
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  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
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Partner with the Des Moines Art Center
and demonstrate your commitment to the community

The Art Center offers businesses, foundations, and organizations of all sizes partnership opportunities. These collaborations provide the greater Des Moines community with funding for FREE public exhibitions, museum education programs, and innovative community outreach events, while providing unique marketing opportunities, creative entertainment options, and excellent employee benefits.

 

ORGANIZATION PARTNER LEVELS & BENEFITS

EXECUTIVE ANGEL ($50,000 +)

* 30 invitations to members' only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Plus all benefits listed below


EXECUTIVE FELLOW ($20,000 - $49,999)

* Recognition on the website
* 25 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Consultation with Art Center director of curator regarding collecting art
* Plus all benefits listed below


EXECUTIVE PARTNER ($10,000 - $19,999)

* Exclusive Exhibition sponsorship opportunities (Contact the Art Center Director of Development for detailed information) which includes logo recognition in all collateral materials
* 20 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Plus all benefits listed below


CORPORATE PARTNER ($5,000 - $9,999)

* Exclusive Program sponsorship opportunities (Contact the Director of Development for 
  detailed information) which includes logo recognition in all collateral materials
* Opportunity to use corporate logo with program recognition
* 15 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Opportunity to host one corporate event at the Art Center with no rental fee (other fees
   will apply)
* Invitation to lunch and tour of exhibition with Art Center Director and Senior Curator
* Plus all benefits listed below


BUSINESS PARTNER ($2,500 - $4,999)

* Corporate name listed on annual recognition piece in Art Center lobby for the fiscal year
* 10 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* Invitation to annual Thank You Party for all Art Center donors contributing $2,500 or more
* Plus all benefits listed below


SMALL BUSINESS PARTNER ($1,000 - $2,499)

* 5 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.
* $5 off all new memberships for your employees
* Opportunity to host Corporate dinner on Thursday with private docent after dinner
* Plus all benefits listed below


CORPORATE MEMBER ($500 - $999)

* Listing in the Annual Report
* 2 invitations to members’ only events
* Discounts in the Museum Shop for your employees, clients, etc.

For detailed information about becoming a Des Moines Art Center Corporate Sponsor, contact Emily Bahnsen, development director, via e-mail or 515.271.0338.

 

Thank you to our GENEROUS Sponsors

$50,000+
Bravo Greater Des Moines
Wallace Foundation

$20,000 – $49,999
DuPont Pioneer
Iowa Arts Council
The Fred Maytag Family Foundation
Meier Bernstein Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Nationwide Foundation
NPI Security
Prairie Meadows
The Principal Financial Group

$10,000 – $19,999
Aviva USA Corporation
Cowles Charitable Trust
Homesteaders Life Company
Meredith Corporation Foundation
Substance Architecture
Vision Iowa
Wells Fargo Bank Iowa, N.A.

$5,000 – $9,999
American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
Aveda Institute of Des Moines
Bank of America Foundation
Bankers Trust Company
Casey's General Stores, Inc.
John Deere Des Moines Works
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Faegre Baker Daniels
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
Grand View University
GuideOne Insurance
The Iles Family - Dunn's Funeral Homes
Peter H. & E. Lucille Gaass Kuyper Foundation
Robert Lehman Foundation
Sammons Financial Group
Variety - The Children's Charity
VOYA Financial
Willis Auto Campus

$2,500 – $4,999
American Enterprise Group, Inc.
Bank of the West
Belin McCormick, P.C.
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Joseph M. Dorgan Trust
J.E. Dunn Construction
Farm Bureau Financial Services
FBL Financial Group
Hy-Vee, Inc.
KPMG LLP
Henry G. and Norma A. Peterson Charitable Trust
US Bank
West Bancorporation Foundation

$1,000 – $2,499

Christensen Development
Essex Meadows, Inc.
Charles Gabus Ford
Humanities Iowa
Integer Group
Frank Miller Scholarship Fund
Target
The Vernon Company

$500 – $999
Bell-Pullen Arts & Culture Scholarship Fund
Connie Wilson Design

In-Kind Contributors
ABC 5
Big Green Umbrella Media
Boesen the Florist
Capital 106.3 (Clear Channel)
Cityview
Court Avenue Brewing Company
Paul Crosby Architectural Photography
Des Moines Register Media
Doll Distributing
Everything-Spanish
Iowa Public Radio
KCCI TV 8
KFMG 99.1 FM
Mediacom
TNT Landscaping
Connie Wilson Design