Metro Arts Alliance needs your support! Join community and business leaders of greater Des Moines by sponsoring, attending, and donating to Metro Arts Alliance.


The best way to support Metro Arts is to donate. Make a 100% tax deductible donation to Metro Arts Alliance. You are helping make the arts accessible to Central Iowans with this donation! Thank you for supporting Metro Arts Alliance.


There are multiple volunteer opportunities with Metro Arts including serving on the Board of Directors and assisting with artABILITY, Jazz in July, Dining for the Arts, Education Outreach programs and other events.

There are also multiple internship opportunities through Metro Arts and our member organizations, including assistance with our newsletter and website.

For more information about how you can get involved, contact Metro Arts Alliance at 515-280-3222 or email us.


The arts are for everyone. When we each play our part, the arts thrive and the cultural and educational life of greater Des Moines is invigorated.

As a private, non-profit arts organization, Metro Arts exists because of the support of corporations, individuals and families, artists and cultural agencies. Your membership truly makes a difference in our community. It ensures that the arts are alive and accessible in Des Moines. It allows more children and adults to experience art programs, educational opportunities and cultural events. It strengthens our community through expanded cultural opportunities.

In addition to the numerous benefits to the community becoming a member of Metro Arts Alliance provides, many local community resources provide discounts for our members.


*Some restrictions apply



Thank you for the gift of art and culture to more than 30,000 central Iowans whose lives were enriched by our programs.

We know that it takes unique, committed people to recognize the needs and value of giving the gift of art to the community

