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Full of Art

We asked area photographers and local Instagrammers to share their favorite public art photos.

View some of the wonderful entries below! If you have further information about any of these artworks or would like to submit a photo for consideration, email info@tourismcedarrapids.com. Find even more public art here and at crmurals.org. Tag us at #crtourism.

(Above: Mucha Meets Iowa, Artist: Ali Hval, 2020, 56 16th Avenue SW, Photo: @lizzabelphoto)  

Downtown Cedar Rapids

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter public art in Cedar Rapids

Artist: Jerry Cowger, 2005, Poet’s Park, 1215 7th St SE, Photo: @iowadventures



Regeneration public art in Cedar Rapids

Artist: Albert Paley, 2012-2013, Cedar Rapids Public Library, Photo: @kyleclevelandshoots



Public graffiti art in Cedar Rapids

Artist: Eli Sotillo, in partnership with students from Metro High School and Murals & More, 2017, 401 8th Ave SE, Photo: @grimmy1


Crystal Impression

Crystal Impression public art in Cedar Rapids

Artist: Tom and Jean Latka, 2013, McGrath Amphitheatre, Photo: @the_semiotic_project


Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid public mural

Artist: Unknown, Back side of 402 2nd Ave SE, Photo: @smilynstef


Seed to Sky

Artist: Ruben Aguirre, 120 3rd Ave SW, Photo: Murals & More


Czech Village & New Bohemia

Current: The Pulse of Life

Cedar Rapids public art mural

Artist: Tom Torluemke, 2016, Photo: @kyleclevelandshoots


Humans of Cedar Rapids

Humans of Cedar Rapids mural

Artists: Iowa BIG, 2017, 1029 3rd Street SE, Photo: @lizzabelphoto


Title Unknown

Cedar Rapids public art mural

Artist: Unknown, Side of 1016 3rd St SE, Photo: @iowadventures





Life is a Ride

Public art bicycle rack

Artist: Chris Miller, Uptown Artway, Marion, Photo: @anna.lessman


Prime Commonality

Woman in front of Prime Commonality artwork

Artists: Luke Crawley and Quincy Jones, Uptown Artway, Marion, Photo: @iojuan





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