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HOME GR/OWN announces 2017 completion of three major public art installations at 2015 Partners for Places parks in Amani neighborhood

Thank you to artist Ann Wydeven, Blanche Brown and Marina Lee, along with sponsor Brico Fund for creating and installing these wonderful additions to our Carter Park and Amani Community Orchard this summer!

The artists worked with Amani residents to design and fabricate create these site-specific artworks over the course of 2016 and 2017.


Three new public art installations at HOME GR/OWN parks in the Amani neighborhood
Carter park art Amani planters Blanche Brown
Alderman Khalif Rainey standing next to artist Marina Lee's A M A N I letters at Carter Park, 24th Place and Burleigh Resident creators of Amani planters @ 22nd & Locust under lead artist Ann Wydeven Blanch Brown gives new life to old message board located at Carter Park, 24th Place & Burleigh



Amani planters



Blanche Brown 24th Carter


Marina Lee's A M A N I letters project

Amani Public Art 2017



Tim McCollow
HOME GR/OWN Program Manager
(414) 286-3748


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How You Can Help

Funds donated to HOME GR/OWN will be used to support City-owned vacant lot projects which coincide with the following HOME GR/OWN objectives:

  • Increase access to local, healthy food
  • Revitalizing/engaging communities

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Amani Art Partners


  • Brico Fund
  • Lynn Lucius
  • COA
  • Dominican Center
  • Marina Lee
  • Ann Wydeven
  • Blanch Brown
  • Amani Neighborhood Residents
  • Marek Landscaping


Plan a visit: Both art installations are very close to each other!

Amani art  map