Public Art in Creve Coeur

SCULPTURE ON THE MOVE

The Creve Coeur Arts Committee participates in the annual Sculpture on the Move program as a way to promote public art and introduce new sculptures to the city's rotating art collection. The Sculpture on the Move program is a statewide art-on-loan program with nearly two dozen participating Missouri cities. Through the program, cities can install high quality, original artwork in their communities for a two-year period for a minimal cost.

Creve Coeur has three Sculpture on the Move locations: (1) Shoppes at Westgate, (2) the Dielmann Recreation Complex and (3) LaVerne Collins Park.

Sculpture on the Move is coordinated by the Creative Communities Alliance, a coalition of municipal and nonprofit organizations dedicated to the development of community arts in the St. Louis region. The City has been a member of the Creative Communities Alliance since 2018.

Public Art in Creve Coeur



Beginning in August 2009, the Creve Coeur Public Art Task Force, now named Arts Committee, was charged with investigating public art in Creve Coeur and developing a public art master plan. As part of this process, the Task Force worked to identify all existing public art in the city. Identified examples of public art will be inventoried and mapped in order to heighten awareness of public art in the community and aid the community in considering future placements of public art.

Public art in Creve Coeur refers to original quality works of art in any media for temporary or permanent placement in accessible public places. Examples of public art already identified include:

  • "Here Comes the Sun" by Ben Pierce at LaVerne Collins Park, 10581 Old Olive Street Rd. (Sculpture on the Move installation)
  • "Say My Name" by Alex Mendez at the Dielmann Recreation Complex, 11400 Olde Cabin Rd. (Sculpture on the Move installation)
  • "Just a Little Peace" by Alex Mendez at the Shoppes at Westgate, 12410 Olive Blvd. (Sculpture on the Move installation)
  • "Eidman's Arches" by Jessie Cargas at Creve Coeur Police Department, 350 N. New Ballas Rd.
  • Ballas Place Mural by Grace McCammond, 425 N. New Ballas Rd.
  • “Caught in a Storm” at the Creve Coeur Executive Office Park, 717 Office Parkway
  • “Celebration of Community” at the Creve Coeur Government Center, 300 N New Ballas Rd.
  • “Dancing Couple” at the Creve Coeur Executive Office Park, 655 Craig Rd.
  • "Eggs and Columns” at the Northeast corner of Old Ballas and Decker
  • “General Pulaski” at Pulaski Bank, 12300 Olive Blvd.
  • “Morning Dew” at Southwest Bank, 10911 Olive Blvd.
  • “Sea Chase” at Fountain Park, 11915 Olive Blvd.
  • Eagle sculpture at Eagle Eye Care, 633 Emerson Road.
  • Mother and child sculpture at the St. John’s Mercy Breast Center, 760 Office Parkway
  • Multiple works of art at the St. Monica Catholic Church, 12136 Olive Blvd.
  • Multiple works of art Shaare Emeth Congregation, 11645 Ladue Rd.
  • Painted traffic signal box at the corner of North New Ballas and City Place Drive
  • Sculptures at HBE Corp, 11330 Olive Blvd.
  • Statue of William Joseph Chaminade at Chaminade College Preparatory School, 425 S Lindbergh Blvd.
The Arts Committee, formerly called the Arts Commission, is the successor to the Public Art Task Force, and was formed in January 2012.

If you wish to identify other examples of public art in Creve Coeur or comment on the ongoing work of the Arts Committee, complete this form or contact Melissa Bradford at mbradford@crevecoeurmo.gov or (314) 442-2081.
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