Tag Archive: Houston

PaperCity: Magical Snowbirds Take Over Discovery Green in an Art Frenzy That Will Have You Seeing Double

PaperCity’s Tarra Gaines writes about Weingarten Art Group’s latest winter installation at Discovery Green this week. Paloma is a light and sound installation by french studio Pitaya featuring 200 origami style birds paired with “Here and Now” by Houston based artist Lina Dib installed along the Brown Promenade. Tarra writes: Houston’s favorite urban park and one…

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WAG In The News

CultureMap on GUST: Eye-catching public art installation blows into Discovery Green this winter

CultureMap arts and culture writer Tarra Gaines visits Weingarten Art Group’s newest public art installation in the heart of Downtown Houston. GUST by Mexican collective Cocolab transforms the park’s promenade of mature live oak trees into a playful environment that offers creative reflection and interactivity. The installation continues a strategic plan created in consultation with…

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Culture Forward

Policymaking as a form of design? Ideas City festival explores culture forward urban centers

By their own very nature, some cities are quite public and wide open in how they appear to the world. Houston, however, has often been an enigma to outsiders. Not misunderstood, but unknown. To discover Houston means taking time to explore its many central hallmarks as well as its many peripheral attributes. “Ideas City” is a…

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