The Greenway ARTbeat Series

The Greenway ARTbeat series is a seasons-long initiative supported by the Greenway Business Improvement District (Greenway BID) to enhance and expand public art and public programming throughout the entirety of The Greenway.

The Greenway ARTbeat series features five stunning and thought-provoking pieces of public art that span the park as well as more than 50 free public programs. Gather on The Greenway and explore all there is to offer!


‘Breathe Life Together’ Block Party. Photo Credit: G. Ortiz Photography


The Greenway ARTbeat series features numerous programs, from live music, to public art opening ceremonies, to festivals, and more.

Whether you’re looking to shop at a local farmer’s market on your lunch hour or meet an one of the artists behind The Greenway’s Public Art Program, visit our website calendar to see a complete list of programs that are part of this series.

Highlights include:

Public Art Installations

Five public art installations are part of The Greenway ARTbeat series. Events reflecting on the themes of each piece will take place throughout the year. Right now, you can see the following recent installations in the park – keep an eye on our Public Art Instagram (@greenwaypublicart) for the latest information on new installations throughout the year!

Year of the Dragon by Ponnapa Prakkamakul – a 20-foot long land bridge representing  a dragon’s head, featuring play elements for children

Far Away, From Home by Zhidong Zhangan image-based sculpture responding to the complexities of home, immigration, identity politics, diaspora, and queerness in visual cultures.

  • The Greenway BID is designed to contribute $1.6 million each year to support the maintenance, horticulture costs, and future enhancements of The Greenway. Properties that meet certain criteria within the BID boundaries pay a special assessment as part of their property taxes to support improvements that benefit property owners and the public alike. By contributing to The Greenway through a stable, streamlined process, BID Members help ensure these 17 acres of greenspace in the heart of downtown remain vibrant, providing the opportunity for advancing a forward-looking and impactful vision for this public space. Greenway BID members also have opportunities to vote on enhancements, supplemental support along the entirety of The Greenway to create a more engaging and activated public realm. The Greenway BID plays an essential role in supporting an appealing, accessible, and vibrant experience in the BID district for all that visit The Greenway to gather, relax, unwind, and explore. Learn more on the Greenway BID website.