a colorful cover reads ARTPLACE 10 YEARS

ArtPlace 10 Years

Forecast Public Art celebrates the release of ArtPlace: 10 Years, a publication that tells the story of ArtPlace America. Available now in digital format and downloadable PDF, it will soon be available as a print-on-demand book.
The digital publication welcome page shows a group of BIPOC folks wearing masks, waving and sitting on their front steps. That image is from a story in the publication. A headline reads, "How Artists Help Drive Better Public Health Outcomes"

Introducing FORWARD, a digital publication and conversation series

Announcing the transition of Public Art Review into its next iteration, FORWARD, a digital publication and conversation series from Forecast Public Art highlighting how artists are partnering with cities, institutions and communities to courageously tackle the vital issues of our time.
portrait of Karen Olson
Viewable from the riverside, performers stand upon a structure in the Mississippi River

See How a 2020 Grantee Adapted their Project Amid COVID

Alyssa Baguss’s Open Water began in July of 2019 as an experimental space for artists to interact with the Mississippi River. Continuing in 2020 via a Forecast Mid-Career Project Grant, the project now encourages socially distant happenings and supports artist experimentation during the pandemic.
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.
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.