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Building Houston's first folk art inspired green space - designed and created by local artists.
Building Houston's first folk art inspired green space - designed and created by local artists.
119 backers pledged $14,343 to help bring this project to life.

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We're in the final stretch!

Greetings Smither Park supporters! 

We're in the final week of our Kickstarter campaign, and couldn't be happier with its progress - but there's still time left! We really encourage you to send the link to the campaign out to all your friends and family, post it on your Facebook or Twitter, and help us finish out this final week with a bang. 

CLICK HERE for the Swing for Smither Park campaign page.

Have a safe and happy Halloween!

You did it!

We've gone above and beyond our goal, and thanks to you we will be able to build an incredible set of swings in Smither Park, sure to bring a smile to the face of everyone who sits in them! Thank you so much for your support!

With 18 days left of our campaign, we want to encourage you to continue telling your friends and family about Smither Park. It's through word-of-mouth from our supporters that we've been able to come this far - but we have a long way to go! 

Additionally, if you or anyone you know would like to contribute items to Smither Park such as broken china, brightly colored bottles (not wine or beer), colored tiles, seashells, marbles, buttons, metal objects, clored stones, or anything else that can withstand the elements, drop them by the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art (2402 Munger St.) Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm

Thanks from the Smither Family & the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art!

So close! Help us out by telling your friends!

We're incredibly grateful for all of the support we've received so far, and we are but a couple hundred dollars away from our goal! With 25 days left of our campaign, we hope to go above and beyond our desired financial goals, which will allow us to create more exciting components to the park - beyond just the swings.

If you haven't spread the word to your networks yet about Smither Park and the ways they can donate, please do so today! We also invite you to come visit Smither Park any time and take a look at the progress we've made so far - it's absolutely stunning!

The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

New photos of rewards!

Our fantastic Smither Park artists were hard at work this past weekend making the rewards for our $75 level donors. They used pieces of concrete that were dug up at the Smither Park site, and embellished them with broken tiles, teacups, sea shells, china, bottle caps, and all sort of stuff. Check out a few samples below!

In other news, we are over $7000 towards our goal! Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far - this is spectacular!