• 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 Public Art Collection Equity Audits are comprehensive benchmarking tools to identify discrepancies in public art collections as related to race, gender, immigration status, and more.

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

Twelve artists will leave their mark on walls in Minnesota’s Creative Enterprise Zone during the Chroma Zone mural and art festival in September 2019.

41 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 | A silent film of people granted asylum in the U.S.: in a looping film that lasts 10 minutes, one person at a time looks directly at the camera—and at people observing from on shore.

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