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About the movement

Barton Art Movements (BAM) is a volunteer-led grassroots initiative that focuses on celebrating and bringing additional public art to Barton County. Our mission is to create community pride through public art. 

With the support of our donors, we are able to create a space that facilitates new public art projects by bringing together talented artists and spaces for them to create. If you are an artist interested in getting involved with BAM, please fill out our form on the Artists page! 

Our organization relies on the support of our amazing donors. Learn more about ways you can contribute as a Private Donor or a Corporate Sponsor, and check out others who have led the way with gifts of their own! 

BAM could not exist without our amazing board and volunteers. Meet our amazing group below.


(frequently asked questions)

  • How do I donate?
    To add a new question go to app settings and press "Manage Questions" button.We operate under the auspices of the Golden Belt Community Foundation. Click here to donate online or mail a tax-deductible gift to GBCF, P.O. Box 1911, Great Bend, KS 67530. Visit our Donate page to learn more.
  • I own a property that would make a great canvas. What’s the best way to join the movement?
    We are thrilled that you’d be willing to let us install art on your property. We maintain a database of potential properties throughout all of the Barton County communities, and we would love to add you to our list. BAM projects take the right partnership between the property owner, artist, and resources to come to life, and it is so helpful to know what potential canvas opportunities are out there! Please contact us to let us know you’re interested in partnering with BAM!
  • What types of art does BAM facilitate?
    We are open to facilitating all types of public art installations. Our mission is to create community pride through public art, so that could include all sorts of mediums! Contact us to share your ideas!
  • What if I have other questions that aren’t addressed on the website?
    We are happy to answer any questions! Reach out to us with the contact form on our home page. A volunteer will get back to you soon.
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Action Team

BAM has no paid staff, and operates as a solely volunteer-led movement under the auspices of the Golden Belt Community Foundation. See who is working behind the scenes to make art happen!

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