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WAG in the News

Houston Public Media: The Heart Of Downtown Is Now Bursting With Streamers

Houston Public Media correspondent Marissa Cummings features Arcade at Discovery Green in the Avenida Houston campus. The sound of hundreds of thousands of brightly colored streamers blow in the wind and drape over the street, Avenidas De Las Americas, in Downtown. The streamers bridge Discovery Green and the George R Brown together. Barry Mandel is the president of Discovery…

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WAG in the News

Houston Press on The Color Condition: Playful Colors Brighten Downtown’s Newest Public Art Installation

Freelance contributor Sam Byrd of the Houston Press features Arcade by The Color Condition at Discovery Green and Avenida Houston. He writes: Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Convention Center are about to get a little cooler. Literally. A new art installation will provide both colorful beauty and some very welcome shade to the…

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On Our Radar

Andrea Bowers and the Art of Protest

Who: Andrea Bowers is a multimedia American artist and activist whose work reflects, dissects, and critiques American politics and society. About the artist: Andrea Bowers, born in 1965, grew up in a working class community in Wilmington, Ohio. She describes her childhood in an interview with Ashton Cooper of The Brooklyn Rail: “My dad and…

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National Accolades

WAG Wins Three National Outstanding Public Art Project Awards!

We are proud to announce that three of Weingarten Art Group’s 2016 Houston public art installations have received Outstanding Public Art Project Awards by Americans for the Arts! Our installations “Enchanted Promenade,” “Firmament” and “Trumpet Flower” are among 49 selections honored by the Public Art Network’s Year in Review program, which were chosen by a jury…

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