Tag Archives: Arts in Transit

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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Meet the Artists & View Their Work at MetroScapes Art Exhibit

Join Metro Arts in Transit for the inaugural MetroScapes public transit art exhibit and reception for the artists this Friday, June 5 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, located at 2713 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood. You can enjoy light refreshments while meeting the artists and viewing their original artwork, which will be on display during the special event and through […]

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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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