May 28


“Second Saturday” City Hall Art Tours Showcase New Public Art Installations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 24, 2024) – Arts Huntsville invites the community to explore the artistic heart of Huntsville’s new City Hall with “Second Saturday” art tours showcasing the building’s public art installations. These docent-led tours will take place at 10:30 am on June 8, July 13, and August 10, 2024, offering a first-hand look at the dynamic artworks that grace the halls of Huntsville’s new municipal headquarters.

Experience Art with Local Artists

Each “Second Saturday” City Hall art tour will be led by a knowledgeable docent and feature special guest appearances by two talented local artists whose work is on display. This unique opportunity allows visitors to gain deeper insights into the creative vision behind each piece and engage with the artists themselves.

  • June 8: Meet Guadalupe Lanning Robinson and Jahni Moore. Explore the cultural tapestry of Robinson’s “Cityscape Block by Block” and delve into Huntsville’s past with Moore’s “Miracle Territory,” crafted with Huntsville’s very own red clay.
  • July 13: Join award-winning painters Ann Moeller and Yuri Ozaki. Soar above the city with Ozaki’s “Downtown Huntsville” and discover the stories Moeller brings to life in “The Spark.”
  • August 10: Be greeted by Cynthia Wagner and David Nuttall. Stroll by the eleven panels of Wagner’s “Transformative Soil: Terra Firma” while discovering the iconic symbols woven into her work and learn about Nuttall’s upcoming installation of a hand-drawn nighttime map of Huntsville.

“We look forward to providing the community with opportunities to experience this incredible art collection in City Hall,” said Jennifer Johnson, Public Art Program Manager at Arts Huntsville. “Through these tours, the public can gain deeper insight and appreciation into the artworks and connect with some of the artists behind them.”

Space is limited to 50 participants per tour, so be sure to reserve your spot early.

You can register at:

Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

After the tour, Arts Huntsville is partnering Downtown Huntsville, Inc. and local downtown restaurants to offer lunch and drink specials for tour participants. Details on participating restaurants and their offerings will be available the day of the event.

More About the Collection:

Huntsville’s new City Hall embodies more than just civic function; it serves as a vibrant canvas for showcasing what makes our city special. “Our Civic Canvas” is a unique collection of art designed for the new city hall and features ten diverse artworks by local, regional, and national artists. Each piece offers a unique perspective on Huntsville’s identity.

“We’re incredibly proud of Huntsville’s new City Hall public art collection, and we can’t wait to share the stories behind these captivating artworks with the community,” said Allison Dillon-Jauken, Executive Director of Arts Huntsville. “Our ‘Second Saturday’ City Hall art tours ‘ are the perfect opportunity to celebrate the collection and engage with the arts in a truly meaningful way.”

In addition to these summer tour opportunities, ‘Our Civic Canvas’ can be explored online on the Public Art Archive at

For more information about Arts Huntsville please visit and follow @ArtsHuntsville on Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter).


Arts Huntsville is a non-profit organization founded in 1962 to stimulate and support community creativity and engagement

by advancing the arts, entertainment, and culture to enrich quality of life, education, and economic development in the greater Huntsville metropolitan region. Arts Huntsville serves Huntsville’s arts and cultural organizations, individual artists, and arts-related businesses through five core program areas: Arts Promotion & Support, Arts Education, Public Art,

Community Events, and the Sandra Moon Performing Arts Center.

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