Des Moines Public Art Scavenger Hunt

Sponsored by The Greater Des Moines Art Foundation

Each image below shows a public artwork in Des Moines (click to see a larger version). Use a mapping app, your knowledge, or any other source to locate it. Once you know where they are located in Des Moines, click "Respond to Clue" to submit your answer. Optionally, you can also enter the name of the artist for extra points.

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Three local artists have donated prizes for this contest.

The Des Moines Public Art Scavenger Hunt was designed by Tibi Chelcea. Special thanks to the Art Week Des Moines organizing partners Art Beacon Des Moines and Visionary Services, Inc.

Participants must provide valid and accurate contact information. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation (“PAF”) reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. A parent or guardian of any participant who is a minor must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a prize. PAF board members, independent contractors, participating sponsors and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant PAF exclusive permission to use their names, and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Des Moines Public Art Scavenger Hunt, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against PAF, or its independent contractors, board members and agents. Awarding of prizes is not an endorsement or implication of value, but is offered solely as a reward for the winning participant.