Public Art

The City of South Perth values public art as a means of celebrating the identity and history of the community, enhancing the environment and contributing to a sense of place.

The City has a growing inventory of distinct and diverse public artworks that celebrate and contribute to the City’s unique culture. The works are generally sculptural or mural in form and are permanently on display throughout the City. Some of the works are owned by the City and some are on private land, but are accessible to the public. 

For current public art opportunities please visit the Expressions of Interest page.

News Listings

October 2017

Help design a mural for Collins Street Centre

Media Release 3 October 2017

​The City has commissioned contemporary visual artist Dr Simon Degroot to create a large-scale mural to enhance the front wall of Collins Street Centre.

Public Art
August 2017

Collins Street Centre mural

News Update 15 August 2017

The City is commissioning a large scale mural to enhance the front wall of Collins Street Centre, which will provide an attractive and vibrant entrance to this popular community venue.

Public Art

Artwork illuminates Manning Community Centre

Media Release 14 August 2017

A series of photographic artworks that celebrate the evolution of architecture in the City have been installed at Manning Community Centre.

Manning Community Hub Public Art
May 2017

Arts events and culture survey winners

News Update 23 May 2017

The City would like to congratulate the winners who each received a prize for completing the City's Arts, Events and Culture surveys.

Angelo Street Marketplace Fiesta Public Art

Submissions for Manning Community Centre exhibition boxes now open

News Update 18 May 2017

The City is offering exhibitors the opportunity to utilise the Manning Community Centre exhibition boxes for a period of six months.

Manning Community Hub Public Art
March 2017

Angelo Street Marketplace attracts record crowds

News Update 30 March 2017

The City’s annual Angelo Street Marketplace was held on Sunday 26 March 2017 and attracted a record crowd of over 15,000 residents and visitors.

Angelo Street Marketplace Public Art

Artwalk at Angelo Street Marketplace

Media Release 16 March 2017

Artwalk, a showcase of the work of artists and creatives, will activate unexpected places and laneways as part of Angelo Street Marketplace

Angelo Street Marketplace Public Art
February 2017

Please Feed the Bear

Media Release 20 February 2017

​A giant bear created by performance artist and puppeteer, Chloe Flockart will entertain audiences as part of the City of South Perth’s summer calendar of arts and events.

Angelo Street Marketplace Fiesta Public Art

Public artwork set to illuminate South Perth foreshore

Media Release 20 February 2017

​As part of the City’s calendar of Summer Arts and Events, Confluence an interactive art installation by Sean van der Poel will illuminate the South Perth Foreshore.

Connect South Public Art
January 2017

City's inventory of public art set to grow

News Update 31 January 2017

The City’s inventory of diverse public artworks is set to grow with more than 20 new works scheduled to be installed throughout the City over the next three years.

Public Art

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