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Top 10 Arts Rank No Accident

In case you missed it, the National Center for Arts Research recently ranked Council Bluffs-Omaha in the top 10 of all mid-sized US cities for arts vibrancy. The metro was awarded the number six spot for the overall strength of its arts community. While t…
In case you missed it, the National Center for Arts Research recently ranked Council Bluffs-Omaha in the top 10 of all mid-sized US cities for arts vibrancy. The metro was awarded…
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/leadership-notes/top-10-arts-rank-no-accident/

Now is the Perfect Time for Photos of Art in Council Bluffs

If you’re a resident, there’s a chance you’ve walked or driven past some of the large-scale public art pieces a thousand times. But do you really know what they’re called? Can you name the artists who designed them? Even if you don’t understand …
Iowa is breathtaking in the fall and Council Bluffs is no exception. The colorful foliage and breathtaking sunsets also make for stunning backdrops in photographs of public art.…
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/grants-work/now-perfect-time-photos-art-council-bluffs1/

Joslyn's Mentoring Program Sculpting this southwest Iowa Artist

Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program is dedicated to developing young artists’ “creative capital,” so they can imagine, adapt, invent, and re-think the old ways.
It’s a beautiful spring Friday afternoon in March and teenagers across the metro are pouring out of their respective high schools’ front doors. One would assume they’d…
http://iowawestfoundation.org/blogs/grants-work/joslyns-mentoring-program-sculpted-southwest-iowa-artist/

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