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Barnsley Council seek public art development consultant

Deadline: May 2, 2014

Barnsley Council is seeking a consultant, consultant team or creative company to manage and deliver a programme of public art development, to be carried out between April 2014 and March 2015. The programme includes:

  • Managing the commissioning and installation of five new pieces of public art to be created in Barnsley Town Centre. These will be four gateway pieces enhancing the visitor experience to the Town centre and one piece in Barnsley Pals Centenary Square commemorating World War One.
  • The development of a public art strategy for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, including workshops and initiatives to raise awareness, understanding and support for public art.
  • Working in partnership with the Council and Yorkshire Sculpture Park to develop an Arts Council - Grants for Arts application for a loans scheme between the two organisations.

The tendering process is being managed through the YORtender online system www.yortender.co.uk Where consultants are asked to register (Supplier Registration). Registration is free and details of the work can then be found by searching for contract reference 9J2J-3VXOG5 - Barnsley Council - Public Art Strategy and Commissions.

Copies of the brief will only be supplied through this system and not directly from the Council.