Public Art

Armidale Regional Council and Council's Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee are committed to creating more culturally vibrant, engaging and colourful public spaces.

Armidale Regional Council's Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022

Council adopted the final Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022 on 25 October 2017. 

A detailed Work Action Plan will now be developed based on the Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan defining Key Performance Indicators, required resources and a timeline.

Armidale Regional Council Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022 (PDF 1.7MB)

Public Art Policy 2018 - 2022 (PDF 508.9KB)

Temporary Public Art Works

From time to time Armidale Regional Council is approached by community groups and individuals for permission to display temporary public art works. Temporary Art in Public Places (PDF 235.4KB) explains Council's process to consider requests by individuals and community groups to exhibit temporary art works in the public right of way. Please read the information provided and complete the Application for Temporary Art In Public Places (PDF 315.5KB) then forward to

Expression of Interest Guyra Community Mural Project 

Armidale Regional Council is seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) from a Guyra resident and/or group to identify, select and work with a local Guyra artist to develop a mural design for the toilet block on Bradley Street. The artwork will enhance the ambience of the main street, create local identity and encourage cultural tourism. 

Submissions are due by 13 April, and the project must be complete before 30 June.

For more information or to submit your EOI to collaborate with a local artist, click here. (PDF 100.3KB)

Please note, Council is asking for individuals and community members to collaborate with artists and submit EOIs as one submission.