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New Artworks for Milton Keynes

“Animals in War Memorial“ A sculpture by the internationally recognised Scottish artist Ronald Rae has been unveiled as the memorial to Edna Read (1929-2012) at Campbell Park, Milton Keynes MK94AD.  “Animals in War Memorial” was unveiled by Dr Charles Robert Saumarez Smith CBE – the Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. [...]

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The “Leaping Man”

————————————————————————————————– New Artworks for Milton Keynes By IANMICHIE | Published: JUNE 10, 2014 The “Leaping Man” A significant new sculpture dedicated to Greg Rutherford was erected in Milton Keynes this week on the A 421 roundabout next to the Magna Park Industrial Estate – funded by Gazeley. See >> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-27765793 See >> http://www.mkweb.co.uk/News/Greg-Rutherfords-leaping-man-statue-unveiled-in-Milton-Keynes-20140610085706.htm ———————————————————————————– Ashland Water Serpent – The Awakening. New public art [...]

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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction in Campbell Park has been restored and spruced up by local artists Colin Dundas and Kevin Humphrey. At the instigation of the Public Arts Trust in 2012 the Parks Trust agreed to put the conservation/refurbishment into their 2013 budget. The works, originally planned for June 2013, commenced on 23rd August and was expected [...]

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The Public Arts Trust have added a link to the Alphabet Artworks project in Netherfield.

Alphabet Artworks by Pete Codling in Netherfield Milton Keynes See link  http://www.petecodling.co.uk/alphabet_artworks.htm The Concept The alphabet artworks are twenty six sculptures for Netherfield Local Park made by artist Pete Codling. They include seating (the key ‘K’ bench), play equipment (the golden ‘G’ goalpost), planted letters (the daffodil ‘D’) and even a home for birds (the ‘B’ [...]

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Fundraising

Fundraising The Public Arts Trust, Milton Keynes had two teams in the Rotary Club of Milton Keynes Swimathon 2013. The Trust is one of the nominated beneficiaries from this fundraising day. Thanks go all those taking part for their wonderful support. Donations totalling over  £1130 have been made to the Rotary Club of Milton Keynes in support [...]

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Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, often abbreviated MK, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, in the south east of England, about 49 miles (79 km) north-west of London. It is also the administrative centre of the Borough of Milton Keynes. It was formally designated as a new town on 23 January 1967, with the design brief to become [...]

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Welcome to the Public Arts Trust, Milton Keynes.

The Public Arts Trust is a charity set up to deal with the urgent matter of the condition of existing public art in Milton Keynes, in particular the sculptures. As the MK Council knows, this is a large and potentially costly task, involving inventories, condition reports, conservation plans, sourcing of funds etc. We appreciate the [...]

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