A Statement on Black Lives Matter

While no statement can fully address the pain Black Americans have experienced and continue to feel, we can use our platform to support Black Lives Matter, recognize injustice, and raise the voices of Black artists and community members

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Des Moines Art Center NEWS: April to June 2020

It’s finally spring and there is a lot of activity at the Art Center in anticipation of warmer, sunnier days. I am looking forward to many exciting events. These include a lecture with the scholar and newly...


Viewing Art With Essential Workers Episode 2

The Des Moines Art Center believes that access to art belongs to everyone, and that a simple conversation around works of art between two strangers is a perfect way to enjoy our shared humanity. Museum...