The Brevard Cultural Alliance’s mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County’s quality of life. One way they do this is by helping create and preserve art in public places.
The Art in Public Places exhibits both interior and exterior artwork in public spaces and provides opportunities for area businesses to boldly display their support for the arts. The revolving Interior Exhibition Program currently serves more than 225 artists throughout the county, continuously displaying more than 650 pieces, with an estimated 400,000+ people viewing the artwork. Sites include high-traffic locations such as Melbourne International Airport, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Eastern Florida State College Planetarium, and Brevard County Government Center.
The Exterior Sculpture Program is a project that brings art to the public beyond museum walls. Displaying outdoor sculpture acts as a beacon, enhances the aesthetic experience and as a cultural landmark draws attention to the participating business such as Cumberland Farms Convenience Stores and Miller & Hurt Financial. The artist loan their artwork, which is also for sale, through the BCA program for a period of six months. The artists are paid an honorarium to offset the cost of transportation and installation of their sculpture.
If you are visiting the Space Coast and love art, then make sure you check out their current exhibition locations list so you can enjoy all of the art these artists are presenting to the city.
If you are an artist that wants to get involved, visit their website to learn how to showcase your talents and help spark creativity in other artists who live locally or are visiting.