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Public Art Opportunity - Riseley Street Roundabout 

The City of Melville is seeking quotations from experienced and suitably qualified Artists or Artist Teams to design, fabricate and install a gateway artwork for the Riseley Street Activity Centre. The artwork will be the first commission post adoption of the Citys Public Art Strategy and Masterplan.

The project has a commission budget of $103,000 excl. GST. The site identified for the artwork is in the roundabout road reserve at the intersection of Riseley and Willcock Streets. The roundabout is highly visible, high-traffic location, and the Artwork will require specific design and engineering requirements to ensure it is fit for purpose.

RFQ Closes: 4pm AWST Tuesday 10 October 2017
Budget: $103,000 excl. GST
Artist Concept Fees: $1,500 excl. GST

To download the Artist Brief (RFQ Files) please click on this link or email

To download the notes from the Artist Briefing Session held on 26 September 2017, please click on this link.


Arts eNews

The Arts eNews is a monthly enewsletter promoting cultural events and activities taking place in the City of Melville and surrounding suburbs. The newsletter is emailed on the second Thursday of each month to over 2,500 subscribers with local artists and arts organisations invited to share their news (showing, selling, seeking etc) with the community.

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To submit content for the Arts eNews, please email the Cultural Development Officer (Arts) with key information such as date, address, contact details, website link and a jpeg image.

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'Adopt-a-stop' Bus Shelter Program
School groups, community organisations and individual artists are encouraged to enliven local bus shelters through the City's adopt-a-stop program.

PHAZE Urban Art
PHAZE is the City of Melville's youth urban art program, which runs sessions from Leeming Skate Park, John Creaney Skate Park and Melville Skate Park.

Public Art  and Community Art Projects
The City of Melville invites artists and creative teams to submit Expressions of Interest for public art and community art projects to be included in City buildings, facilities and public spaces.

Heathcote Museum and Gallery
The City of Melville's multi-arts and cultural gallery invites emerging and established artists, curators, community groups and people wanting to exhibit material within a social history context to submit proposals for exhibitions each year. 

Arts & Cultural Groups
City of Melville has a community information database where you can search for arts and cultural organisations in the City of Melville and surrounding suburbs.