• Initiative for Public Art - Reston
    The Initiative for Public Art - Reston (IPAR) was established in 2007 by community organizations and leaders to inspire an ongoing commitment to public art and create a new generation of artworks in Reston. The Public Art Master Plan for Reston was adopted in December 2008 by the IPAR Board of Directors. It is the first unincorporated community in the United States to have adopted such a plan. IPAR imagines public art throughout Reston that inspires the community and engages the mind and senses. www.publicartreston.org

  • Forecast PublicArt  Public Art Toolkit
    This toolkit will provide you with information and examples of all aspects of public art, from contemporary ideas and resources, to a step by step guide to the entire process of creating public art. The Forecast Public Art Toolkit is divided into five main sections, each accessible from the tabs at the top of every page or the center navigation column.
    http://forecastpublicart.org/toolkit/

  • The Artist’s Guide to Public Art: How to Find and Win Commissions
    Learn exactly how to start and build a career as a public artist. Part how-to and part manifesto, …navigating the “system,” working efficiently, and standing up for their worth and their rights.
    http://guidetopublicart.com/home.html

  • Americans for the Arts Public Art Network
    Americans for the Arts Public Art Network (PAN) develops professional services for the broad array of individuals and organizations engaged in the diverse field of public art. PAN is the only professional network in the United States dedicated to advancing public art programs and projects through advocacy, policy, and information resources to further art and design in our built environment.
    http://www.artsusa.org/networks/public_art_network/

  • Arlington Arts - Public Art
    The Arlington Commission for the Arts advises the County on policy and program development, oversees the grants and public art programs, advocates for the arts in Arlington and acts as a liaison between the arts community and the County. Arts Commission members are appointed by the County Board.
    http://www.arlingtonarts.org/cultural-affairs/public-art-in-arlington.aspx

  • The Newport News Public Art Foundation
    The Newport News Public Art Foundation is dedicated to helping make Newport News an appealing place to live, work and visit by placing monumental-scale works of art by respected sculptors throughout the city, where people can enjoy art as they go about their daily lives. The Foundation also works to encourage and help the public enjoy, appreciate and engage with the sculpture around them, through outreach and education programs.
    http://www.nnpaf.org

  • ArtInPlace- Charlottesville
    The non-profit corporation ArtInPlace under the sponsorship of City Council, has established sites around the City of Charlottesville, Virginia to make art accessible to the general public.
    http://www.artinplace.org/

  • Richmond Public Art Commission
    In 1991, the Planning Commission, on the recommendation of City Council, appointed a Public Art Commission (PAC) to administer a Public Art Program. In January of 1997, City Council passed an ordinance formalizing the Percent-for-the-Arts Process and mandating its funding through the Capital Improvements budget.
    http://www.richmondgov.com/CommissionPublicArt/index.aspx

  • Art in Public Places (AiPP) - Bristol
    Art in Public Places is a community art project organized and implemented by the Art in Public Places Board with the cooperation of the Bristol, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, city governments. It is our goal to install art in public spaces in Bristol for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Artist submissions are solicited from throughout the nation, and entries are judged by an expert juror, who is selected by the Art in Public Places Board.
    http://aippbristol.org/

  • Roanoke Public Art Program / Arts Commission
    The public art program in the City of Roanoke was established in 2002 and the Roanoke Arts Commission (RAC) was later charged with the development of a detailed plan for public art.
    http://www.roanokeva.gov/85256A8D0062AF37/vwContentByKey/N26W7LD8294LBASEN