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Proposed Public Art Project Needs Your Feedback
Proposed Public Art Project Needs Your Feedback

By Jonathan Dye
Knight Arts Blog

Increasing public art in the Macon’s College Hill Corridor was an important facet in the community revitalization effort’s master plan created in 2009. The plan recommended putting artists to work designing street scape furnishings and public art, temporary public art installations, and poetic public art.

The plan states, “Public art can make a significant impact on the perception of a place. The College Hill Corridor should use murals to introduce beauty to blank walls and celebrate themes of Macon’s history and current identity. Highly visible surfaces near the Corridor’s main entrances and intersections should be targeted, and the murals should be designed in collaboration with a mural artist, with the design process acting as a community building exercise just as valuable as the final product.”

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