Travel the world without leaving your seat!
Join us as we bring you face-to-face with renowned adventurers, scientists, and photographers, who will transport you into the depths of their incredible careers.
Immerse yourself in the stories that have helped shaped our understanding of the world, as these exceptional individuals share their first-hand accounts of their daring journeys, groundbreaking research, and awe-inspiring encounters. The series embodies the shared journey of learning, understanding, and appreciating our world.
With each presentation, you'll uncover the hidden beauty of our planet, guided by the insights of trusted experts who have dedicated their lives to unraveling its mysteries. Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to witness the world through their eyes.
Secure your seats to the Explorer Series with the 3-speaker season ticket package starting at $50! This is your chance to be a part of an unforgettable experience that promises to enrich, inspire, and expand your horizons.
WHO ARE THE 2023-24 EXPLORER SERIES SPEAKERS?
Meet the extraordinary voices that will transport you to uncharted territories, ignite your curiosity, and inspire a deeper connection with our planet. Discover the diverse lineup in this season's Explorer Series featuring a renowned scientist, a fearless adventurer, and visionary photographer – each with their unique story to tell.
EXCLUSIVE SEASON TICKET HOLDER BENEFITS
Select the payment option that’s right for you! Take advantage of monthly payments, split your order into two payments or pay in full when your order is processed.
You can swap your tickets from one production in the Explorer Series Season Ticket Package to any Des Moines Performing Arts presentation in the Broadway Series, Temple Comedy Series, Family Series, Live at the Temple Concert Series or Dance Series.*
*If new tickets are higher priced than original tickets, payment for the difference will be applied at the time of substitution. These requests must be made at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled curtain time. Show substitutions can be made in person at the Civic Center Ticket Office or by calling (515)246-2322.
Season Ticket Holders are first in line to lock in the best seats and can save up to 10% on 3-show packages. Enroll in Auto Renew and save an additional 5% on selected price levels.*
*savings on base ticket price, additional fees may apply.
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AUTO RENEW OFFERS THE BEST, EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS.
All season ticket holders get exclusive benefits, but be sure to select Auto Renew when ordering to save an additional 5% plus, easy automatic renewals each year!
Have questions? Read our Auto Renew Frequently Asked Questions.