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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

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

Forecast artist grant applications are open August 12-October 16, 2019. Learn about the grants, info sessions (starting July 11, 2019), and application assistance. 

Karen Olson, Tricia Heuring, and Adaobi Okolue were Forecast’s media team on the ground in Jackson, MS.

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 | The U.S. contribution to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale results in seven “scales” of citizenship displayed in a galaxy of interpretations.

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