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 at the Des Moines Social Club, 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’s something for everyone at the Des Moines Social Club.

Once renovations are complete in May, the Des Moines Social Club will span two buildings, multiple floors, an outdoor courtyard and featuring the Viaduct Gallery, Kum & Go Theater, Malo Restaurant, and Capes Kafé, as well as numerous performance spaces, classrooms, and non-profit office space.

Limited programming is currently underway at the venue while renovations on the Firehouse are completed. The Grand Opening is set for May 10, 2014.

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Parking
FREE parking is available east of the firehouse in the ramp between 8th & 9th St. and Mulberry & Cherry St. after 5:00pm and on weekends. Enter the ramp via Mulberry St. only. 
Entrance Information
Theater Events: south building of the firehouse in the Kum & Go Theater, entrance at 901 Cherry St. Patron and handicap drop-off and pick-up is available under the 9th St. viaduct.
Offices, Classrooms, and Viaduct Gallery: main building of the firehouse, entrance at 900 Mulberry St.

 

 

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