Public art is not an art form, it's simply a way of improving the changing environment through the arts. PASW

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Arnolfini from across the Floating Harbour, Bristol. Photo: Dennis Gilbert/ VIEW.

The Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, Bristol

The artist Susanna Heron worked as an integral part of the Design Team for the redevelopment of the Arnolfini in Bristol. The artist’s input was essential in creating a highly successful new space for contemporary art.

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Poole Streetscape Manual


Breaking Boundaries - The Ashford Ring Road More case studies


Ice Bear, Trafalgar Square, London, 2009.

Insurance for Artists

There is more information about Public Liability and Professional Indemnity for Artists on our specially commissioned information sheet.

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Policies and guidance

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Public Art Strategy

Contracts and copyright

Public Art Commissions - Good Practice

The healthcare sector

When the Architects Leave: Maintaining artwork in the hospital environment More resources

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