DMPA'S VENUES REMAIN CLOSED. VIEW THE LATEST UPDATES. VIEW NOW

 

 

UPCOMING VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING

Mountain Goat Mountain

Mountain Goat Mountain

February 20 - March 7, 2021 Get Tickets
Dixie's Happy Hour

Dixie's Happy Hour

March 4 - 7, 2021 Get Tickets

Rhythm of the Dance

March 12 - 21, 2021 Learn More
University of Wonder and Imagination

The University of Wonder & Imagination

March 19 - 21, 2021 Get Tickets

A Message About COVID-19 to DMPA Patrons:

DMPA’s top priority is always the safety and security of our guests. Learn more about steps we are taking to help keep our community healthy and safe. 


 

WEDDINGS

Say "I Do" on stage! Celebrate your special day on the Civic Center stag. Save your date and book an all-inclusive package for your wedding, vow renewal or engagement celebration today!

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TOURS

Want an inside look at the Des Moines Civic Center? Tours can be arranged for groups up to 8. 

Book a Tour Today

Tour duration: 1 hour

Pricing: Free/Optional Donation


You Make The Difference

"The arts help us understand ourselves as human beings. If you look at how we've ever documented our existence, it's all through an art form."

-Eric Olmscheid, Director of Programming and Education

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Recent News

IHSMTA TECHNICAL THEATER SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTED TO DALLAS CENTER-GRIMES STUDENT

DMPA announces the 2020 IHSMTA Technical Theater Scholarship recipient that recognizes one graduating senior pursuing a technical theater major or minor at an accredited college or university.

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DMPA ANNOUNCES 2020 IHSMTA IMPACT AWARD RECIPIENTS

DMPA announces the 2020 IHSMTA Impact Award recipients recognizing educators and community members who support their local high schools’ musical productions.

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