FWPA | Engaging the Community through Thoughtful Programs and Events

UPCOMING EVENTS | Join Us in Celebrating the Art in Our City

 Fort Worth Art Commission Meeting

Join us for the next regularly called meeting of the Fort Worth Art Commission on Monday, August 15, 2021, at 5 p.m.  Please note, that this meeting will take place in person at the Fort Worth Community Art Center, 1300 Gendy st.

Rockwood Park Public Art Dedication

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Time: 4:00 P.M.

Where: Rockwood Park, 701 North University Drive.

Inspired by a single piece of scrap metal generated at Gachman Metals and Recycling, the recycled aluminum sculpture explores themes of transformation and renewal.

The commission was made possible with the generous partnership of Gamtex Industries in celebration of 100 years of service to the Fort Worth community.

Westcreek Public Art Dedication

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM Central Daylight Time

Where: The 3500 block of Westcreek Drive, 76133 (opposite Martin Lydon Avenue) and live-streamed on Facebook and Instagram

Operating at the intersection of public art, infrastructure, and architecture this artist-designed pedestrian bridge is a community-driven, site-specific project.

The dedication will be outdoors and in-person, rain or shine. Wear your walking shoes—there will be a casual, I mile, fun run/walk immediately following the dedication.

TOURS | Experience the Work Up Close

Visit our Tours page to select from 10 self-guided tours, each of which highlight 3 Public Artworks in close proximity to one another.

TEMPORARY ART | The Sheila and Houston Hill Courtyard Gallery

Local artist Kris Pierce installed a series of three permanent sculptural plinths in the courtyard of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in November 2019, providing a new temporary outdoor sculpture exhibitions organized by the Arts Council of Fort Worth:

An extension of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center galleries, the Sheila & Houston Hill Courtyard Gallery provides a venue to temporarily exhibit contemporary sculptural artwork in a prominent outdoor setting in one of the most architecturally significant Cultural Districts in the United States. 

This program builds on the legacy of outdoor sculpture exhibitions at museums in the Cultural District while exploring relevant themes and issues while acting as a catalyst for conversations about art and community issues. The Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Exhibitions Manager invited a select group of young artists to submit proposals for the inaugural Sheila & Houston Hill Courtyard Gallery. Two artists were selected to exhibit for one year. Each artist was chosen based on artistic merit, conceptual strength, and each artist’s ability to address relevant social and cultural issues.

Learn about the inaugural exhibition by visiting the Fort Worth Community Arts Center website.