One of my favorite things about Mason City, Iowa over the past couple of years has been the introduction of River City Sculptures on Parade, Inc. It is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to bring public art displays to the city. They partner with the SculptureOne Network and every year the new sculptures that are brought and installed temporarily at different spots along a 1.6 mile loop get better and better.
One of the great benefits of the program is that each year the sculptures that are loaned to the city for a year are for sale as well as being on display. The public is invited to vote for their favorite sculpture from June 1 to September 1 and the sculpture that garners the most votes as the People’s Choice is purchased by the city to become a permanent part of the collection.
Before I left Iowa I was able to get a good look at the sculptures and snap some shots to share with you. Today I will share a few of the ones that I saw on that walk and promise to share more later on here on It’s Just Life. A few are repeats from previous years that are now on permanent display but I thought I would include them.
Sit back and enjoy and let me know which one of today’s selections is your favorite. Remember all comments go to Comments for a Cause.
If you want to read a few other posts about sculptures that were featured in previous years click on the following links: