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Image Above: Chris Fennell, "Hoops Playing Hoops", 2015, Halifax Park Community Center

Throughout Raleigh there are more than 100 pieces of temporary and permanent public art that are available to enjoy year round. We're always adding public art pieces -- either through public requests, partnerships with other groups like GoRaleigh and through new construction of City facilities -- so make sure to come back to see what's new.



Active Projects

Rendering for the Blount Person Corridor improvement

Raleigh Arts has temporary, permanent, and Percent for Art public art projects going on now.

View public art active projects in the City of Raleigh.

Community-Initiated Projects

signal box wrapped in art by Sam Greene

Lost Ocean
Sam Greene
Lenoir St. and Wilmington St.

Community-Initiated Projects are designed to bring community-led temporary or permanent public art projects to the City of Raleigh.

Learn more about Community-Initiated Projects.

Percent for Art

Public artwork make using found objects. Located in Wilders Grove Solid Waste Facility by Matt McConnell, Lee Cherry, and Marc Russo.

The Percent for Art program allocates one percent of municipal construction funds for public art funding. The Public Art and Design Board oversees this program.

Learn more about Percent for Art.

Public Art Map

This map shows the location of both temporary and permanent public art pieces, including those in the Municipal Art Collection, throughout the City of Raleigh.



Kelly McChesney
Public Art Director

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Raleigh Arts



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