The World Food Prize Foundation

Welcome to the Hall of Laureates

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The internationally renowned World Food Prize Foundation invites you to explore the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates. You may do so through our website or visit us at 100 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa. Please use the tabs on the left of the screen to:

  • Explore the Hall of Laureates by a room-by-room tour. Click on each room for more information about its art and design, functionality and significance to the World Food Prize. Each room tells a different story and features many different pieces of artwork.
  • Learn more about the World Food Prize's efforts to preserve the historical integrity of the former Des Moines Public Library, while simultaneously renovating the building for a green, sustainable future.
  • Reserve Space - One of Iowa’s most spectacular venues, the Hall of Laureates offers a magnificent setting for any occasion. Whether you want to host an intimate dinner, a corporate board meeting, an elegant wedding, or a world-class conference, this historic building in the heart of Des Moines has as a rich history with every modern amenity necessary for your event.
  • Visit us in person for a full tour of the building. Please call or email Nicole Barreca to set-up your tour.

Nicole Barreca - 515.245.3735 |

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