Think big. Join our discussion, share your inspirations, and we’ll post a range of creative place-making examples from Australia and around the world.
Art has the uniquely transformative power to bring people together, inspire fresh perspectives, compose new ideas, build confidence and resilience, promote health and wellbeing, teach new skills, foster new connections and create places that are welcoming, stimulating and unique.
Do your local artists constantly come up with big public ideas that can’t be funded? Does your main street need a designer or architect to create a meaningful focal point that would inspire everyone? Do you have a public space that’s waiting to become a gathering or performance space? Have you got a great idea for a participatory project that would involve everyone in town? Are you keen to develop and present a creative project that would boost local business and tourism?
Read on to see artist and community thoughts as Small Town Transformations projects developed from the question: How can art transform your town?
Successful projects were announced on Saturday, 25 May 2013.