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The arts are a vital part of Marshalltown, representing and uniting our cultures, our people, our lives. From vibrant murals to dynamic sculptures to charming districts, there’s always more to see and explore.

Adventures in Public Art

Not sure where to start? Choose from one of these fun adventures to explore public art in Marshalltown! Download a public art tour map here!

Go Big Before You Go Home


At 18 feet tall, the buddha statue at Theravada Dhamma Society of Iowa is one of the largest in the country. This lovely Buddhist temple also features a waterfall and a peaceful bridge. Read more about the buddha statue here.


The Marshalltown High School campus is home to some of the largest public art pieces in our community, as well as one of a handful of remaining roundhouses in Iowa. It’s also home to the Marshalltown Performing Arts Center, a state-of-the-art facility where Live on Stage is held, along with many other community dance, music, and theater performances.

More to Explore

Still looking for things to do and see in Marshalltown? Check out the links below for calendars, events, and more!

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