An artist's rendering shows an aerial view of the corner of a mixed use building with a lower level grocery store

Public Art Opportunity: Artist Call for Nature + Community Themed Murals at new Lake Nokomis development in Minneapolis

Two artists/teams are invited to submit qualifications to design and create two murals on a new mixed-use development in south Minneapolis
a colorful stylized map shows connections between different cities in the Twin Cities metro area. A caption at the top reads PLACES gathering momentum along the green line.

Artist Call: PLACES Research & Design Fellowship

The PLACES Research & Design fellowship invites an artist/designer to participate in a community engaged creative process that combines research, graphic design, visual narrative development and public art development. The Fellow will engage in creative collaborations as part of the PLACES initiatives connecting the SWLRT corridor communities through art and culture.
grid of four artist liaison portraits
The 1979 crew from Forecast gather for a photo with umbrellas as props (black and white)

Looking Back on the Jack Becker Era: a tribute to Forecast’s founder on the eve of his retirement

A tribute to Forecast’s founder on the eve of his retirement.
Jack Becker smiling with leaves and water behind

Forecast Founder Jack Becker Retired After 42 Years

After 42 years, Forecast founder Jack Becker will officially retire on June 30. Jack has been integral to the field of public art evolving from the commissioning of objects and wall treatments into the sophisticated and nuanced practice it is today.

Forecast paused fundraising for summer 2020, encourages donations to MN justice efforts + Black orgs

Racism is a public health emergency. What we believe the best thing to do at this time is to halt our own fundraising, and we encourage you to donate to these other organizations to support local efforts for justice in our community.
misty sunshine pours through the negative relief space carved into two standing metal sculpture plaques that depict the shape of the nearby lake

Public Art water projects take shape in West Des Moines

The City of West Des Moines hired Forecast to facilitate a three-part public art project around water awareness, watersheds, and how our actions affect the water around us, as part of the city's Public Art Advisory Commission’s Water Quality Community Service project.
grid of 13 artist grantee portraits and two Forecast logos

Announcing a second round of Forecast Messages of Hope Mini-Grants Awardees

Because we received hundreds of incredible applications for our first round of 20 Mini-Grants, we raised funds to support additional artists. We are thrilled to be able to fund 10 more projects now.
A grid of three uplifting posters with peace messages

Receive an original artwork by local artist and support Artists For Hope

Help launch a mini-grant cycle to fund 20 more artists. Donations $50+ will receive 1 of 3 original works by Mike Davis, Marlena Myles, or Christina Vang.
graphic with the words Saturday Night Artist Release

Weekly Conversations for BIPOC Artists who Work in Public

Forecast is launching a series of weekly conversations for BIPOC artists around the country, who work in public spaces and/or in community.