Public Art

What makes good public art? How can art enhance our public spaces? Help us define what makes living, visiting and exploring the City of Melville a vibrant and unique experience by completing a short online survey.

Public Art Strategy & Masterplan

Public art can improve the connectivity of a precinct and its interrelationship with the rest of the area. Good public art can contribute to a sense of place, enhancing public spaces and celebrating cultural identity and community aspirations.

If you wish to learn more about the process, types of public art and what we hope to achieve in developing a Public Art Strategy and Masterplan for the City of Melville please follow this link to our Community Consultation Information Pack and you might also like to watch this video to find out more about how public art contributes to cities around the world.

City of Melville Public Art Collection

The City of Melville’s public art collection consists of over 80 artworks which have been acquired through artist commissions, exhibition purchases, donations, community arts projects and ongoing programs such as the Adopt-a-Stop Bus Shelter Program and PHAZE Urban Art Program.

Public Art is integrated into City playgrounds, park landscaping and building designs and the City also encourages public art in private developments through its percent for art policy, Provision for Public Art in Development Proposals.

Download a map of showing locations of Public Artworks around the City or view a gallery of artworks in the collection here.

For more information, please email the Cultural Development Officer (Arts) or call 1300 635 845 | 9364 0666.