We're creating Council's inaugural Public Art Advisory Panel. The panel will represent the aspirations and needs of the community, and support Council by ensuring the integrity and quality of permanent public art proposals.

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Watch this space for project updates.

Role of the group

The Public Art Advisory Panel will assist Council in meeting the objectives of the new Public Art Policy.

Specifically, the objectives and functions of the voluntary panel are to:

  • Bring professional skills and knowledge to the process of public art acquisition, management and disposal
  • Involve local, esteemed arts professionals
  • Be entrusted to represent our diverse community with recommendations for decisions on commissioning, siting and decommissioning of pieces
  • Participate in quarterly meetings that may include research (additional meetings may be held if necessary and by agreement of the majority members).
For more information view the Public Art Advisory Panel Terms of Reference.

Role of members

Key Selection Criteria

Panel members will have strong skills, knowledge and expertise in public art and/or a deep connection with the creative identity of Mount Alexander Shire. They have a variety of skill sets that fall in to the art realm, represent the diversity of our community and contribute meaningfully to the panel in a fair and unbiased manner, looking beyond personal interests for the benefit of the community.