Let’s face it: This Socially Distanced Summer™ looks different from other summers. But just because you can’t enjoy music festivals and art museums doesn’t mean you can’t find culture on a quiet stroll downtown.
Des Moines is renowned for its sculpture park, just one sampling of this city’s great public art. But if you look past the Keith Haring and Claes Oldenburg sculptures, you’ll see walls coated in fine art on every corner.
Here’s a look at some of the best Des Moines murals, along with places to grab a refreshment nearby. Take ‘em in. Grab a treat. It’s still summer, after all.