Des Moines Art Center

The Des Moines Art Center is an impressive museum featuring buildings designed by some of the most well-known architects of the 20th century; Eliel Saarinen, I.M. Pei and Richard Meier.

As these photos show, the art isn’t too bad either.


“Rescue 2013” by Nick Cave



“Nude Study for the Burghers of Calais: Pierre de Wiessant” by Auguste Rodin



“Holy Family” Amanda De Leon



“Automat 1927” by Edward Hopper


“The Disciples See Christ Walking on the Water” and “Christ Learning to Read” by Henry Ossawa Tanner.


Bandage Girl- K Smith

“Bandage Girl” by Kiki Smith.

Tangerine, the restaurant at the art center, is a great place to stop for a bite to eat.





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