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Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center

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4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org

Mar 2017

The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life

March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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The Des Moines Art Center will host a public discussion on Sharon Louden's latest book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. Featured speakers will be Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief and co-founder of the arts blogazine Hyperallergic,…

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Apr 2018

The Supply Chain and the Sublime: Mary Mattingly

April 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Join artist Mary Mattingly, whose work is displayed in the exhibition Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967–2017 at the Des Moines Art Center, as she discusses her work as an artist and environmental activist. Sustainable urban agriculture, wearable architecture and post-apocalyptic survival all…

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Sep 2018

New Wine in Old Bottles: The reuse and recycling of pottery in the Roman world

September 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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J. Theodore Peña, Professor of Roman Archaeology, Department of Classics, University of California, Berkeley Imperial Rome was one of the first consumer societies, with the mass production of petty craft goods such as blown glass and ceramic table wares and…

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Aug 2019

My Best Voice is as an Artist – Joyce J. Scott Lecture

August 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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The Des Moines Art Center will host a free lecture by artist Joyce J. Scott at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. A free brunch will be offered prior to the lecture; brunch guests will receive the best parking and reserved…

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Jan 2020

Hedda Sterne: Imagination and Machine: Mini Lecture and Conversation

January 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Join Shaina Larrivee, director of the Hedda Sterne Foundation; Nathan Augustine, art collections manager at Deere & Company; and Jared Ledesma, Des Moines Art Center assistant curator, for an introduction to one of the most fascinating artists of the 20th…

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Artist Talk with Karla Black

January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Levitt Auditorium, Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Karla Black: 20 Years at the Des Moines Art Center Feb. 8–May 17 will be the artist’s first major solo museum exhibition to include both site-specific works and a representative selection of sculptures made over the course of her career.…

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