Public Art in Milton Keynes
"Public Art in Milton Keynes is about inviting the vision, creativity and skills of artists, to engage people freely with place, in a well-considered way." - MK Public Art Strategy
Over the last 40 years, Milton Keynes has developed an excellent reputation for Public Art development, with over 220 Public Artworks across the city. The Public Art Unit within Milton Keynes Council supports the commissioning of new pieces and the care and conservation of existing works.
Visit MK's Public Art
Our diverse and large public art collection is shown on this Public Art Google Map
, and a selection of artwork within Central Milton Keynes is shown within the Arts Guide
including a walking map of the art. On the mkweb arts pages
there is further information on public art across the borough.
Also read about Boyd & Evans
[pdf 338K] in a leaflet about their commissions in Milton Keynes.
- All commissions are listed in the Arts Gateway e-bulletin
and as new commissions arise within the Public Arts Team we will list them here. Also, keep an eye on the Arts Council News Bulletin
as they list commissions both local to Milton Keynes and the whole of the UK.
New Public Art in MK
Milton Keynes Council supports developers to meet their Section 106 obligations [legal requirement for creating new developments] for Public Art. These projects are listed in the Public Art Strategy and shown on the map on the strategies page: Public Art Strategy Page
Public Art in Schools
Schools being built and those with major refurbishments in Milton Keynes allocate a public art budget through the "% for Art" scheme. The public art team supports these projects by engaging an artist; co-ordinating workshops and facilitating installation of artwork. Click to see postcards of new artwork
Additional Public Art Information
Head to our new commissions
page for information on new artwork across the borough