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Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines

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The Des Moines Art Center is an art museum with an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, modern art and mixed media. It was established in 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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  • Three floors of art including pieces by Juan Miro, Picasso, Monet, Grant Wood and others. There is also a cafe but it isn’t currently open. Free.  more »
  • We go to Des Moines every year for the Iowa State Fair. This year we decided to make a stop at the Des Moines Art Center. What a delightful museum! Our group ranged in age from 74 to 16 and we all...  more »
  • I grew up in Des Moines and had never visited the Art Center until recently. I have visited at least four times in the past year. To my surprise, there has always been something new to see. I have gone on a group tour and explored on my own. I enjoyed both experiences. I don't think you need to be a hard core art lover to enjoy the museum.
  • One of the most friendly intimate significant art museums I have visited. Kid-friendly, the grandkids loved it. An impressive collection included major masters and new emerging talent. A Picasso, Henry Moore in downtown Des Moines. Highly recommended.

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