The Des Moines Art Center is a museum of Modern and Contemporary Art located in Des Moines, Iowa. The Art Center also includes the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, a school for studio art education, and a museum gift shop. There is no cost to visit the museum; admission is always free.
Through its collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, the Des Moines Art Center provides opportunities for transformational art experiences.
Every voice belongs in contemporary art. The Des Moines Art Center commits to valuing and representing the unique experiences and perspectives of every visitor and staff member. Working toward equity and inclusivity within the museum, school, and community strengthens our ability to create better, together.