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 main street public art project artist/community artworker

Armidale Regional Council is seeking registrations of interest from an artist/ community artworker to design and implement public art works in the Guyra Main Street based on images provided by students of Guyra Central School. 

The project concept will represent a colourful, graphic interpretation of the students’ artworks that enhance the ambience of the main street, create local identity and encourage cultural tourism. 

The successful applicant will also work with selected Guyra Central School students on the project and mentor them in public arts practice. 

The total budget for the project is $20,000 including all materials to complete the project, delivering workshops to Guyra students and the project management fees. 

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 15 April 2020.

Expression of Interest Guyra main street public art project (PDF 1MB)