Tag Archive: Art Blocks



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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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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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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