What is Public Art?

…More importantly, what is public art to YOU?

We want to know your personal interpretation. Snap a picture of what you perceive to be public art in our Atlantic Canada-wide (and beyond) Public Art Scavenger Hunt!

Today Arts East walked around Halifax and went through some photo archives to explore this concept of public art.

 Is this public art?


Is this public art?


Is this public art? 


Is this public art? 


Is this public art? 


Is this public art? 



Is this public art?


Is this public art? 

Is this public art? 

My, oh my, your Chez Tess’ Croque Madame Panini is a work of art. Is it public art?
No! It’s private art. It’s all mine! Nom nom nom…



We want public art (however you interpret this) snapshots from all across Atlantic Canada (and beyond). For contest details, visit:


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