creative connections
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Creative Connections: Jean Dubuffet

Students will practice observation and critical thinking, while experiencing the joy of discovery. Creative Connections can be used online with virtual tours or in-person at the Art Center.

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Pappajohn Sculpture Park Exploration Guide

Welcome to the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, an extension of the Des Moines Art Center.  There are many ways to learn: start with a question, create, explore your passions and interests, challenge norms,...

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creative connections
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Creative Connections: Georgia O’Keeffe

Students will practice observation and critical thinking, while experiencing the joy of discovery. Creative Connections can be used online with virtual tours or in-person at the Art Center.

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Siendo con el Arte

Este programa de audioguía de 20 minutos convierte su visita a la galería en una experiencia llena de paz, inspiradora y de meditación.  Al escuchar y seguir las amables indicaciones proporcionadas, verá las obras de...

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creative connections
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Creative Connections: Nick Cave

Students will practice observation and critical thinking, while experiencing the joy of discovery. Creative Connections can be used online with virtual tours or in-person at the Art Center.

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Being With Art

Being with Art is a peaceful guided audio tour grounded in mindfulness and slow-looking practices. Experience art with a new awareness by using the gentle prompts in this 20-minute audio exercise. LISTEN

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Virtual Gallery Talk: Manos

Former Art Center Associate Curator Jared Ledesma reviews many the exhibition Manos: Selections of Latin American Art from the Des Moines Art Center’s Collection as well as a new addition to the collection, Hermano y...

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Justin Favela, Artist Lecture

Justin Favela shares significant touch points about his artistic motivations, influences, and explorations, ending in a description of his exhibition at the Des Moines Art Center, Justin Favela: Central American.

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