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Implementation of the Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre Public Art Strategy

Deadline: March 4, 2015, 5:00 pm

The Physical Regeneration Team of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council seeks expressions of interest from experienced public art consultants wishing to manage the implementation of a number of commissions as part of its regeneration programme for Merthyr Tydfil town centre.

The recently adopted Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre Public Art Strategy includes proposals for a series of permanent and temporary projects over three years, including interpretation, and identifies potential funding sources.  Managed by the Physical Regeneration Team, the appointed Public Art Project Manager will be tasked with bringing the Public Art Strategy to life, implementing key commissions in an exciting, thoughtful and innovative manner that adds to the built environment of Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre.

With a fee of £20,000, the Public Art Project Manager will be expected to manage the first phase of implementation of the public art strategy, manage the public art budget, set up and facilitate a public art steering group and liaise with a range of key stakeholders including designers and architects, the Arts Council of Wales, third sector bodies and interested parties within Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.  They will also be tasked with accessing funding to continue the development of public art.

The brief and supporting documents are available on request from [email protected]  All enquires should be sent by email, no enquiries by telephone. 

Deadline for applications are 5pm 4th March 2015

Interviews will take place on 11th March 2015 at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. Candidates will be informed by 6th March 2015 if they are shortlisted for interview.