The Gathering Tree

The Gathering Tree is a cultural beacon for the Frogtown/Rondo neighborhoods. It’s a kaleidoscope of patterns etched with the community’s voices who call this neighborhood home. The public art will be an interactive experience featuring augmented reality creatures animated throughout the structure. Growth is what helps build a community. The idea behind our concept is the old community tree in the center of a village where people connect. Trees play an intricate part in many different cultures around the world. They heal, can be used as food, and provide shelter. We gather and escape to nature when we need to recharge from our daily life. Bringing light into a space creates safety and enlightenment. The main lighting feature will symbolize the community; they are the core pillar that nurtures the tree.

Public Art Installation Location:
Springboard for the Arts
262 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55103
Music by Scott Buckley –