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Des Moines Art Center

  • 4700 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Phone: (515) 277-4405
  • Region: Central
  • Overview

    This permanent collection of major 19th, 20th and 21st century recognized masterpieces is housed in a striking contemporary building complex designed by three internationally recognized architects. The Des Moines Art Center boasts outstanding exhibitions, educational programs, restaurant and museum gift shop.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    Business Continuity
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Free admission daily. Donations accepted.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. T, W & F; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thu; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat, Noon - 4 p.m. Sun.
    • Season: Year-round; closed major holidays including New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.
    • Self-Guided Tours:
    • Tour Length: 1 hr.
    General
    • Virtual Activities Available:
    • Link to Virtual Activities: https://www.desmoinesartcenter.org/visit/virtualtours
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Floorplan File Floorplan File
    • Largest Room 3828
    • Total Sq. Ft. 6778
    • Reception Capacity 200
    • Space Notes Courtyard can be used in tandem with Lobby or Restaurant only.
    • Theatre Capacity 220
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Parking Capacity 100
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Banquet Capacity 125
    • Number of Rooms 3
    • Classroom Capacity 220
    Levitt Auditorium
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3828
    • Width: 58
    • Length: 66
    • Height: 16
    • Theater Capacity: 220
    • Classroom Capacity: 220
    Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
    • Width: 30
    • Length: 62
    • Height: 16.5
    • Banquet Capacity: 125
    • Reception Capacity: 200
    Restaurant
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 950
    • Width: 29
    • Length: 33
    • Height: 8
    • Banquet Capacity: 50
    • Reception Capacity: 75
  • Events

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 17, 2020

    Anna Gaskell: Judith Loves Martha Exhibit

    Tues/Weds/Fridays 11am - 4pm; Thurs 11am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sundays 12 - 4pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    Des Moines Art Center

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until April 15, 2020

    Exhibition: Hedda Sterne - Imagination and Machine

    Tues/Weds/Fri: 11am - 4pm; Thurs 11am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 12 - 4pm; Mon CLOSED

    Des Moines Art Center

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 17, 2020

    Karla Black: 20 Years Exhibit

    Tuesday/Weds/Fridays: 11am - 4pm; Thurs 11am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 12 - 4pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    Des Moines Art Center