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Public Art

At Lake Street Station, utility building transformed into public art 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, November 5, 2021 3:32:00 PM
Andrés Guzman has been boarding the Blue Line at the Lake Street/Midtown Station for more than a decade, never really paying much attention to the utility building that sits beneath it. Now, after more than a month of Guzman’s careful [...]
METRO Blue Line METRO Green Line Public Art

Rain reveals artwork at rail stations, bus stops 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:08:00 PM
Remember to glance at the pavement the next time you’re waiting for a bus or light rail train in the rain. You might be pleasantly surprised. The work of four Minneapolis artists was recently applied with rain-activated invisible spray at [...]
Public Art Shelters

Shelters providing another place for public art 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, June 8, 2021 3:53:00 PM
A self-described “whimsical wildlife documentarian,” Susan Gainen has a story for every creature she’s created in her St. Paul studio. Now, Jerry the Jade elephant and a host of her other animal friends are adding to their stories by taking [...]
Community Public Art

On buses and at shelters, artists seek to bring ‘hope and happiness’ 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:43:00 PM
Artists Melodee Strong, left, and Timi Bliss, right, with their shelter artwork. When Timi Bliss wrote and illustrated her books “In Search of the Gingerbread Man” and “In Search of the Sandman,” she put her granddaughter Charlie at the [...]
Public Art

28th Ave. Mural Project features local artists' work 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:07:00 PM
Three new murals were recently installed in the stairwell at the METRO Blue Line's 28th Avenue Park & Ride (8100 30th Ave. S, Bloomington). The murals are expected to remain up for a few years to determine whether permanent installations [...]
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