Worcester City Council have partnered with Worcester BID and Severn Arts on an exciting new public realm project for the city centre. The aim of the project is to inspire and energise residents and visitors in the city by installing imaginative artwork in vacant shop units. 

We would like to commission a maximum of 8 artists to create bespoke designs for 7 vacant shop windows and 1 Hoarding which will bring the city centre to life as well as be an outdoor gallery for people to enjoy. Our chosen theme is: Hope and Joy. 

The arts have played a huge role during lockdown. As we recover from Covid19 it is important that we continue to support the arts to play their role in the city’s recovery by creating work that engages and encourages people to return to the city centre and support the economy.  

We currently have 8 vacant shops in Broad St; Hopmarket and The Foregate and we will display art works in all of them. 

More information and how to apply

Please see the Artists' Brief for more information and how to apply. Please note, video applications of up to approximately 10 minutes in length are welcome.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications has now passed.