Public Art

Current Projects 

  • High Art Billboard Project

    September 2016

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    The Arts Council of Indianapolis, in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor has developed an ongoing city-wide public art project. The project displays 10 works of art by Indiana artists, on Clear Channel billboards around the city on a rotating basis. 


  • Art at Indianapolis International Airport

    December 2016


    The Arts Council of Indianapolis manages the temporary exhibition program at Indianapolis International Airport in partnership with the Indianapolis Airport Authority. Click here to learn what's on view now.

  • Public Art for Neighborhoods Ordinance

    May 2016

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    City-County Council Proposal 16-001 calls for the implementation of a Public Art for Neighborhoods program and a Public Art for Neighborhoods Fund to finance it.  The proposal, with amendments added, passed the City-County Council’s Community Affairs and Education Committee on April 27, 2016 by a 6-1 vote and passed the full City-County Council on May 9 by a 17-7 vote.  It was signed by Mayor Hogsett on May 12, 2016.

    Public Art for Neighborhoods is an exciting new opportunity to get more art in front of more people.  Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please email or call the Arts Council office at (317) 631-3301 to speak to someone directly.

  • Streetcorner Canvases

    March 2016

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    The Streetcorner Canvases program enables Indianapolis' neighborhoods to express their identity and beautify their streets.

    Left: Artwork by Mark Tourney at Morris & Division Streets, 2015

    Right: Artwork by Olivia Waltz at Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, 2015