The new public art demands and invites communication and the engagement of others. Mary Jane Jacobs

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ixia has taken over the ownership and management of Public Art Online from Arts Council England. The design and content of the website are currently being reviewed.

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In:Site Festival

In:Site Festival returns to Birmingham City Centre for a fourth year this September and sees a new group of recent graduates transforming the outdoor space around the cathedral with an ambitious programme of craft ‘interventions’. A grant from the local John Feeney Charitable Trust has meant that, this year, 15 new temporary commissioned artworks will be created in the cathedral grounds.

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Take the Critical Spaces Survey - A Critical Catalyst for Socially-Engaged Art


Deputy Director Situations


Departure: Xavier Mascaró More news

Case studies

Green Streets.  Photo: civic Architects with artist Kevin Carter.

Burnley Elevate Artist Injection

Burnley Borough Council (BBC) set up Burnley Elevate Artist Injection in order to involve artists in a major Housing Market Renewal (HMR) scheme that is addressing housing market failure.

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Wellspring Healthy Living Centre


Oxbridge Homezone


Persistence Works More case studies


Deck chairs, Weymouth. Photographer: Mererid Velios

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Public Art Strategy

Weymouth and Portland, hosts for the London 2012 Olympic Sailing events, publish their public art strategy, The Commissioning Plan

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Contracts and copyright

Public Art Commissions - Good Practice


The Art of Illumination: What role do artists play in lighting our public realm?


Patient Environments and the Arts More resources

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