Des Moines, Iowa: Crazy Sculpture Park

Statues in this renegade art park include an egg-shaped UFO on 27-foot-tall legs (in a burn circle), an oversized clothespin, lightning bolts, a flying woman, and a six-foot target with a 25-foot-long arrow in it.

South Des Moines Sculpture Park

Address:
SW McKinley Ave., Des Moines, IA
Directions:
South Des Moines Sculpture Park. South side of the city. On the southeast corner of SW McKinley Ave. and SW 8th St.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Space egg sculpture.

Crazy Sculpture Garden

Crazy little sculpture garden on the side of the road. There are several statues: a bulls eye with an arrow, a UFO, some ladder art. While we were there the artist showed up, who happens to live across the street from the garden. In September there is an art festival in the area and he has smoke machines hooked up to the UFO and he runs them along with "War of the Worlds" during the festival.

[Ashley Craig, 05/04/2013]

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