Art and Artists

Artists in Residence

Local authorities may engage an artist to take up a residency for a specific time period to deliver their Artists in Residence Programme.

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.

Artists Register

Local authorities may maintain a register of creative and performing artists who operate locally across all artforms.

Arts Hubs

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.

Arts Information and Advice

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.

Public Art Commissions Programme

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.

Public Art Register

Local authorities may maintain a public register of art in the public arena and artworks on display in local authority buildings.