HALL Park founders, Craig and Kathryn Hall are pioneers in public art beginning with their early development in Frisco, HALL Park which embodies “work, live, play.” Recognizing the importance of integrating culture into a community, Frisco Arts was founded as a nonprofit organization to support the City of Frisco.
Fast forward 15 years and together HALL Park and Frisco Arts are united to bring North Texas a celebration of public and performance art through Frisco Art Walk. The immersive arts experience, Frisco Arts Walk taking place at the newly renovated HALL Park among the Texas Sculpture Garden, a significant body of work that celebrates Texas artists and is the largest private collection of sculpture ever assembled and made available to the public and will serve as an unveiling of the new HALL Park Ampitheater.
Beyond the one day event, Frisco Arts in partnership with AT&T and Otocast has created a smart phone app that guides guests through the Texas Sculpture Garden.
On Saturday, October 8th, from 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Frisco Arts Walk will feature interactive art performances with singing princesses, live statues, street musicians and artists, pop-up food truck park, community stage with performances by Frisco-based arts organizations. Let’s the kids play in the children’s area complete with instrument petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, carnival games, puppet-making and hands-on activities (festival map below), docent-guided tours of the Texas Sculpture Garden, mobile audio guide, and a concert in the new HALL Park Amphitheater with the Good Question band.
Frisco Arts Walk is free and open to the public. Frisco Arts Walk is proudly sponsored by AT&T, Frisco Arts Walk, HALL Park, and Frisco Style Magazine. Participating arts organizations include:
- Collin College
- Collin County Ballet Theatre
- Grace Avenue Ukulele Band
- Frisco Youth Theatre
- Lone Star Storytelling Festival
- Pixie Dusted Parties
- Reedy High School Orchestra
- The Gallery 8680
- Visual Arts Guild of Frisco
Food truck partners: Kona Ice, Tikiz Shaved Ice, Tu Bones BBQ, Coolhaus, Oh My Kabob, Fried Pies for All, Yummy Pizza, Pappy’s Mobile Café.
The mission of Frisco Arts is to advance the arts in Frisco through advocacy, programming, grants, and scholarships, supporting the economic growth and cultural identity of the City of Frisco. Frisco Arts Walk is a community celebration of the art in public spaces focused on HALL Park in Frisco.
With the support of AT&T, Frisco joined the app, Otocast for guests to experience Frisco Arts Walk through their smart phone. Download Otocast app (Apple and Android) for a self-guided tour with a map, photos and audio guides provided by the artists of the Texas Sculpture Garden as well as the points of interest at the Frisco Arts Walk. Students will be posting on social live during the event using the following #friscoartswalk #friscoarts #frisGOarts.
HALL Park founders, Craig and Kathryn Hall are pioneers in public art. They have generously embraced Frisco Arts’ renewed mission and provided HALL Park as the site for the inaugural Frisco Arts Walk. As a special treat to guests, the Hall’s will debut their new co-authored book, A PERFECT SCORE and unveil the HALL Park Amphitheater during the event.
ADDRESS: HALL Park, 6801 Gaylord Parkway Frisco, TX 75034
COST: FREE admission, activities and parking. Food trucks accept cash or credit.