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Public Art Foundation Commissions Eighth Public Art Bus

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

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

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

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 …


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

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 …

Cause Collective

The CAUSE COLLECTIVE is a team of artists, designers and ethnographers creating innovative art in the public realm. Our projects explore and enliven public spaces by creating a dynamic conversation between issues, sites and the public audience. By expl …

Bus Wrap #4: “Where’s the Ball”
Public Art

The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation and the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority unveiled artist Larassa Kabel’s public art bus wrap on Friday, June 24 at the Des Moines Arts Festival. The project is part of the Public Art Foundation’s P …

Public Art

SWITCH was a project by M12 Studio, and the third piece in a trilogy exploring equine culture in rural America. Members of M12 Studio, Matthew Fluharty, Daniel Martinez, Richard Saxton, and David Wyrick collaborated on the Des Moines installation. On v …

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