Tag Archives: Arts in Transit

Arts In Transit Mural Goes Up at Forest Park Station

If you catch MetroLink at the Forest-Park DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, you may have noticed something colorful going up on the eastbound wall across from the platform — a new Metro Arts In Transit piece. The new mural by artists Con Christeson and Catharine Magel is about 36 feet in length and 12 feet in height, and features a colorful […]

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Submit Original Artwork to the 2016 MetroScapes

Metro Arts In Transit is now accepting entries for the second round of its MetroScapes public transit art program. MetroScapes, which first launched to the public last year, is a Metro Arts in Transit program that showcases local art at Metro transit locations. Local artists are invited to submit up to three images for consideration into […]

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Metro Arts In Transit Debuts New Website

Arts in Transit (AIT), a program of Metro transit, has launched a new website to better showcase the organization’s extensive art portfolio and provide artists (and their work) with a platform to engage in the transit user experience. The new website allows users to access many of the art pieces found in the City of St. […]

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Metro Dedicates Artwork at Riverview Transit Center

Artists, art advocates and transit enthusiasts joined Metro to officially welcome the “Adinkra Tower” to the Metro transit system at a special dedication ceremony January 15. Located at the Riverview Transit Center in North St. Louis, the 24-foot tall metal sculpture is the newest addition to Metro’s extensive public art portfolio. “We are always looking […]

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Skinker MetroLink Artist’s Work Featured Globally

If you’ve ever traveled across the mezzanine walkway at the Skinker MetroLink Station, you’ve seen the Metro Arts In Transit artwork lit up in LED lights and have heard the corresponding sounds. Have you ever wondered who’s behind this captivating digital delivery? Erwin Redl is the internationally recognized artist who created Speed Shift, the public […]

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Nine Network Features MetroScapes Artists

Two artists from our Metro Arts in Transit MetroScapes public art program — Angela Vories and Dave Chappell — were recently featured on Arts America, a Nine Network of Public Media show that highlights local and national artists. Vories showcased her MetroScape artwork, which featured Rosa Parks sitting inside a bus. “Hopefully it brings hope and […]

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Paint a MetroBus at Arch 50 Fest This Saturday

The Gateway Arch is turning 50, and Metro Arts in Transit is inviting the public to celebrate the golden anniversary by painting two commemorative murals on a MetroBus at the Arch 50 Fest in Kiener Plaza. From noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, children and adults will transform a 35-foot MetroBus into a […]

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Metro Arts In Transit Awarded $56,000 From Regional Arts Commission

Metro Arts In Transit has received two Program Support grants from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) that will be used to maintain and grow multiple Metro transit public art programs. RAC awarded Metro Arts In Transit grants in the amount of $28,000 for fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016) […]

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Sneak Peek: Check Out Design For New MetroLink Station Mural

The design of a new mural to be installed at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station will be revealed tomorrow, Thursday, July 23, at a special event at the Regional Arts Commission.The local artists who created the mural, Con Christeson and Catharine Magel, will share how the creative process involved community input which helped shape the […]

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Help Paint A Bus At The Green Homes Festival Saturday

Join us in Faust Park this Saturday, June 20, and help us paint two specially designed eco-murals on a 40-foot MetroBus at the 2015 Green Homes Festival. From noon to 2 p.m., children and adults can help transform the bus into a rolling work of art that will travel on routes in St. Louis County and the […]

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