Category Archive: Public Art



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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Jamal Cyrus Lightnin' Field

WAG in the News

Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field named 2016 Best Houston mural by Houston Press

The spotlight is shining brightly on Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field mural located in Downtown Houston as part of the Art Blocks temporary art project. Aside from recently being featured on CODAworx (Collboration of Design + Art), Houston Press named the billboard as 2016 Best Houston Mural. Houston Press says about the public art installation: “New…

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