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Bus Wrap #8: Outward
Public Art

Concept Design by Nick Goettling, 2018 Nick Goettling’s design is the eighth (8th) commission by the Public Art Foundation for the DART (Des Moines Area Regional Transport Authority) bus travels approximately 27,000 miles per year or 2,250 miles per mo …

Lajos Héder
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Born in Budapest Hungary, Lajos Héder is an environmental artist with a background in architecture and urban design. Throughout his career he has been designing and building public places for inspired community use. He believes that art derives from th …

Artist Koo Jeong-A Creates Glow-In-The Dark Skate Park
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Skate parks are all well and good in the daytime when skaters can see where they’re going, but what about at night? Korean artist Koo Jeong-A has come up with a solution—night-skating with glow-in-the-dark skate park which has been built in Vassivière …

Public Art Foundation Commissions Eighth Public Art Bus
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At noon today, Friday, 22 June 2018,  the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation and the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) will unveiled the eighth art bus at the Des Moines Arts Festival. The Public Art Foundation commissioned Chicag …

Engaging the World through Public Art
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A recent magazine article drew attention to art which engages with current events, whether exhibited in galleries or public spaces, have been a major source of news coverage around the world. Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, a public art exhibition by …

Every Day, Everywhere Art
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The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation says “Bravo!” Last night a thoughtful, exciting plan called “Regional Cultural Assessment” for arts and culture in central Iowa was formally unveiled by community leaders. Bravo of Greater Des Moines, a loca …

Public Art Injects the Spirit of Peaceful Resistance
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Miami, Florida: A new public art project called FLOWER POWER is a monumental site-specific installation by Miami-based collective R & R Studios. Roberto Behar & Rosario Marquardt of R & R Studios are among Miami’s most internationally celeb …

PUBLIC ART FOUNDATION RECEIVES $100,000 GIFT FROM POLK COUNTY, IA
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Des Moines, IA (31 August 2017) — The Polk County Board of Supervisors has authorized a $100,000 Community Development Grant, Polk County, Iowa to the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation to support a public art project titled “A Monumental Journey …

Public Art Travels Thousands of Miles Throughout Greater Des Moines
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Residents and visitors may have noticed unique designs on large transit buses in their neighborhoods through the metropolitan area.  It is one of the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation’s initiatives.  Called Project Spaces, the initiative places …

Truth Booth
Public Art

In Des Moines for two days in late-September 2016 an international-touring, inflatable sculpture called In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) was installed. It worked like a classic photo booth. But instead of taking still pictures, this interactive …

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