Local authorities may engage an artist to take up a residency for a specific time period to deliver their Artists in Residence Programme.
Local authorities, together with an artist in residence, may run talks, lectures, workshops and art classes to promote an appreciation of art.
Local authorities, together with other stakeholders, may provide training, development and mentorship to help professional artists develop their careers in the arts.
Local authorities may maintain a register of creative and performing artists who operate locally across all artforms.
Local authorities may provide arts hubs for artists to exhibit their work, use for rehearsals or use as incubation spaces for visual art, theatre, music, writing and other artforms.
Local authorities may provide information and advice about the arts and arts events by publishing newsletters, distributing leaflets, publishing information on social media and websites, or sending email alerts.
Local authorities may acquire, buy and maintain paintings, sculptures and statues for display, safe keeping and future generations.
Local authorities may commission artists to create sculptures, paintings or murals which focus on the historical and cultural context of the area where they are displayed.
Local authorities may maintain a public register of art in the public arena and artworks on display in local authority buildings.