Thirty Years of Placemaking, 1984 – 2014

A look back at 30 years of public art in Arlington.

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The Lights Are On!

The new bridges over Route 50 at Courthouse are now lit with an LED show designed by artist Vicki Scuri that is suggestive of stained glass.  Scuri also designed the bridges' grills and the retaining walls nearby.

The project has received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Metropolitan Washington (ACEC/MW). Read the press release.

Take a Tour

Two extensive tours of our public art collection are now available to download.  Visit the Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor or explore other neighborhoods including Route 1, Shirlington, and Columbia Pike.

Honoring Nancy Holt

Internationally acclaimed artist and creator of Dark Star Park, Nancy Holt passed away in February 2014.  On October 14, 2014, Arlington Public Art Administrator Angela Anderson Adams was invited to participate at a memorial held at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY.  Read more... 



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