Des Moines Art Center

4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
Capacity: 220 people

About Des Moines Art Center

We are delighted you are considering the Art Center for your next special occasion. From wedding receptions to elegant corporate soirées, the Des Moines Art Center’s world-class architecture, beautiful ambiance, and staff will make your event unforgettable. Unique, sophisticated, and home to some of the most important art of our time, the Des Moines Art Center boasts a variety of spaces to accommodate the most discerning needs: a gorgeous lobby, a restaurant, a 220-seat theater, and an open air courtyard with striking views of our buildings, designed by three master architects. These customizable accommodations are perfect for creating a truly memorable and entirely unexpected event. One of our approved caterers will provide an exceptional culinary experience, from passed hors d’oeuvres to a multiple course dinner. To surprise and delight your guests, we can arrange private docent led tours of the three buildings that house the Art Center’s impressive exhibitions and collections.

Package Pricing

Events Starting At
$500 - $3,000 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Levitt Auditorium
Levitt Auditorium
Main Lobby + Maytag Reflection Pool
Main Lobby + Maytag Reflection Pool
Restaurant + Courtyard
Restaurant + Courtyard
Venue Types
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 220
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 5