Oh those whacky Frenchmen!
WHO….would have considered building an art gallery on an old coal mine……
Why the French…of course!
the Louvre-Lens :
“Lens and the heart of the coalfield, a city that has suffered from all the crises and wars of all, a town in the region today, the youngest of France, Nord-Pas de Calais region, famous for its exceptional cultural vitality and density of its network of museums. Lens is ideally situated at the crossroads of Europe, close to Belgium, England, Germany. Lens, a city resolutely turned towards the future.” Henri Loyrette-Chairman & Director of the Louvre
Wonder if we could encounter such a find in Clay County?
The Liberty Arts Foundation now has 3 (three) “Assigned Funds” donation categories on our Donations page:
- LAF “General Funds” ( to be applied to projects of art as designated BY the LAF)
- China Slaughter Statue (Strictly for the art work in the park)
- Liberty Triangle Art (to be applied to the Kinetic Art Projects in the Triangle Roundabout)
To print out a mail in for please click here for our Liberty Arts Found Request_5E
With several generous contributions from many local supporters and the promise of a sizable contribution from a local banking institution, it appears as we already have the “Hy-Vee Roundabout” filled and are on our way to filling the ” Lowes Roundabout”.