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Situations opens up the potential for artists to make extraordinary ideas happen in unusual and unexpected places,
inspiring audiences and participants to explore new horizons.

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Theaster Gates Photo Jason Schmidt for web
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Public Art (Now) Workshops Coming Soon… Future workshops will explore artist-initiated approaches to regeneration (Theaster Gates’ Dorchester Projects, Chicago). Keep up-to-date with details of all Public Art Now: Workshops, click here to sign up to the mailing list.    

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Public Art (Now) Workshops

Margaret Atwood
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The first writer to contribute to Katie Paterson’s “Future Library” - a new public artwork that will unfold in the city of Oslo, Norway over the next 100 years – is prizewinning author, poet, essayist and environmentalist Margaret Atwood. Atwood is »

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Margaret Atwood: The first writer to contribute to Future Library

Iconic visual artworks like Nowhereisland help boost cultural tourism
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Bristol and Bath are to receive a £350,000 award from Arts Council England and VisitEngland putting culture at the heart of the cities’ billion pound visitor economies. The grant will help to fund an ambitious three year project drawing together »

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Bid success – huge boost for cultural tourism

Nowhereisland, 2012. Photo: Max McClure
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What meanings and values do public artworks represent for the local community? How can we access the cultural value of our public art investments?  In what ways might public art effect the public imagination? The above are some of the »

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How Does Public Art Make a Place?

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This autumn we undertook the first of our ‘Art in My Backyard’ film workshops. Inspiring people to look at public artworks with fresh eyes, the program sets out to capture personal stories and local responses to three of our recent Bristol »

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Art in My Backyard film workshop gives voice to local responses

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