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Public art @ Discovery Green®




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Signature Experiences

Discovery Green is a 12 acre village green at the heart of Houston where you’ll find space to relax, explore, and learn. With two restaurants, water fun for kids, 1 acre lake open for kayaking, dog runs, multi-use ampitheater, event lawn and so much more , you’ll find something for everyone at Discovery Green.

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September 29, 2022

Gonzo247 talks public art and how Jean Dubuffet influenced his artistic style 

Recently GONZO was in the park to talk about the changes he’s seen in Houston since Discovery Green opened in 2008.
June 1, 2022

The A to Z of Discovery Green, a mural by Ange Hillz

Known for his bold, colorful style and stunning speed-painting performance, Houston artist Ange Hillz’s work has been seen around the world and his portrait of George Floyd was a Time Magazine cover in 2021.
September 12, 2021

10 giant, vibrantly colored skulls on display at Discovery Green

December 9, 2019

Lina Dib on the inspiration behind “Here and Now”, part of “Paloma Sponsored By PNC Bank”

A few fun facts about some of the migratory birds featured in Here and Now: When birds migrate, they use the sun, the moon and other celestial bodies, as well as the earth’s magnetic field, to navigate. Some migratory birds have magnetic minerals like iron in their beaks that help them navigate, or a particular protein in their eyes that help them “see” magnetic fields.
February 1, 2019

A Decade of Discovery-Temporary Art Exhibits at Discovery Green®

September 24, 2018

Discover the magic of moonGARDEN at Discovery Green®

The marquee art exhibition at Discovery Green this fall is moonGARDEN, designed to dazzle with oversized, glowing orbs that will transform the park into a magical dreamscape. This work creates such a fascinating and dynamic world of light and color that many may be surprised that at its core, it’s based on the oldest and most universal form of storytelling on the planet: shadow play. Designed by Montreal art collective Lucion, moonGARDEN will be on display in the park from Sept. 29 through Oct. 7, where the artists hope that it inspires others to dream and find their own creativity.

Do You Discovery Green?

Be a hero to this natural landscape that has stood to support your moments of play, exploration, and even civic engagement. You rely on these beautiful 12 acres for your wellbeing. And with your help it can support the community’s needs and environmental health.