We are delighted you are considering the Art Center for your next special occasion. From wedding receptions to elegant corporate soirées, the Des Moines Art Center’s world-class architecture, beautiful ambiance, and staff will make your event unforgettable.
Unique, sophisticated, and home to some of the most important art of our time, the Des Moines Art Center boasts a variety of spaces to accommodate the most discerning needs: a gorgeous lobby, a restaurant, a 220-seat theater, and an open air courtyard with striking views of our buildings, designed by three master architects. These customizable accommodations are perfect for creating a truly memorable and entirely unexpected event.
One of our approved caterers will provide an exceptional culinary experience, from passed hors d’oeuvres to a multiple course dinner.
To surprise and delight your guests, we can arrange private docent-led tours of the three buildings that house the Art Center’s impressive exhibitions and collections.
All rentals include set up and tear down of rental equipment, security, and maintenance. Additional items may be rented by the Art Center on behalf, and at the expense, of the client. These fees do not include food and beverage or any outside rental needs, such as tables, chairs, and linens. Fees are subject to change.
The Des Moines Art Center is proud to present three exclusive caterers for events.
GATEWAY MARKET CATERING
Contact: Kelly Crosby
Email / Phone: 515.422.5111
Contacts: Susan Madorsky or Cherry Madole
Email / Phone: 515.988.4366 (Susan) / 515.720.7510 (Cherry)
TASTE! TO GO CATERING & EVENTS
Contact: Emily Gross
Email / Phone: 515.277.8646