Minister Humphreys announces plans to review Cap on the Per Cent for Art Scheme

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Tuesday) announced that she intends to review the cap on the Per Cent for Art Scheme.

“The Per Cent for Arts Scheme is well known and embedded in all public infrastructure works. We are all familiar with the variety of unique public art works and sculptures on our roads which have been funded through the scheme. In addition, there are numerous art works in our schools, hospitals and other public buildings which have been funded via the scheme.

“At present, capital construction projects can include a budget of 1% up to a maximum of €64,000 for an art project.

“The current cap was set by Government in 1997 and given a period of twenty years has now elapsed, I believe it is an appropriate time to carry out a review of the cap.

“In this regard, I have today asked my Department to consider the matter and to report to me on possible options for reviewing the cap.”

Posted 24.05.17



Commission Call Cavan and Monaghan ETB Per Cent for Art project

24 July 2017

Cavan and Monaghan ETB Per Cent for Art project for Castleblaney College can be found on Title: RFT 121646 Per cent for Art...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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