Public Art and Transportation Partnership Adds to St. Paul Culture

Posted by Tim Mikulski, Aug 24, 2012 2 comments

Although federal transportation funding has recently moved away from including public art projects, there is still state and local funding available to help bring the arts to more people in your community via murals and roadside/town square-type public art work.

In this video from MinnPost.com, the presenter walks viewers through the city of St. Paul as murals are playing a large role in the installation of a new light rail system. Americans for the Arts member Laura Zabel, executive director of Springboard for the Arts, also appears to help explain the project:

Are there similar marriages between public art and transportation in your community?

Tell (or show us via web links) us about them in the comments below!

2 responses for Public Art and Transportation Partnership Adds to St. Paul Culture

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Corrie says
August 27, 2012 at 9:21 am

Though light rail transit in Saint Cloud would no doubt be used by scores of people daily, I think you mean Saint Paul.

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August 27, 2012 at 10:50 am

Thanks, Corrie. We just caught it this morning.

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