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Public Art Program

Detail from 'Our Flower Garden' public artwork by Sonia Rentsch and Ben Davis

Melbourne's Public Art Program began in its current form 2001 and is now supported by a new commissioning structure, Public Art Commissions.

Past commissions and permanent collection

Find out about commissioned artworks from previous years, and learn about our permanent art and heritage collection.

Current commissions

Find out more about current commissions and commissions soon to be installed.

Laneway Commissions 2011

In 2011, Laneway Commissions produced Victoria's most extenstive exhibition of Aborigial and Torres Strait Islander public art.

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Public art commissioning

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The Public Art Commissions promotes the creation of contemporary works in the public domain.

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Building owners and occupiers

'Circular Colour Wall Painting' by Renee Cosgrave

Building owners and occupiers can propose potential sites for artists’ consideration for Public Art Commissions 2013.

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Explore Melbourne's public art

Street art in a laneway

Melbourne’s city streets and intimate laneways feature plenty of inspiring artworks in surprisingly places.

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Melbourne Town Hall at dusk

Your feedback is important for the ongoing coordination of the City of Melbourne Public Art Program.

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