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Check Out The Winning MetroScape Artwork

  Images from 10 St. Louis area artists are starting to appear at bus shelters near you. Metro Arts in Transit invited local artists to submit their artwork to MetroScapes last fall. Submissions were reviewed by a panel of artists and art professionals who selected the winning pieces in January based on quality of work, appropriateness for public […]

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Local Students Lend Their Creativity to Metro Art Project

  Picture this: sheet music from Scott Joplin classics fused with Nelly’s hip hop lyrics. Or lines from “Meet Me In St. Louis” injected alongside well-known St. Louis neighborhood and street signs. Sound crazy? It’s actually part of an art creation process. Thirteen students at Crossroads College Preparatory School in St. Louis took part in the creative […]

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Metro Will Showcase Artwork Created By Local Artists

Original works of art created by 10 St. Louis area artists have been selected for MetroScapes, a Metro Arts in Transit program that showcases local art at Metro transit locations. The pieces were chosen from a group of nearly 100 submissions, and they will be reproduced as large-scale, two-dimensional posters to be featured at more […]

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New Artwork Coming to Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station

Metro Arts in Transit has selected two St. Louis artists to design and build a mural for the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, but needs your help with a few details. We’ll hold a community meeting Wednesday (Nov. 19) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Crossroads College Preparatory School (500 DeBaliviere Ave., St Louis, MO 63112) in […]

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Local Artists Invited to Enter MetroBus Shelter Competition

Artwork created by local visual artists may be coming to a MetroBus shelter near you. Metro’s Arts in Transit program, in conjunction with Lamar Advertising, is seeking artwork that can be reproduced as large-scale, two-dimensional posters. Arts in Transit will select at least 10 two-dimensional images created by 10 artists for reproduction in large-scale poster form […]

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Help Paint a MetroBus at PrideFest Sunday

One of the many special activities offered at the St. Louis PrideFest festival this weekend in downtown St. Louis involves painting colorful murals on a MetroBus vehicle on Sunday afternoon. The annual PrideFest event is an opportunity to learn more about equality in the community while enjoying a variety of food, music, entertainment, and other […]

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Community Paints Murals on a Really Big Bus

Metro’s first articulated buses, the newest and largest additions to the MetroBus fleet, will begin operating on the streets of Grand Boulevard next week. To celebrate this new kind of public transit vehicle coming to St. Louis, Metro transit invited the community to help paint murals on one of the 60-foot buses on a parking […]

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Help Paint Murals on the Newest, Biggest MetroBus Vehicle

Metro transit will be putting its first articulated buses into service in the St. Louis region on the #70 Grand Line in June. The 60-foot rebuilt buses, which pivot or bend in the middle, are the most cost effective way to ease overcrowding and add more capacity to Metro’s busiest bus route. To celebrate the […]

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Artwork Dedicated at UMSL South MetroLink Station

Public artwork created by St. Louis artist Catharine Magel was dedicated this morning at our UMSL South MetroLink Station during a special event that also kicked off the University Square development project. Bi-State Development Agency/Metro President and CEO John Nations, Federal Transit Administration Region 7 Administrator Mokhtee Ahmad, Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners Chairman David Dietzel, University […]

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Local Artist Created New Artwork at Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station

The next time you are at the Shrewsbury Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Station, check out the new piece of art that was created by St. Louis artist Ben Fehrmann. The artwork was dedicated this morning, and Bi-State Development Agency/Metro President and CEO John Nations, Metro Arts in Transit Director David Allen and Fehrmann participated in the […]

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