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)

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

Waste > Art

Armidale Regional Council is proudly supporting the local waste > art & design competition 2019.

The waste > art & design competition provides an opportunity for all residents in the Armidale Regional Council area to communicate the waste reduction message and to showcase their artistic and creative talents.

Entries will be accepted on Wednesday 29 May and Thursday 30 May 2019, venue to be confirmed.

Armidale Regional Council will provide vouchers for the winners in each of the competition categories.

An exhibition of the works will be held in an empty shop in the central mall area from 3 – 8 June 2019.

Entry is FREE so think creatively and start planning your art work now!

Guidelines and Entry Form (PDF 445.6KB)