Fancy Animal Carnival



05/04/2017 12:00 am - 10/15/2017 12:00 am




1275 K Street NW, Suite 1000

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About the Fancy Animal Carnival

Whimsical, larger than life sculptures have arrived in DowntownDC for all to enjoy as part of the Fancy Animal Carnival installation, by renowned Taiwanese contemporary artist Hung Yi. Through the partnership of CityCenterDC and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID), five massive, colorful animals will be displayed from May 4 to Oct. 15, 2017 at CityCenterDC (825 10th Street NW), Chinatown Park (6th & Massachusetts Ave NW), and Herald Square (13th & New York Ave NW). Visitors are encouraged to share their photos and experiences with the art using hashtag #fancyanimalcarnival.

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Fancy Animal “Mini” Social Media Hunt

As part of the Fancy Animal Carnival, two “Golden Mandarin Ducks” created by artist Hung Yi are being circulated throughout DowntownDC. Follow #fancyanimalcarnival to find out where they will pop up next!

“Mini” Fancy Animal Carnival


Fancy Animal Carnival Map


Hosted and sponsored by CityCenterDC and the DowntownDC BID, the exhibit was also made possible through support from the U. S. National Park Service, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, the National Capital Planning Commission, the Government of the District of Columbia including the District Department of Transportation and the Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Oxford Properties and Gould Property Company.