August 13, 2021
Community members are invited to the front lawn of the Des Moines Art Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 21 for Family Fiesta, a component of artist Justin Favela’s exhibition Central American.
July 13, 2021
The Des Moines Art Center is thrilled to announce it has been awarded an Arts and Culture Grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.
May 18, 2021
On July 17, Justin Favela’s exuberant, large-scale installations will fill two gallery spaces at the Des Moines Art Center with the exhibition Justin Favela: Central American.
May 6, 2021
This year, the Art Center is remembering the names, faces, and stories of Latinx Iowans who have lost their lives as a result of COVID-19 with Dia de los Muertos: Recuerdo.
February 25, 2021
On March 12, the Des Moines Art Center will open Iowa Artists 2021: Olivia Valentine, featuring two bodies of work by the artist and Iowa State University professor.
January 28, 2021
On Saturday, February 13, the Des Moines Art Center will open The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter's Stained-Glass Art. Organized by the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, the exhibition will be on view in the Anna K. Meredith Gallery through May 23, 2021.
December 14, 2020
The Des Moines Art Center is proud to announce that the groundbreaking exhibition Queer Abstraction has received the 2020 SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalog of Contemporary Materials.
October 27, 2020
The Des Moines Art Center is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a Student Arts Education Investment Grant from Bravo Greater Des Moines and the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.
September 21, 2020
The Des Moines Art Center is proud to continue their almost 70 year tradition of hosting an Iowa Artists exhibition. This year the Blank One gallery will feature the work of Iowa City-based photographer Rachel Cox. Iowa Artists 2020: Rachel Cox will open October 16, 2020 and close January 3, 2021.
July 28, 2020
The Des Moines Art Center is pleased to announce that it has received a Cultural Leadership Partners Operating Support grant for $20,000 from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.