A rendering of Dix Park Plaza & Play by MVVA featuring a curved pathway through gardens and trees. People are walking on the path and throughout the park.

Public Artists for Dix Park Plaza & Play Want to Hear From You!

Meet artists Johnny Lee Chapman III, Donald Lipski, & Mark Reigleman

The artists for the Plaza & Play Public Art project want to walk the park and hear your thoughts about Plaza & Play public art in Dorothea Dix Park. Meet artists Johnny Lee Chapman III, Donald Lipski, and Mark Reigleman, share your insights about the park and the Raleigh community. 

This 1.5-hour walk will visit the area of the future Dix Park Plaza & Play along Lake Wheeler Road. The conversation will include learning more about the artist's work and process, an overview of the Plaza & Play design, and opportunities for public art.

Event Details

The September 1 walking tour has been canceled due to inclement weather. Please follow on the Plaza & Play Public Art Engagement Portal for future engagement on the public art in Plaza & Play.

Know Before You Go

Walking up hills, in the grass, and on uneven surfaces will be necessary. There are only port-a-johns available for restroom facilities in the park. Please plan to bring a water bottle. The tour will be canceled and rescheduled if there is inclement weather and registered participants will be notified by email.


Dorothea Dix Park continues to work to be accessible and welcoming for visitors with disabilities and limited mobility. Accessible Parking with reserved spaces are available in all lots on campus. Handicap accessible port-a-johns are located at the Big Field and Flowers Field. Portions of Dorothea Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces are not ADA accessible at this time.

Planning a visit to Dix Park and have questions about accessibility? Contact Joseph Voska, Programs and Operations Supervisor, at 919-996-6688 or joseph.voska@raleighnc.gov




Grayson Maughan
Senior Planner


Dorothea Dix Park Temporary Dog Park
695 Palmer Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

Dorothea Dix Park