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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

As publisher of the leading magazine in the field of public art since 1989, Forecast is thrilled to share our special 2019 publication.

A big warm thanks to everyone who made our first GroundWork Intensive for public art consultants a success.

A collaboration of Forecast, GoodSpace Murals and artist Drew Peterson allowed every student to design and paint the mural through residencies with Peterson and Greta McLain.

40 years of supporting groundbreaking work in public spaces

ISSUES THAT MATTER

Insight | Mona Smith offers a Dakota perspective: the term placemaking sounds more like placetaking, reflecting a hierarchical dominion over approach.

Explore More | Jasmeen Patheja addresses harassment and sexual assault in India.

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