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Public Art

Public art is more than just a work of visual art being located in a public space. Public art expresses and amplifies a hidden aspect of place and may illuminate something of the history of a place, tell us something about the use or character of an area, express a community's future aspirations for a place and people's relationship to place. In short, public turns spaces into places.

Public art is said to be ‘democratic' as its location in a street, park or plaza means that it is accessible to all. Anyone can view and experience public art, unlike a museum or gallery that requires an intent to visit.

Banyule City Council is currently undertaking the development of a new Public Art Policy. The policy aims to establish a clear set of principles and guidelines that enable good decision making around public art initiatives within Banyule.

We are seeking your input.

Public Art Community Forum

Register your place at our upcoming forum to share your insights and be a part of the policy development process.

Tuesday 5 March
7pm – 9pm
Banyule City Council Office
1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough



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