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Prairie Cairn by Andy Goldsworthy (2002)

Artist Andy Goldsworthy creates Prairie Cairn, 2001 at the Conrad Environmental Research Area, Newton, Iowa and discusses the larger project titled “Three Cairns,” of which this piece is a first step. “Three Cairns” is cross-continental...

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February 2023: Jonney Ambrose

Jonney Ambrose was the first member to participate in My Museum Monday during our 75th Anniversary year. “I so enjoyed my time at My Museum Monday—I wanted to say thank you!” Jonney told us. “I...

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December 2022: Jody Gifford

Jody Gifford applied to My Museum Monday after reading about it in the Art Center newsletter. She wanted to use her time in the galleries to write in complete silence. Jody described her desire to...

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Eliot Nusbaum on Des Moines Art Center Architecture (1998)

During the Art Center’s 50th anniversary, Eliot Nusbaum, Architecture Editor of Traditional Home Magazine, speaks about the unique achievement of twentieth century architecture, a collaboration by three of the most noteworthy architects of modern times,...

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