Public Art Initiatives

The Amesbury Cultural Council partners with the City of Amesbury to enhance and enliven public spaces with art.

Walk this Way - Round 2

Submissions are now closed.

Stay tuned for photographs of our completed crosswalks!


Past Projects

Chalk the Walk - October 2020

During Chalk the Walk, three professional artists created Fall and Halloween-themed chalk murals in the Upper Millyard Amphitheater. Members of the community had the opportunity to watch the artists create these murals and also create chalk drawings of their own.  #ChalktheWalkAmesbury. Photography by Wendy Bush.

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It's Electric - Summer 2020

In summer 2020, the Amesbury Cultural Council launched a public art initiative to paint the necessary, but not very attractive, electrical boxes around town. The plain-Jane dropbox outside City Hall? That could use a creative coat of paint as well.  We selected 10 artists to paint the electrical boxes around the theme "The Art of Community." Click the image at right to download a map of electrical box locations.