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Mobile App - Your mobile guide to art in Nashville: The site offers on-the-go guides to the Metro Arts public art collection as well as nearly 120 additional Art in Public Places artworks and 25 cultural places. Tours, geo-alerts, artist videos and audio interviews...need we go on? Go check it out and let us know what you think. We are working to add content every day. If you know of any art that isn't there, tell us and we'll add it. (Artwork must be free to visit, located in Nashville/Davidson Co. and publicly accessible.)

Public Art Guidelines

Public Art Guidelines (Amended February 26, 2015)

Public Art Curricula

Ghost Ballet for the East Bank Machineworks

Edmondson Park
Witness Walls

Public Art Process

Ghost Ballet for the East Bank Machineworks Video

Artistic Process

Erik Carlson discusses Circulate at Lentz Public Health Center
Walter Hood discusses Witness Walls
Citizen Video
Visual Art Standard 1.0
Visual Art Standard 2.0
Visual Art Standard 3.0
Alice Aycock discusses Ghost Ballet: interview from Museum Without Walls

ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You

Movement in Sculpture
What Is Scale?
What Is Rhythm?

Public Art Location Study & Typology Recommendations

The Metro Nashville Arts Commission partnered with the Nashville Civic Design Center to identify potential sites throughout Davidson County for consideration for future public art projects through the 1% for Public Art Fund. The report identifies and articulates the logic behind these suggested sites. In addition to potential sites this report includes a listing of other successful public art projects and typologies to serve as catalysts for each community’s selection process.

View the Location Study