These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their arts, culture, leisure and recreation committee.
Tag: public art
Council to Give Public Greater Say in Next Round of Public Art
The aim is to focus on art that is relevant to the local area, not “parachuted-in”, said City Arts Officer Ray Yeates.
Brushing Up: The Blue Crane at Dublin Port
The blue crane that stands proudly at Dublin Port isn’t just any crane. It’s Crane 292. And it has a history.
In Ballybough, Plans to Decorate the Neighbourhood with Murals
Residents across the north-east inner city have seen a few new murals lately, with more to come: €80,000 has been set aside by Dublin City Council.
At Stephen’s Green, a Sculpture Gone for Good
You might have noticed the large arches disappear from a corner of St Stephen’s Green.
Should the Public Have More Say in Public Art?
Many of Dublin’s cultural institutions buy and display public art works without any input from Dubliners, raising questions about whether they should get more of a say.
Where Should We Put Two Luke Kellys?
More than 10 years after the idea of a statue of folk singer Luke Kelly was put forward and approved, there are now potentially two on offer.
A New Canvas: Grangegorman Art Fund Has Money, Seeks Artists
Projects should “add to the distinctiveness of the area, whether to do with its past history, or with emerging and prominent future”.
In the Liberties, a Plan to Liven Up the Pavements
Applications are open for a project to decorate, with themed art, the paving stones that run from town through the Liberties.
Frank: Some Thoughts on Relocating Dublin’s Statues
When College Green is reordered, where should its statues be moved to? Frank McDonald has some ideas.