The plaza will include a multi-use, elevated stage that can accommodate several different types of performance, including music, theater and dance, and is versatile enough to host special presentations such as film festivals.
A splash pad offers residents and tourists a refreshing recreational installation that can be enjoyed throughout the summer months.
A large gateway sculpture, marking the corner entrance at Douglas Street and Chicago Avenue, is designed to be a monumental interactive work of art that serves as both an iconic passageway and donor recognition wall.
The art screen will serve as a space for temporary art displays and large scale announcements for upcoming events or exhibitions.
Unique sculptures created by artists from across the nation will enhance the meaning of the space, inspiring creativity and celebrating Freeport’s distinct history.
Constructed of low maintenance steel and weather-resistant fabric for shade, the pergola at the Chicago Ave entrance is both eye-catching and functional.
Spearheaded by the Freeport Art Museum, the Arts Plaza is intended to be a vibrant civic space in downtown Freeport that couples community engagement with art and cultural activities.
The Arts Plaza is a vital element of a comprehensive new vision for the future of the Freeport Art Museum and the role of the arts in our community.
We envision establishing an arts campus in the downtown district that will become a dynamic cultural hub for the community and provide for the future physical space needs of the Art Museum, greatly adding to the economic revitalization of the area.
Paint the Port 2021 net proceeds will support the completion of the Arts Plaza in downtown Freeport.