Metro Arts Alliance Donors

“Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.” -Robert Motherwell

Polk County Board of Supervisors
Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources- REAP CEP
Iowa Dept. of Cultural Affairs-Iowa Arts Council
Bravo Greater Des Moines
Drake University
Union Pacific Foundation
Federal Home Loan Bank
John Deere
Kemin Industries, Inc.
The Meredith Corporation Foundation
Polk County Housing Trust Fund
Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.
American Family Mutual Insurance Co.
Richard and Laurel Ballinger
Nancy and Robert Betz
C. Dean Carlson
Chayse Holdings LLC
Community CPA & Associates
Des Moines Area Community College
Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler, & Hagen PC
F & C Hubbell Family Charitable Fund
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Fong’s Pizza
Hillyard Des Moines
David and Trudy Hurd
John Ruan Foundation Trust
Cliff Kessler
Dennis L. Markway
McGill Junge Financial
Neighborhood Development Corporation
Neighborhood Finance Corporation
Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
Bonnie M. Thorn
Silent Rivers Design + Build
Simonson & Associates Architects, L.L.C.
Susan Skinner & Mark Movic Fund
The Iowa Clinic PC
Two Rivers Bank & Trust
The Urban Grill
Wesley Retirement Services
West Glen Town Center
Woodlands Creek Active Retirement Community San Wong
Bill and Maribeth Wright
Advanced Automation Inc.
Beaverdale Neighborhood Association
The City of Norwalk
Des Moines Public Schools
Shon Braden
Margaret Brennan
Mell Meredith Frazier
Mike and Diane Heid
Keith and Diane Krell
Meredith Corporation
Monetary Strategies
R & R Realty Group
Dusty and Teri Rauschenberg
Sam’s Club – Windsor Heights
Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX
Terrace Hill Foundation
Urbandale July 4th Committee
Waukee Area Arts Council
Waveland Park Neighborhood Assn.
Westwood Neighborhood Association
Anthony Vernon
Donald L. Blumenthal
Larry Bradshaw
Wayne and Kimberly Bruns
The City of Des Moines
Waldo and Diane Geiger
David and Jane Hemminger
Matthew McCoy
MidAmerican Energy Co.
Mary Muller
LaVonne J. Neerland
Dick and Cleojean Olson
Jean O’Neill
Lucinda V. Raabe
Kent and Lou Ann Sandburg
Neil Salowitz
Mac and Jodi Stanfield
Bill Tiffany
John Tone
John Schmidt and Deb Wiley
Francia A. Wittern
515 Brewing Company
Keith Altemeier
Roslyn Ansher
Linda D. Appelgate
Nu Huynh and Cac Baccam
Baker Group
Dennis and Sally Bates
John and Caroline Barzen
Benson Family Foundation
Brian & Mary Porter Charitable Fund
Kimberly D. Beisser Bill Bemis
Clark and Chris Bening
Bettie Jane Bibler
Patricia Boddy
Cafe Di Scala, LLC
Capital City Fruit Co., Inc.
Centre for Arts and Artists
Lori Calhoun
Denise Charter-Jones
Janine A. Choudhury
Ellen Cioccio
William Davis and Karen Cordes
Scott and Ken Coronet
Jeff Couch
Jeff and Meg Courter
Ryan Clutter and Vicki Sehgal
Michael J. Davis
Charles Day
Tom Cameron
Des Moines Arts Festival
Downtown Community Alliance Greater Des Moines CVB
Kathy Evans
Jody and Bobette Galloway
Duane Gregg
Alan and Mary Gross
Gene and Betty Hamilton
Rob Den Hartog
Janet Herrold
John and Sharon Hines
Gloria Hoffmann
Hubbell Realty Company
Craig Hunt
Kristin Hurd
Iowa Sculpture Festival
Iron Horse Wealth Management LLC
Martha and John Jessen
Barbara John
Jake and Erin Joseph
Benjamin Jung
Dr. James and Mary Ellen Kimball
Colleen Kirkwood
Jim and Pat Kratz
Mike and Pam Kulik
Bruce Lambert
Janette Larkin
Joseph and Ruth Lakers
The Lint Companies
Jeff Logan and Kim Poam Logan
Justin Lossner
Patrick and Laura Lynch
Craig Maltby
Jennifer M. Marcouiller
Patrice A. Maurer
Thomas McBride
David McClung
Christopher and Stacey McDonald
Jared McMurray
Angela D. Meijer
Adrienne Moen
Skip Moore
Richard and Sachiko Murphy
David and Carolyn Nagel
Arthur Neis
Andrew and Barb Nish
Marti Elizabeth Payseur
Brian and Mary Porter
The Principal Charity Classic
Glenn and Florence Purnell
David D. Rauschenberg
Sabra K. Rosener
Roy R. Estle Memorial Library
Brad and Claudia Schabel
Kelly Schall
Mark and Barb Schmidt
Jack and Jill Schreiber
Leslie E. Schechtman
Andrew Selvadurai
Kay Sinha
Susan Stookey
Spanish Communication Services
St. Anthony Day Care Center
Steph and Mo Enterprises LLC
Stookey Companies
Julie G. Roisen
Ron and Clarice Rubek
Phyllis Tinker
Beth Townsend
Jacqueline K. Thompson
Triple A Home Services, LLC
Richard and Patricia Trump
Urbandale Community School District
Ken and Heather Watkins
Sara and David Walker
Terrence and Donna Walter
Kyle and Amanda Wiebers
Connie Wimer
Daniel and Heather Willrich
Susan Wright
Arnie Zediker
Rachel A. Zediker
Vicki Adams
Mark and Maribeth Arentsen
The City of Bondurant
Gene and Norma Bakros
Lee Ann Bakros
Christine Riccelli and Andy Ball
Robert Brammer
John Benoit
Kyle and Michelle Bissell
Blank Park Zoo
William Boal
Judith Brown
Chris Burgess
Will Canine
Children’s Creative Activities
Denny Christensen
Joseph M. Comito
Community Youth Concepts
Robert L. Cooper
Kathie Danielson
Joe and Carol Domeier
Bernard and Ava Feldman
Barb Funke
Fiber Concepts
Madhaus Gallery
Clinton and Jo Ann Gaulke
Fred and Sharon Gee
Mary Helen Grace
Kris and Kathy Gregersen
Alex Hart
Ed and Vicki Hertko
Kathryn Kooyman
Mary Lea M. Kruse
Rod and Jan Kruse
Jim and Cindy Lamson
Cynthia Letsch
Erika Linden
Abigail Livingood
Leslie Maach
Li Zhao & Justin Mandelbaum
Madikwe USA, Inc.
Douglas and Barbara Minear
Polly Moore
Laura and Thomas Montgomery
Jean L. Mountain
The Music of Scott Davis
Nora Nurre
William O’Brien
Olson-Larsen Galleries
Carson and Connie Ode
Polk County Agricultural Extension
Premium Solutions
O.D. and Elinor Ratliff
Dianne S. Riley
Chris Rohwer
Michael Schlosser
Brenda Schumann
Richard & Jacquelyne Seibert
William and Faith Sherman
Jim Sinclair
Karen and Bob Unrau
Harold and Joyce Templeman
Dee Willemsen

Metro Arts Alliance In-Kind Donors

Thank you for the the in kind gifts.

Iowa State Fair
Register Media
Iowa Public Radio
Good Plan Productions
Thammavong Artworks
The Business Record
Iowa’s Gay Wedding Planner
Des Moines Arts Festival
Corporate Image
The Iowa National Guard
Pioneer Communications
818 Design
Boesen the Florist
Corporate Image
Think Different Designs
Unexpected Company
Des Moines Metro Opera
Bone Fish Grill
Ingersoll Wine & Spirits
Jonnie 5 Apparel
Edwards Printing
Cache Bakery
Beeline and Blue
Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar
Christian Printing
Cirque Wonderland Entertainment
Dehner Distillery
Electronic Engineering
Dusty Rauschenberg
The Urban Grill
Unexpected Company
County Line Printing


Thanks to these organizations for sponsoring our programs and events.

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Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines
3209 Ingersoll Ave. Suite 208, Des Moines, IA 50312


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