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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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LIFT - 2016 full festival line up announced

LIFT have announced their full 2016 festival lineup with three world and ten UK premieres to be staged during the four week festival, which runs from the 1st of June to the 2nd of July 2016.

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Saw Waves: Juneau Projects


The PMSA's Marsh Awards 2016 nominations are open


Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks More news

Case studies

Voices of Heavitree, Exeter, 2008, lead artist Michael Fairfax, blacksmith Peter Osborne, glass manufacturer Wood and Wood. Photo: Exeter City Council

Maintenance of Public Art - Comparative Report

This case study provides a glimpse of how three local authorities – Exeter City Council, Manchester City Council and Gateshead Council – maintain the public art in their care. The emphasis is on permanent outdoor artworks.

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Moorfields Eye Hospital


Making Waves


Broward Lighting Project More case studies


Animal Wall, Gitta Gschwendtner. Cardiff Bay housing development. Photo: Safle

Guidelines for Commissioning and Selecting Artists and Craftspeople

The selection of an artist or craftsperson for a public art commission should be an intriguing and exciting task but it can also be fraught with difficulties.

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Advice for artists

Insurance for Artists


Art at the Met Office More resources

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