Tag Archive: park


WAG In The News

TimeOut Austin: A world-renowned artist is creating giant stick sculptures in Austin

TimeOut Austin features a WAG public art project in collaboration with Pease Park Conservancy. A sculptural environment by Patrick Daugherty is scheduled to open to the public on Feb. 10. The park will host a talk with the artist and firm principal Lea Weingarten on January 22 at the Dougherty Arts Center. The TimeOut Austin Editor writes: “We all…

Read More

WAG in the News

Houston Public Media: The Heart Of Downtown Is Now Bursting With Streamers

Houston Public Media correspondent Marissa Cummings features Arcade at Discovery Green in the Avenida Houston campus. The sound of hundreds of thousands of brightly colored streamers blow in the wind and drape over the street, Avenidas De Las Americas, in Downtown. The streamers bridge Discovery Green and the George R Brown together. Barry Mandel is the president of Discovery…

Read More
Los Trompos

Public Art Install

Video: It doesn’t take long before people of all ages are tempted by colorful, innocent play

Not even one hour had passed before a few passersby were intrigued by the vibrant colors that awash the Sarofim Picnic Lawn at Discovery Green®. As soon as Weingarten Art Group’s hired installers began unwrapping the first component of Mexico City designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena’s Los Trompos, curious walkers were tempted by exactly what the structures…

Read More