The Meier building is temporarily closed for floor refinishing. Visit our Facebook page for more details.
Guided tours are welcome during public hours; groups larger than 15 should be reserved in advance. We offer special guided tours for non- or low-sighted individuals at both the museum and the Pappajohn Sculpture Park.
To ensure we can accommodate your group, we ask that you submit your tour request at least three weeks in advance of your preferred date.
Learn about art! Listen to audio content about works in the permanent collection. Hear from artists, museum staff, and more.
While at the Pappajohn Sculpture Park, use your cell phone to learn more about the works of art as you explore, or listen online from the comfort of your own home.
This walking guide navigates the sculptures on the grounds of the Art Center nestled in Des Moines’ Greenwood Park.
The Des Moines Art Center launched virtual tours of their permanent collections and special exhibitions in March 2020. The tours allow visitors to click through the extensive collections as if they were at the museum, walking through the galleries.
Inquire at email@example.com to learn about collection and exhibition resources for your visit.
The Art Center’s “Art Calls” program offers virtual tours of the museum led by a docent. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and to get scheduled.
We offer special guided tours for non- or low-sighted individuals at both locations. Depending on studio availability, a tour and art project can be scheduled. Email email@example.com to schedule an accessible guided tour.