THURSDAY, MAY 13 / 11 AM – 7 PM

Taking the #ArtCenterOutdoors

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018

This fall the Des Moines Art Center is partnering with Bravo Greater Des Moines and the City of Pleasant Hill to take our collections into the community. Two digital reproductions of works in the Art Center's collections have been placed throughout Pleasant Hill, Iowa to bring an entirely unexpected dose of art to your daily life.

Learn more about the selected works and where you can find them this fall below.

Art Center Outdoors Courbet

Gustave Courbet (French, 1819 – 1877)
Valley of the Loue, 1865
Digital reproduction on coroplast of original oil painting on canvas
Purchased with funds from the Coffin Fine Arts Trust; Nathan Emory Coffin Collection of the Des Moines Art Center, 1958.1

Located south of Little Fourmile Creek Drive and east of the intersection of East University Avenue and Copper Creek Drive.

Art Center Outdoors Sargent

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856 – 1925)
Portraits of Edouard and Marie-Louise Pailleron, 1881
Digital reproduction on coroplast of original oil painting on canvas
Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Edith M. Usry Bequest, in memory of her parents Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin Usry, the Dr. and Mrs. Peder T. Madsen Fund, and the Anna K. Meredith Endowment Fund, 1976.61

Located south of Pleasant Hill Elementary School on the east side of S. Pleasant Hill Boulevard.

Share your experiences with the art with us on social media by using the hashtags #ArtCenterOutdoors and #EverywhereArt.

entirely unexpected