Des Moines Art Center

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4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa

Upcoming Events

Yoga + Gallery Talk – Field, Road, Cloud: Art and Africa

March 7, 2015 - 8:30 am - 10:30 am at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Yoga novices and enthusiasts alike are invited to practice yoga in the lobby of the Art Center with instructor James Miller from 8:30 – 10 am, followed by a 20-minute gallery talk about Field, Road, Cloud: Art and Africa. Participants should bring yoga mats. Reservations are required, please make your FREE reservation beginning February 10 by visiting and click on the EVENT RESERVATION bubble on the homepage or by phone at 515.271.0313. Please specify this event (Yoga) and the number to attend.

Black Maria Film + Video Festival

March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Independent Films for Independent Minds. All films shown in Levitt Auditorium are selected with an adult audience in mind. The first series of films will be screened on March 12; the remaining films will be shown on March 15. The complete line-up of films will be announced at a later date.

Exhibition opens: Antique Abstraction

March 13, 2015 - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Antique Abstraction highlights works from the museum’s collections made within five years of 1915 to celebrate this aesthetic breakthrough, which informed every art movement of the coming decades. The exhibition will feature works by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Wassily Kandinsky (1886-1944), Lyubov Popova (1889-1924), and André Derain (1880-1954), among others, with many on display for the first time in several years. The exhibition dates are March 13 – September 2015.

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