Personified basketball hoop sculptures by artist Chris Fennell. Located at Halifax Park Community Center.

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

Raleigh Arts, with the help of the Public Art and Design Board, supports and coordinates public art through Citizen-Initiated Projects, the Percent for Art Program, and special and temporary public art projects in collaboration with events, other departments, and community partners. Raleigh's Public Art program is guided by the Public Art Policy.

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.

Citizen-Initiated Projects

signal box wrapped in art by Sam Greene

Lost Ocean
Sam Greene
Lenoir St. and Wilmington St.

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

Learn more about Citizen-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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