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Arlington Continues Support for Cultural Arts Tourism Grant Program

Film festivals, art exhibits, plays and community concerts do more than provide rich cultural opportunities for Arlington’s residents to enjoy – they also help attract visitors from across the state, country and even the world to spend their time and money here. Nearly 14 million visitors spent $1.4 billion in Arlington…

Arlington Celebrates Unity Arch, Newest Addition to Sculpture Trail

The City of Arlington recently held a dedication ceremony for the Unity Arch, the newest public art addition to Entertainment District Sculpture Trail. The Unity Arch, designed by renowned artist Owen Morrel, was selected out of 21 proposals as the best representation of the community spirit. Facts about the sculpture include:…

New Public Art on Display in Downtown Arlington

A new piece of public art is on display in The American Dream City. Sator Cube was recently installed in front of the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse on Abram Street in downtown Arlington. The 1,800-pound steel cube is the work of Arlington resident Art Fairchild, who has two other sculptures, Trio and…

Own a Piece of the Sculpture Trail

This spring, Arlington unveiled new sculptures on the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail as part of phase two of the master plan. Local and national artists lease works to the trail for three years; the works are available for purchase during that time. Arlington will bring in new artwork every three years to…

‘The Sea’ is Latest Addition to Meadowbrook Sculpture Garden

After eighteen months of rehabilitation and fabrication, “The Sea” has hit high tide and landed in Meadowbrook Park Sculpture Garden. It was sculpted in 1980 by Otello Guarducci (Italy), and donated to the city for public display by the Perard family.“The Sea” was formerly housed at Chester W. Ditto Golf Course,…

Three New Sculptures Enhance Arlington’s Entertainment District

Visitors to Arlington’s Entertainment District have even more public art to enjoy with the addition of three new sculptures in Richard Greene Linear Park. Nine sculptures total are now on display along Johnson Creek between AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington, with plans to add another one in the…

Arlington Parks Accepting Submissions for Phase Two of “Exhibition Arlington”

Arlington Parks and Recreation is now accepting submissions to complete phase two of Exhibition Arlington, the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail at Richard Greene Linear Park. Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, the sculpture trail will feature eight pieces leased by the city from local artists between Randol Mill Road…

Arlington Parks Seeking a Sculptor

The City of Arlington is looking for a talented artist/sculptor to design the first piece of art for the new sculpture trail in the Entertainment District.  The themed sculpture trail, which stretches from Richard Greene Linear Park to Robert Cluck Linear Park, is expected to be a tourist destination for art and sports fans…