Join us for the next Fort Worth Art Commission meeting on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 5:00 pm. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 (in-person only). The agenda includes action items in connection with public art projects at Alliance Park and the N. Beach/820 Underpass as well as the Heritage Park Public Art Master Plan.
The City Council-appointed 1300 Gendy Task Force will hold a Public Hearing, Thursday, March 30, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., to receive community input on the future of the building that has served as the Fort Worth Community Arts Center for the past 20 years. Two permanent works included in the Fort Worth Public Art Collection are on the grounds: Hats by Cam Schoepp and Untitled (Plinths) by Kris Pierce.
Contribute to ‘Fabled,’ a public art project by Area C Projects for the new Vivian J. Lincoln Library. The artists’ concept draws upon the library’s role as a teller of stories. Partnering with the Ft Worth Public Library, the artists are collecting materials that will become part of the artwork. Do you have pictures, videos, recipes, or stories important to your experience in Fort Worth that you’d like to share? All submissions are welcome.
Celebrate Dixie Friend Gay’s One With the Bee at North Z Boaz Park, Saturday, April 1, at 10:00am. The public art dedication event will take place in conjunction with the ribbon cutting for the improvements to the park, located in the northwest area of the park. Parking can be found by the new north entrance off Calmont Avenue.
A new public art project at North Z. Boaz Park, which will be formally dedicated to the City of Fort Worth this spring.
This interactive maze by Virginia Fleck is inspired by the process of weaving. The design includes discoverable sensory features that foster curiosity and unstructured play.
Artist Chris Fennell’s twelve kinetic weathervane sculptures were recently installed along approximately three miles of the North Beach Street, from Shiver Road to Timberland Boulevard. Pivoting with the direction of the wind, each unique sculpture captures the form of a native animal, bird or reptile using locally-sourced recycled materials.
Photograph courtesy of Ralph Lauer
Kobayashi’s work for FWPA Collective Transition explores the dynamics of social interaction as a result of shared physical space and imaginative experience. Lightheartedly referencing the function of “paperwork” in both work and play, Kobayashi demonstrates how we collectively impact, and are in turn impacted by, what occurs in physical space and our visual site lines.