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Art commissioning


There are many reasons why an education programme can be an important element of a commission and an important one is avoiding the perception that a piece of artwork has been ‘parachuted’ into a public space.

A commission may of course have been driven by a community or public need but education projects linked to commissions are an excellent way of explaining and creating ownership for a work that will be located in a public space and advocating the value of artists’ work in the public realm. Education work connected to a commission may also be eligible for additional funding.

The commissioning process can provide an enormous variety of education opportunities before during and after production of the work.


Gosport Plasma Screen

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