The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy announce an upcoming two-part outdoor exhibition of large-scale installations by Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei, to go on view to the public beginning June 3, as part of The Contemporary Austin’s partnership with Waller Creek Conservancy and its Museum Without Walls program. The works include the striking installation Forever Bicycles, 2014, at the Waller Delta (74 Trinity St.), and Iron Tree Trunk, 2015, on view at The Contemporary Austin’s Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria (3809 West 35th St.).
Be the first to see the stunning sculpture, Forever Bicycles, by one of the most significant artists of our time! Enjoy free family-friendly art activities and refreshments on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-Noon at the Public Opening & Family Day at the Waller Delta (74 Trinity St., adjacent to the Boathouse). Invite your friends!
Ai Weiwei’s Iron Tree Trunk will also be on view at The Contemporary Austin’s Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, with free admission on June 3.
Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles is the second public art collaboration by The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy. Click here to read more about the exhibition.
Interested in volunteering at the event? Click here for more info!
Thank you to our sponsors: Austin Gourmet Popcorn, Chameleon Cold Brew, Jim-Jim’s Water Ice, Party at the Moontower, Primizie Snacks, Sway Water, and Topo Chico Agua Mineral. #AiWeiwei #ForeverBicycles #IronTreeTrunk #WallerCreek #ContemporaryATX
Parking: Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, take public transportation, or rideshare. Bike racks will be on-site. No parking is available on Trinity St. south of Cesar Chavez.
Photo: Ai Weiwei, Forever Bicycles, 2014. Installation view, Sculpture in the City, in partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition, London, 2015. Artwork © Ai Weiwei Studio. Courtesy the artist, Lisson Gallery, and Sculpture in the City/City of London. Photograph by Nick Turpin.