Expanded horizons: looking beyond building projects

New buildings grab attention, but they are not always the best way of increasing a museum’s influence and audiences - From The Art Newspaper

by ADRIAN ELLIS  |  1 April 2016

‘Over the last quarter of a century the wave of investment in new museums, museum extensions and in cultural infrastructure across the board has been one of the defining and initially surprising features of the civic landscape. Urban regeneration, place making, the growth of cultural tourism, the changing expectations of museum visitors, vanity and the reappearance of conspicuous philanthropy are the now well understood drivers. Equally well understood, too, are the results, both positive and negative.’

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New public art commission in County Mayo

27 March 2017

The location is the new pool site in the centre of Castlebar, next to Lough Lannagh.  Full budget is €45,000. This information including site...More..

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Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.

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