• WE TURN YOUR PUBLIC ART AND PLACEMAKING IDEAS INTO REALITY

  • WE SUPPORT ARTISTS WHO WORK IN PUBLIC SPACES

  • WE KEEP YOU INFORMED AND ON TREND

Forecast fosters dynamic, inclusive and resilient communities through public art, community-engaged design and transformative placemaking. We improve our collective life through a unique combination of responsive consulting services, support for public artists, and abundant resources on current issues and trends. Forecast is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT FORECAST

Forecast consulting associate Aki Shibata is developing and producing new content for Forecast.ED.

A 30′ Monarch with 300+ smaller butterflies—suspended from Mall of America’s skylight—was created from waste-stream materials.

Candida Gonzalez is passionate about education and community engagement, and is leading Making It Public workshops nationwide.

40 years of supporting groundbreaking work in public spaces

ISSUES THAT MATTER

Insight | 16 leaders in public art and creative placemaking on how their disciplines will help shape—and even transform—our future

Explore More | Made up of quotations from two foundational human-rights documents, a subway station mosaic is a key piece in an ambitious transit public art program.

From the Director | Forecast Executive Director Theresa Sweetland speaks to public artists working at the U.S.-Mexico border.