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Field trips and events outside of the normal member meetings

Want to see the carved wood panels in the Iowa Supreme Court chambers up close? 

Ever wondered how to paint wood to look like marble? 

Curious about the different woods used in the construction of the Capitol?

Tour 2022 Capitol Staircase

Tour 2022 Capitol Staircase

Tour 2022 Capitol ZacharyBunkersIf so, join us for a Historic tour of architectural woodwork and restoration painting at the Capitol led by Zachary Bunkers, Head of Restoration Painting at the Iowa Capitol.

RSVP if you'd like to attend:

Current Des Moines Woodworkers Association Members and their guests are welcome!

The Capitol tour is free. Lunch is optional and you'll need to buy your own. 
(lunch is not being provided by DMWA)

RSVP is REQUIRED: Fill out the Google Form by Friday, July 15th at https://forms.gle/Ge6hZb7LoQvM4JyG8
Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

After the tour, optional lunch at Zombie Burger + Drink Lab (opens at 11 AM) : 

300 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines (a few blocks west of the Capitol). 

To park at Zombie Burger, you can use metered parking on the street or the city parking garage one block west of the restaurant on Grand.

Parking at the Capitol: 

Tour 2022 Capitol PARKING

The parking garage at Pennsylvania and Grand has free visitor parking. The green lots are available for visitor parking (see Lot 6,7,15). You may find on street parking spots as well.

When you arrive at the Capitol, enter on ground floor from south or west side of building.  Gather at the crossing area on the cafeteria floor (Same floor as visitor entrance and security check-in).

Event Date July 16, 2022, 9:00 am
Event End Date July 16, 2022, 11:00 am
Capacity 50
Registered 0
Available place 50
Cut off date July 15, 2022, 5:00 pm
Individual Price The Capitol tour is free. Optional lunch is buy-your-own.
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