Tag Archive: Art Blocks



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WAG In The News

Houstonia: Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term Open House

Houstonia Magazine features WAG Project “Open House,” part of Art Blocks in Downtown Houston. Writer Brittanie Shey connects the dots between this Havel and Ruck installation at Sam Houston Park, the historic buildings that surround it and the modern skyscrapers that loom near it. Shey writes: Artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck have been busy. Fresh off the…

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Firmament by Christopher Schardt

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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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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