Des Moines Art Center IA

The Des Moines Art Center (DMAC), opened in 1948, presents thought-provoking exhibitions and educational programs, as well as hands-on studio art classes. The DMAC works to be a leader in the field by contributing to the cultural record. We serve our community by engaging people with art, emphasizing the art of our times through our collection and exhibition policies. We shape the culture of our community, making art accessible to all-enriching and inspiring through educational programs and partnerships. From this strong local base, we strive to extend our leadership nationally and globally.