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Overalls All Over – Where Are They Now?

Overalls All Over – Where Are They Now?

January 24, 2017 | News | No Comments

While Overalls All Over: A Grant Wood Experience officially ended in September 2016, many of the American Gothic themed statues are still on public display!  Guaranty Bank & Trust – Reflections of Iowa Inside at 219 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401   Allegra Printing – The Color Guide Outside of 3939 16th Ave…

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Scavenger Hunting the Grant Wood “Overalls All Over” Way

Scavenger Hunting the Grant Wood “Overalls All Over” Way

July 15, 2016 | News | No Comments

To honor Grant Wood’s 125th birthday, 25 American Gothic statues – sponsored by area businesses and painted by regional artists – have taken up residence in Cedar Rapids and surrounding Iowa towns. I like scavenger hunts and the challenge was too much to ignore. We headed toward Cedar Rapids and drove through the Amana Colonies…

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“Bounty” in the MedQ

“Bounty” in the MedQ

July 6, 2016 | News | No Comments

Read more about artist Todd Sabin’s work on the “Bounty” statue for The MedQuarter Regional Medical District. Don’t you love the intricate details on this one?! Read more here: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/817dfeaa#/817dfeaa/19

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Making American Hipster

Making American Hipster

July 6, 2016 | News | No Comments

Have you been curious about the process for designing the Overalls All Over statues? Here’s a little insight into the making of the City of Cedar Rapids Overalls All Over statue titled “American Hipster” and created by de Novo Alternative Marketing.

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Bicycle your way to the Overalls All Over statues

Bicycle your way to the Overalls All Over statues

July 6, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

With the help of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, Iowa Bikeways has launched a 7.4 mile city bike route across Cedar Rapids where you can see a number of the Overalls All Over statues! View the route here.

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25 reasons to visit Cedar Rapids this summer

25 reasons to visit Cedar Rapids this summer

July 6, 2016 | News | No Comments

One-hundred-twenty-five years ago in 1891, Iowa saw the birth of Grant Wood, who became a famous American artist. As a young man, he studied in Europe and started his art career painting in the impressionist style of the era. By the age of thirty-nine, he had created his own style and produced American Gothic, a…

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Anniversary weekend getaway to eastern Iowa

Anniversary weekend getaway to eastern Iowa

July 6, 2016 | News | No Comments

Via Iowa Girl on the Go: “I’ve visited Cedar Rapids so many times now that I’ve lost count, and I’ve blogged about attractions in this city many times. But I had three good reasons to make this our day’s adventure: An Andy Warhol exhibition at the National Czech & Slovak Museum, the NewBo City Market…

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Weekend Getaway in Cedar Rapids

Weekend Getaway in Cedar Rapids

July 6, 2016 | News | No Comments

My family and I recently moved back to Iowa and even though I grew up very close to Cedar Rapids, I’d never really taken the time to explore and enjoy the town until this year.  I had no idea that there were so many things for families to do and see, so I was thrilled…

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Overalls All Over Cedar Rapids through Labor Day 2016

Overalls All Over Cedar Rapids through Labor Day 2016

June 15, 2016 | News | No Comments

What makes Overalls All Over unique? The subject, Grant Wood’s American Gothic painting, known world-wide and one of the most parodied 20th-century American art paintings, makes Overalls All Over that much more fun. The subjects of the painting, a poker-faced farmer and his plain-Jane daughter, have been spoofed with everything from cartoon characters to presidential…

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‘American Gothic’ statues add whimsy, color to local landscapes

‘American Gothic’ statues add whimsy, color to local landscapes

May 7, 2016 | News | No Comments

  “Overalls All Over, an outdoor public-art project that debuted 15 years ago, is back, with 25 all-new fiberglass statues taking their places this week in honor of Wood’s 125th birthday.” Read more of this article via the The Gazette here: http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/american-gothic-statues-add-whimsy-color-to-local-landscapes-20160506

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