Symphony In Sculpture Interactive Tours

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 Noon Buy Tickets
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 Noon Buy Tickets
Friday, Sep 28, 2012 Noon Buy Tickets

Pappajohn Sculpture Park


Join a Des Moines Symphony musician and a Des Moines Art Center docent in an interactive tour through the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Our Symphony musician will perform excerpts from a new piece, Symphony In Sculpture, inspired by the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and written for the Des Moines Symphony’s 75th Anniversary Season debut, and a docent will explain each sculpture featured in the work.

Tours begin at the corner of 15th and Locust Streets and will progress in the following order:

  • T8 (Mark di Suvero)
  • White Ghost (Yoshitomo Nara)
  • Back of a Snowman (White) and Back of a Snowman (Black) (Gary Hume)
  • Thinker on a Rock (Barry Flanagan)
  • AncientForest(Deborah Butterfield)
  • Spider (Louise Bourgeois)
  • Post-Balzac (Judith Shea)
  • Moonrise. East. January and Moonrise. East. August (Ugo Rondinone)
  • Nomade (Jaume Plensa)

This is a 2012 Des Moines Symphony Week event. Find out more about the week’s events here and experience the world premiere of Symphony in Sculpture on Sep 29 & 30.

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