public art

College Park hopes to add vibrancy to downtown with large mural

January 28, 2019

By ROXANNE READY — The College Park City-University Partnership has requested artist proposals for a 57-foot-wide mural near the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road. “We want it to make a statement about the community,” Eric Olson, the executive director of the partnership, said. A [read more]

Late artist’s ‘Great Blue Herons’ lands in Riverdale Park

February 9, 2018

A new sculpture sits at the corner of a busy intersection, part beautification and part environmental meditation. On Feb. 7, the Town of Riverdale Park dedicated a new sculpture recently installed at East-West Highway and Route 1 at the J.D. Williams Office Building. The sculpture, “Great [read more]

Arts District architect tackles new public art project

March 15, 2014

BY AMANDA EISENBERG AND SUSIE CURRIE — What do you do when the most prominent feature about your new property is a giant, nonfunctional satellite dish? If you’re part of the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC), and the property will be your new headquarters, you plan to turn it [read more]
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