The DES MOINES SOCIAL CLUB is an innovative arts and entertainment venue located in a renovated, historic art deco Firehouse in downtown Des Moines. The non-profit provides a home for local artists, offers unique programming spanning all arts disciplines, and brings people of every age and background together under one roof — all for the purpose to use the arts as a catalyst to create unprecedented community engagement.

On any given night, you may see thought-provoking theater, pop-up art galleries, circus classes, entertaining trivia competitions, live music, or art courses for kids — all happening simultaneously. There is truly something for everyone at the Des Moines Social Club.

The Des Moines Social Club spans two buildings, multiple floors, an outdoor courtyard and features an art gallery, gift shop, black-box theater, music venue, restaurant, and coffee shop, as well as numerous performance spaces, classrooms, and non-profit office space.


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ACT 3: A new lead takes center stage at the Social ClubBusiness Record

15 fascinating people you’ll meet at DM Social Club, Des Moines Register

How America’s Dullest City Got CoolPolitico Magazine

In Des Moines, Downtown Revival is a Team Effort, The New York Times

Do the Most Hipster Thing Possible – Move to Des MoinesThe Atlantic

On the eve of caucuses, a political catwalk, Yahoo Politics


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