Cool art exhibit coming to DSM this year

January 12, 2009 —

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted artist Tara Donovan and her sculptures made with everyday objects. I talked to a friend in Boston who has seen the exhibit and she said it was very cool. Luckily for us in Des Moines, our Art Center is bringing Tara’s show to us, June 19-Sept. 13.

The show will be at the location a few blocks from DMU (4700 Grand Ave.) and at the downtown location (800 Walnut Street). As always, admission tot he Art Center is free. 

For $5, you can attend a preview party for the exhibit on June 18. Held at both locations, you can enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, live music and cash bars. 

Kudos to our Art Center staff for booking such a cool exhibit!

Courtney Tompkins has been part of the DMU marketing team since Nov. 2005 and loves promoting a school she believes in so thoroughly. Proud daughter and patient of DMU alumni, Courtney knows, first-hand, that Des Moines University is doing a world of good. A fan of all outdoor festivals, fruity drinks and nearly all edibles, she has a hard time narrowing down her list of favorite places to go and things to do but lists the Iowa State Fair as an all-time fave. She loves her 8-minute commute to DMU from Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines. She and husband Tyler are owned by three large dogs, Tonka, Tucker and Tank.


  • Niki

    Such a cool exhibit!!! Definately check this out. I saw her show at the ica in Boston and it was so amazing!