Tag Archives: Arts in Transit

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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New Baseball Themed Artwork Dedicated at the Stadium MetroLink Station

The St. Louis Cardinals are just days away from kicking off the 2013 season on the road with the home opener scheduled for Monday, April 8.  I may have only lived in St. Louis for a little while, but one thing I learned quickly, other than expect the unexpected weather, was St. Louis loves its […]

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Celebrate The Season On The Rails and at Several MetroLink Stations and Transit Centers

UPDATE: Crossroads College Prep Jazz Ensemble will no longer be able to perform on Thursday December 6 or December 13. This warm weather may have you thinking differently, but ‘tis the holiday season! Metro has some awesome musical acts lined up to bring the holiday spirit to a Metro Transit Center or MetroLink Station near […]

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Poetry in Motion® Contest Winners Read Their Winning Poems at Special Reception

MetroLink runs Red, MetroLink runs Blue, last night’s poems were great, wish mine was too. OK, so clearly I won’t be in the running for a literary Pulitzer anytime soon. But, if you ask me, some local poets may be. Last night, the 10 winners of the 2013 Poetry in Motion Contest® sponsored by Metro […]

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Poetry in Motion Reading and Reception This Thursday

The winners of the 2013 Poetry in Motion Contest sponsored by Metro Arts in Transit, the Poetry Society of America, and the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) will be honored this Thursday. The Poetry in Motion® Reading and Reception will be held at The Studio of the RAC located at 6128 Delmar Boulevard in University City. […]

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New Public Art Dedicated at the Wellston MetroLink Station

Birds, clocks and a friendly squirrel officially have made their home at the Wellston MetroLink Station. Don’t worry, these guys aren’t there bother you, rather to keep you company. The set of bronze sculptures was added to the Wellston MetroLink Station as part of Metro Transit’s promise to upgrade the oldest parts of the MetroLink […]

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