The Architecture of Sound Public Art Pavilion is a unique collaboration with North Carolina State University Architecture students, Sound Artist Alyssa Miserendino, and Raleigh Arts.
The project is located between Highwoods Boulevard and New Hope Church Road. The proposed improvements will improve safety and mobility for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
The Barwell Road Improvement Project will add turn lanes, sidewalks, and bike lanes on Barwell Road. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
The City of Raleigh is overhauling two major downtown streets, Blount Street and Person Street, and converting them from one-way thoroughfares into two-way streetscapes.
This project seeks to provide a functional and safer multi-modal corridor along the Blue Ridge Road corridor from Duraleigh Road to Crabtree Valley Avenue. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
Artists and volunteers collected various trash items from Walnut Creek to create sculptural installations at Walnut Creek Wetland Center.
The Carolina Pines Avenue project is located between Lake Wheeler Road and South Saunders Street. The corridor includes a lake and well used public park as well as a residential neighborhood. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
Amenities for the new Fisher Street Park location will feature a playground and basketball court along with other passive features, matching the programming at the existing park site. Depending on community feedback, the artwork could reference neighborhood histories, shared community values, or bring a fun and lively atmosphere to the park.
The Floodplain Creative Educational Installation will incorporate a visual representation of water levels, with an emphasis on both current and historic data. The goal is to show how water levels naturally rise during major storms and hurricanes.
Artist David Wilson has designed a large painted glass artwork and a colorful perforated sunshade for the community center which will reference the colors of the Carousel.
The new 60,000-square-foot center will have all officer training features on one site. It will replace the current police training center on Law Enforcement Drive. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
The Marsh Creek Road and Trawick Road Improvement Project will include sidewalks, enhanced bus stops, bicycle infrastructure, street trees, and traffic calming. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
The purpose of the Oberlin Road Streetscape Project is to improve the street with wider sidewalks, revised traffic lanes and bus stops, and landscaping. Artist Chandra Cox is working with the living ancestors of Oberlin Village to tell the story of this historic community.
The Plaza & Play aspires to be an inviting and inspiring public space for all ages with one-of-a-kind play spaces, a civic plaza, fountains, gardens, and areas to relax with family and friends. The history of the site will come alive through public art, interpretive signage, and a rehabilitated historic house.
The Poole roadway widening stretches from Maybrook Drive to Barwell Road. The design calls for widening Poole to a four-lane complete street with a median, sidewalks, and bicycle facilities.
The first-ever Public Art Mentorship Program seeks to grow our regional public art talent through a series of workshops, opportunities, and the chance to be mentored by nationally renown public artists.
Twenty Five artists are creating site-specific sidewalk murals in downtown Raleigh as part of Raleigh ArtBeats, a temporary public art program led by the City of Raleigh Department of Transportation (RDOT) and Raleigh Arts.
Commute Smart Raleigh, Raleigh Union Station, and Raleigh Arts have teamed up to commission a local artist to paint a mural at the Raleigh Union Station bike racks. The mural reflects the multi-modal connectivity of bike and rail and is meant to inspire the joy of cycling.
The canopy artwork will provide filtered shade which is essential to the character and use of the Raleigh Union Station plaza. The artwork is directly related to a celebration of Raleigh’s industrial past and, in particular, the railroad heritage of the Warehouse District.
SEEK Raleigh is an annual series of site-specific art installations and performance art events that engage the community through public art.
The Six Forks Road project involves widening road to accommodate three lanes of travel in each direction with a planted median, separated bike lane and sidewalks on each side of the road. Stand-alone and/or integrated public art will be added as part of the Percent for Art program.
SONARC at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts is the creation of artist Brian Brush. The artwork arches over an outdoor walkway at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Hundreds of polycarbonate tubes create an ethereal cloud-like effect during the day and an interactive luminescent sculpture in the evening.
Local artists adorn GoRaleigh bus shelters with unique vinyl wrap artworks.
The Artist-in-Residence will spend the next year working closely with the Wake Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) design team to identify opportunities for public art in the Wake Bus Rapid Transit stations along the BRT corridors.