Help protect our community’s quality of life and vibrant culture. Consider supporting Greater Des Moines’ arts and cultural organizations for Giving Tuesday. Many of these organizations also have ticket packages, memberships, and subscriptions – meaning your dollar goes even further! 

Give back this holiday season and check a few gifts off your list—it’s a win-win! 


How to support 

Ballet Des Moines 

The Nutcracker packages 

Blank Park Zoo 

Visit the Zoo year-round, become a member 

Civic Music Association 

Donate and watch virtual concerts 

Des Moines Art Center 

Visit the Art Center and donate, take a class, shop in the gift shop, become a member 

Des Moines Metro Opera 

Purchase summer 2021 festival tickets 

Des Moines Performing Arts 

Purchase season tickets 

Des Moines Playhouse season tickets 

Purchase a Flex Four pack or take the family to see “Miracle on 34th Street” 

Des Moines Symphony 

Subscribe to the Masterworks or Pops series 

Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens  

Visit the Gardens and gift shop, become a member 

Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation 

Contribute to the Public Art Conservation Fund 

Hoyt Sherman Place 

Contribute to the capital campaign, become a member 

Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation 

Shop the Blue Ribbon Foundation store, buy advance fair tickets 

Living History Farms 

Visit Living History Farms, become a member 

Mainframe Studios 

Shop for local artist-made gifts at 

Science Center of Iowa 

Visit SCI, gift a membership