Welcome to the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation

The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation enriches lives by advancing the best of public art.

View Public Art
Get Involved
News+Initiatives
Education Resources

News + Initiatives

The latest news, stories, and information posted to our blog.

RAGBRAI is an abbreviation for the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. RAGBRAI began in 1973 when writer John Karras challenged columnist Donald...

Italian artist GUE shared impressive images from a brand new installation he finished in the city of Alessandria in Italy. The artwork is a...

A friend sent me a blog by Keisha A. Blain about the artist Augusta Savage, whose early career flourish with burgeoning arts scene of the Harlem...

The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation and partners recently completed the painted green dots and pink chevrons that designate the new Art Route...

Public Groundbreaking Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation (GDMPAF) presents the groundbreaking for A Monumental Journey, a large-scale sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Kerry James...

Kerry James Marshall, one of the most celebrated artists currently working in the United States, created a new public art project called A Monumental Journey...

Des Moines, Ia on 28-29 September 2016: The Truth Booth—a giant, inflatable, portable enclosure in the shape of a thought bubble—is crossing the United...

At 5:30PM, Monday, September 26, Paul Mankins, founding partner of substancearchitecture in Des Moines, Iowa will present a lecture.  Free and open to the...

Featured Art Work

View some of our featured pieces.

Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation

Send this to friend