Tag Archive: Discovery Green



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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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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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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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