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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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WAG in the News

Sidewalk Cinema featured on Houston Public Media

Houston can add another gallery to its list. But this one’s a little different – it doesn’t have any walls. Art Blocks is the Downtown District’s public art initiative at Main Street Square. In addition to sculptor Patrick Renner’s work on display there, downtowners are now being treated to an experimental film with Sidewalk Cinema, presented by Aurora Picture Show. Angie…

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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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