New Member's Party - 10-22-19

Join us for our NEW MEMBER’S Party

October 22, 2019

10 AM in the Galleries of Hoyt Sherman Place

If you are interested in joining or are a new member, please come! There will be information on how to join, what is coming up, a bit of history, food and fun!

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Questions? Call the DMWC office at 348-6946


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Don't Miss the 109th Des Moines Women's Club Art Exhibition!

Artists: download an entry brochure here.  Delivery of art work is Wednesday February 15, 2016 2:30 PM to 6 PM and on Thursday February 16, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

Judging will take place on Saturday February 18, 2016 and winners will be notified.

A RECEPTION and AWARDS will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2016 from 1 PM to 4 PM. Open to the public.

Gallery Hours: Sunday February 19th through Sunday February 26th,

Monday - Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM and on Sunday the 26th the exhibition hours are 1PM to 4 PM. 

Gallery Night with refreshments will be held Friday, February 24th from 5 PM to 8 PM.  Work will be picked up on Monday February 27 from 8 AM to 5 PM.  A valid ID is required to pick up work.


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The results of our accessibility study are in.

The survey results are in. We are taking the following actions:

  • HSP will add more handicapped parking spaces to the 16th Street lot.

  • A handicap access button has been installed on the box-of ce-level door. Activate it by rmly pushing the button in the middle.

  • The door to the Byers room will be unlocked on Wednesdays.

  • A screen set inside the Byers room door will reduce wind gusts and provide a barrier when someone enters after a program has begun.

    Thanks to everyone who offered suggestion to make our building more accessible to our members. 


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Women's Club Inaugural Mother's Day Brunch

Bring your family and friends to the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of the Hoyt Sherman Place galleries for a delicious brunch.  Please plan to join us on Sunday, May 8th for the inaugural Mother’s Day Brunch at Hoyt Sherman Place.  Seating is by advanced reservation only.  Doors open at 10:15, serving starts at 10:30.

Seating is by paid advanced reservation only.  Cost of this event is as follows:

•    $20 per adult

•    $10 for children 5-10 years old

•    No charge for 0-4 years old. 

Tickets will be sold on Wednesday April 6th, 13th, and 27th.  Deadline for reservations is Monday, May 2 at 4 PM.  Tickets may be purchased on weekdays at the HSP receptionist desk with correct change or checks.

 

A posed photo will be taken for those interested for $5 (cash) on the day of the event.


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Don't miss your chance to Adopt!

Only four Hoyt Sherman Place Paintings remain on the adoption list!

Don't miss your opportunity to adopt one of the four remaining Hoyt Sherman Place paintings identified for conservation work.  Our multi-year Adopt a Painting project is drawing to an end. The paintings are listed on our Adoption Page along with a list of Donors to date.  If you don't wist to adopt a full painting, you may contribute any sum to our project which includes plans for frame restoration and new museum quality signage for our gallery.

For more information, contact us at dmwclub@hoytsherman.com 


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Basket Auction - Preimere Night

BE the FIRST to see, bid and buy fabulous baskets on November 8, 2016 from 5:00 pm—6:30 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place, 1501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Free Ticketed Admission

Light hors d'oeuvres will be served while you are bidding at the Silent Auction!  Come and enjoy an evening out!

Call to reserve your tickets 515.244.0507. 

(Advanced reservations not needed).

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Des Moines Women's Club Announces 2016 Scholarships

In 2016 DMWC Is Offering 11 Scholarships for High School Seniors, 6 Scholarships for College Students and one Graduate Level scholarship.

Some scholarships are supported by current club members' dues and fundraising, and some scholarships are funded by memorial bequests from past members.  A total of $25,000 will be awarded for the 2016/17 school year.  Click here to view applications and requirements.

Important Information about 2016 DMWC Scholarships:

YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 22, 2016.


APPLICANTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF, OR FULL-TIME REGISTERED STUDENTS IN POLK, BOONE, DALLAS, JASPER, MADISON, MARION, STORY, OR WARREN COUNTY. APPLICANTS MAY APPLY FOR ONLY ONE SCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR.

 


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