Posts Categorized: Public Art

Art-Speak Announces Public Art Opening on March 24 at Foundry Place - 05.03.19

First Installation Under Portsmouth’s “Percent for Art” Ordinance   Art-Speak, a nonprofit organization serving as the cultural commission for the City of Portsmouth, announced a public art opening at Foundry Place on Sunday, March 24 at 4:00 pm at the stair tower of Foundry Place Garage. This is the first public art installation under the… Read more »

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How Public Art Happens: Part 3 - Private Property

How Public Art Happens: Part 2 - Municipal Art

Public Art Committee Announces Foundry Place Garage Finalists - 10.02.18

*********************** For Immediate Release *********************** February 10, 2018, Portsmouth, NH – The Foundry Place Garage Public Art Project Committee is announcing the selection of six proposals that are moving on to the next review phase in the selection process. The proposals are: The Estuary Project; Lumen Clock; Portsmouth in Time; Etched Glass; Hammers; Products &… Read more »

How Public Art Happens: Part 1 – A Private-Public Art Partnership Model - 28.04.16

There are several ways to increase the inventory of public art in Portsmouth. One way is through a private-public partnership. It’s a great complimentary tactic to Portsmouth’s Percent for Art Ordinance, the only ordinance of its kind in the state for an individual municipality. Percent for Art means that with each municipal capital project, a percentage of… Read more »