The Chapel
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Artist Panel: Public Art, The Environment & Civic Engagement

Artist Talks on Public Art and the Environment

Event Details

In partnership with Small School, an art-based, alternative education platform featuring prominent national and international visiting artists, we invite you to join us at the Chapel for a series of stimulating and thought-provoking conversations on public art and the environment at Dix Park. 

*Panel Discussion Featuring:

  • Kelly McChesney, City of Raleigh Public Art Director
  • Lamar Whidbee, Mixed-Media Artist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • JP Reuer, Architect, Designer, and Executive Director of Small School

Conversation moderated by Nick Neptune, Dix Park Conservancy Director of Outreach and Community Engagement

This program is free to the public thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors.

*Featured artist change for this event date

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Location: The Chapel at Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603


Free to attend. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance at 12:00 pm. 


Directions and Parking

  • Via Western Boulevard: Enter at Hunt Drive or S. Boylan Avenue
  • Via Lake Wheeler Road: Enter at Umstead Drive
  • Follow Signs towards The Chapel
  • Parking is located in the lots next to and in front of the Chapel. ADA parking is available.
  • Click on the image below for an enlarged parking map.

Chapel Parking Map


    Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

    Parking: ADA parking spaces for the Chapel are to the left and out front of the building. ADA parking spaces are available in all lots.

    Chapel Entrance: Ramp and ADA push button activated door is located to the left of the front of the building. 

    Restrooms: Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel.

    Programs and events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


    Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or