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WAG In the News

On Great Day Houston: Downtown’s Main Street Square is stepping up its art game

By this point, most Houstonians have experienced the larger-than-life art installations at Main Street Square in downtown Houston as part of Art Blocks. These four colorful, interactive pieces— Color Jam Houston by Jessica Stockholder, Trumpet Flower by Patrick Renner and Flying Carpet collective, más que la cara by YesYesNo and Lightnin’ Field by Jamal Cyrus…

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Art Blocks

WAG in the news

Urban landscape as an art canvas: KHOU covers Art Blocks public art project

It’s a big weekend in Houston for basketball fans with the Final Four in town. Those coming in for the game have an added colorful bonus to their trip — Downtown District’s Art Blocks. In conjunction with Downtown’s current transformation, the Weingarten Art Group and Houston’s Downtown Management District came together to create Art Blocks, a series…

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Weingarten Art Group in Houston Press for Downtown Houston Art Blocks

WAG in the News

“The Coolest Thing to Hit Downtown Houston in Ages” and WAG is leading the way

As the Art Blocks public art initiative at Main Street Square moves toward the grand opening party on April 16, media coverage is surely ramping up. Houston Press — in a news brief titled “The Coolest Thing to Hit Downtown Houston in Ages (R.I.P. Michael Condray)” written by longtime reporter Chris Gray — brings attention to a mural by…

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Request for Submissions

Have creative ideas? We’re listening: Artwork Designs for Houston’s Main Street Marquee

On behalf of the Houston Downtown Management District (HDMD), the Weingarten Art Group (WAG) invites artists living and working in Texas to submit digitally formatted artwork designs for temporary installation on the Main Street Marquee. The Marquee is a 40 by 60-foot (vertical by horizontal) art space that will be affixed to the façade of…

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