Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation

Our Impact

66,388 overall attendance in FY22.
$3.1M ticket sales in FY22.
$82,000 cost reductions for nonprofit partners in FY22.


Hoyt Sherman Place creates outstanding experiences for the cultural, historic and educational benefit of Iowa’s residents and communities.

Key Services Provided

Hoyt Sherman Place offers an intimate theater experience, a beautiful historic mansion, and a majestic art gallery. Ever since Hoyt Sherman completed his family home in 1877, the venue has been a vibrant cultural destination where people can connect with art, music, history, and one another.

Key Audiences Served

From one-of-a-kind events to sharing art and exploring history, this is the place to be in Des Moines. For more than 100 years, Hoyt Sherman Place has been a part of the community and will be for the next 100.

Ways to Give

  • Become a Member
  • Establish a Legacy Gift
  • Provide in-kind services
  • Sponsor an Event
  • Volunteer

Board of Directors

Jeff Vorwerk – President
John Krantz – Vice President
Kristie Bell – Secretary
Joyce Larson – Treasurer
Bev Hutney – Past President
Mike Barratt
John Bloom
Mary Chapman
Azure Christensen
Chris Conyers
Janice Cord
Lea Rosson DeLong
Chris Foss
Rusty Goode
Eric Grubb
Ross Johnson
Kelsey Motley
Debra Moyer
John Schreurs
Mary Sheldahl
Dave Tank
Liz Teufel
Brody Wells
Sherry Wilkinson
Deidre Williams
Fred Weitz – Honorary Director

1501 Woodland Ave | Des Moines, IA 50309 | (515) 244-0507 | www.hoytsherman.org

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