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Pioneer Tower Iconic Public Art Project
Artist Refik Anadol invites you to share your Fort Worth images and/or stories for inclusion in his exciting audio/visual artwork to be projected on the historic 204-foot tower in February 2021!

To submit follow the ‘Call for Memories’ link below.

Join us for the next Fort Worth Art Commission Meeting on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 5 p.m..  Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, this meeting will be conducted by videoconference. Information on how to connect will be available soon.

The Arts Council of Fort Worth is thrilled to announce a Cultural District grant award of $225,000 from the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) for a free community event that premieres art works by internationally recognized new media artists Quayola and Refik Anadol.

Fort Worth Public Art is seeking a design professional to serve the Fort Worth Art Commission. The Art Commission advises and makes recommendations to Fort Worth City Council regarding the Fort Worth Public Art program including project planning, artist selection, design review, and collection management.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | When Air Becomes Sky

The Animalis Works team, artists Dharmesh Patel and Autumn Ewalt, was inspired by the revitalization and conservation of Northwest Community Park as an ecosystem. Particularly interested in its reemergence as a stopping point on the migration route of the monarch butterflies, the team designed a series of larger-than-life butterfly sculptures. Each beautiful butterfly sculpture calls to mind this migration, encapsulating the energy and vibrance of nature

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | Remnants of 1965

Inspired by historic photographs of a peaceful Civil Rights demonstration that took place in front of the A.D. Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building (1000 Throckmorton Street, 76102) over 50 years ago, artist Riley Holloway’s glass artwork celebrates ideals of social justice and equality before the law.  Remnants of 1965 illustrates the unity exhibited in our city’s past that has significantly impacted our present time.

FEATURED ART  | Pioneer Tower Dreams

During the month of October, Fort Worth residents are invited to participate in the creation of this exciting audio/video artwork through Refik Anadol’s Call for Memories. The artist has created a website to accept images and/or stories associated with any location in the city.


Refik Anadol was commissioned by the City of Fort Worth to create a new media artwork using 3D mapping projection on the historic 204-foot Pioneer Tower at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in the Cultural District.