Category Archive: Public Art



D31I0892-photo-by-Joel-Luks

WAG Project

Art Blocks the sequel: Yes, it’s happening

The Houston Downtown Management District has extended Art Blocks with a selection of temporary art projects through the end of 2017. Why, you ask? “The Downtown District and the Downtown District Public Art Committee launched Art Blocks last year as a way to repurpose, redefine and reenergize Main Street Square, and the response from visitors, workers and residents has…

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Christopher Schardt Firmament

Public Art Focus

Acclaimed Burning Man artist lights up Discovery Green for the Holidays

Acclaimed Burning Man artist Christopher Schardt is lighting up Discovery Green beginning Nov. 22, 2016. His installation, Firmament, a is 52-feet wide, 42-feet high canopy of 21,600 LED lights. Passersby are invited to gather under the celestial, psychedelic structure to engage with the enveloping artwork. Schardt aims to create work that inspires connections and interaction—we…

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Enchanted Promenade by TILT

WAG PROJECT

Enchanted Promenade: the exploration of light and its interplay with art, architecture and space

Starting Nov. 22, 2016, Discovery Green will soon become illuminated by ten color-changing giant peony bouquets. The installation, Enchanted Promenade, is brought to life by TILT, a French light and art design studio. The Weingarten Art Group brought this project to the art committee of Discovery Green as a public engagement medium. The installation marks…

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