Pappajohns to receive national arts award
Monday, October 21, 2013 3:49 PM
Americans for the Arts will honor John and Mary Pappajohn at the 2013 National Arts Awards ceremony tonight in New York City, The Des Moines Register reported. The Des Moines philanthropists and art collectors have donated millions of dollars' worth of art for the sculpture park in Western Gateway Park. They will receive the Eli and Edythe Broad Award for Philanthropy in the Arts, which "is probably the ultimate award that anybody could get in the arts," John Pappajohn told the Register. Des Moines Art Center Director Jeff Fleming will present the award.