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Hearing for public art annual work plan scheduled

Posted Sept. 4, 2018

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Art piece depicting a cow made of glass pieces.
Christopher Fennell's artwork for North Beach Street features 10-12 kinetic 'weather vanes' in the form of native animals.

The Fort Worth Art Commission will conduct a public hearing on the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Public Art Annual Work Plan. The annual work plan will include ongoing projects along with several new projects, some of which are on the public art plan for the 2018 Bond Program.

The hearing will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Fort Worth Community Art Center, 1300 Gendy St.

This meeting is an opportunity to submit comments or ask questions about the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Fort Worth Public Art Annual Work Plan. After the hearing, the Fort Worth Art Commission will make its final recommendation to the City Council for consideration in September.

A copy of the Draft Work Plan is available in its entirety on the Fort Worth Public Art website. Fort Worth residents are invited to review the plan and comment at a public hearing or submit written comments via email or U.S. Mail (Fort Worth Public Art, Attn: Sam Brown, 1300 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX, 76107). Written comments received by 5 p.m. Sept. 10 will be reviewed by the Art Commission prior to making a final recommendation.

Fort Worth Public Art (FWPA) is a City of Fort Worth program created to enhance the visual environment, commemorate the city’s rich cultural and ethnic diversity, integrate artwork into the development of the city’s capital infrastructure improvements, and to promote tourism and economic vitality. Managed by the Arts Council of Fort Worth with oversight of the Fort Worth Art Commission, FWPA strives for artistic excellence and meaningful community involvement.

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