Des Moines Art Center

Parent Organization: Des Moines Art Center

Location Information

4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152774405

Program: Art Spectrums

Art Spectrums is a free program for children and teens on the autism spectrum. Art Spectrums students are introduced to the unique environments of the museum and art studio. Participants look at artwork and discuss observations. Museum artwork serves as the inspiration for a related activity in the studio. These sensory experiences can aid in the development of cognition, communication, and motor skills.


  • Art viewing
  • Discussions
  • Art lessons


Available to children and teens on the autism spectrum

Intake Process:

Contact the Studio Education department by phone at 515-271-0316.


Third Sunday of each month from noon ‘ 1:30 pm


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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