Tag Archives: Arts in Transit

Celebrate Earth Day With Metro This Sunday

What’s the greenest way to get to the St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park on Sunday? Well, Metro transit of course. Join us this Sunday for the 26th annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival and get an up-close look at an all-electric bus, which has been operating on the #99 Downtown Trolley for the […]

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Help Metro Paint a Bus at the Earth Day Festival

Show us your creative side by adding some color to our MetroBus fleet at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival this Sunday in Forest Park. Festival attendees of all ages are invited to help paint two specially designed Earth Day murals onto a MetroBus that will transform it into a rolling work of art. The bus […]

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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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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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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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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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Public Art Sculpture Installed at Union Station MetroLink Station

Have you noticed the new public art sculpture at the Union Station MetroLink Station? “The sculpture depicts fantastical plant forms that leap and arch from the north grassy embankment, celebrating the new vitality that MetroLink brings to the urban center and the entire St. Louis area,” sculptor Jim Gallucci said. Creation of the 12-feet-tall by […]

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Eads Bridge Inspires Artwork Dedicated At Arch-Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station

The historic Eads Bridge has spanned the Mississippi River at St. Louis since 1874 and today carries thousands of MetroLink passengers and hundreds of personal and commercial vehicles between Missouri and Illinois every day. While the image of the bridge is familiar to most residents of the region, some of the elegant structural details of […]

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