Friday, October 20, 2023


8:30 am

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This trip has sold out. If you would like to be added to a waiting list, please contact Cassandra Tant, Senior Manager of Membership and Development at

Special Member Travel Opportunity – Crystal Bridges Museum!

Join us for an art-filled adventure to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art! We will travel to Bentonville, Arkansas in a private motorcoach, stopping by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on the way. Our group will explore the art, architecture, and surrounding nature of the renowned Crystal Bridges Museum. We will be staying at the 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville: a boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, cultural center, and home to award-winning restaurant, The Hive.

Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22, 2023

$1,250 per person based on double occupancy / $1,750 per person based on single occupancy

What’s included?

  • Round-trip transportation from the Des Moines Art Center to Bentonville, Arkansas via private motorcoach, with refreshments
  • 2 nights stay at deluxe 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville
  • Private hotel breakfast buffet Saturday and Sunday
  • Lunch on Friday at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, lunch on Saturday at Crystal Bridges, and lunch on Sunday during the return trip
  • Hosted dinner on Saturday evening at The Hive, an award-winning restaurant
  • Guided tours of Crystal Bridges collections, architecture, and Frank Lloyd Wright House
  • Transportation to scheduled destinations via private motorcoach

Click here to read a full description of the trip!

Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Thursday, May 5. Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a $500/person non-refundable deposit, no holds. An invoice for the remaining amount will be sent on July 1 and due on August 15. The tour price is based on 24 travelers.
Register by contacting Senior Manager of Membership and Development Cassandra Tant at or by calling 515.271.0327.

As a benefit of membership, invitation to this trip is first extended to travelers at the
Dual/Household level and above. If the trip does not fill by May 15, the opportunity will be extended toall Art Center members and donors.
If your membership has lapsed, renew in person or online.

Questions? Contact Cassandra Tant, Senior Manager of Membership and Development at


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