• Pappajohn Sculpture Park

    5 years ago - By Urban Sketchers

    [By Marcia Milner-Brage in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, USA]
    After my razzle-dazzle, exhausting day at the Iowa State Fair , it was wonderful to spend the next morning at the tranquil, inspirational Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines-the capitol of the State of Iowa. This area of downtown used to be ramshackle, but has gone through extensive urban renewal. The park is a world-class example of the community-building, life-giving force of art in public places. Thank you, John and Mary Papppajohn who contributed the 28 sculptures by 22 world-renown artists to the Des Moines Art Museum for...
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