Starting a program and need to learn the details of planning, funding and administering programs and projects?
Public Art by the Book
Edited by Barbara Goldstein
Interested in getting your first commission?
The Artists Guide to Public Art
Edited by Lynn Basa
Interested in public art and social practice and community engagement?
Living as Form
Edited by Creative Time’s Nato Thompson.
All of the books above are available at a discount for Americans for the Arts members in our online bookstore.
Download a suggested bibliography of publications on Public Art, Design, Placemaking and more. (PDF, 67KB)
Suggested Web links including magazines and journals
The Forecast says check out Public Art Review (PAR). A must-bookmark public art site and magazine:
Advocacy and promotion: Need photos of different types of public art?
Community engagement is the focus of this Americans for the Arts' new Website
Conservation of art: Looking for a conservator?
Cutting-edge contemporary art projects in the public realm. Check out their events too!
- National Endowment for the Arts
- A new funding collaborative: ArtPlace
- Check your state for funding: National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
Maps and apps! Visiting a new city? Check to see if their collection is mapped!
Sculpture: includes the magazine, annual conference and more:
Temporary projects in New York City by leading contemporary artists:
Theory and practice converge