ArtSS in the Open
In 2018, in partnership with Art Sandy Springs, the City launched the inaugural ArtSS in the Open, a public outdoor sculpture competition at City Springs. Local, regional, and national artists were invited to make submissions for possible inclusion in an outdoor exhibit surrounding the City Green and City Springs. The first sculpture garden was installed summer 2019. You can find out more about the installed pieces and the artists at CitySprings.com/art
Have a favorite piece in the ArtSS in the Open garden? Let us know!
To manage and facilitate the City’s evolving arts program, the City has partnered with Art Sandy Springs who can assist potential donors navigate the protocol for gifting public art.
The City's policy establishes guidelines to ensure a consistent decision-making process related to the acceptance, placement and long-term maintenance of donations in parks and open spaces, such as natural areas and trail systems.
Guidelines are also provided for sustainable management of site-appropriate amenities, these public art pieces should be designed to integrate to the existing space and enhance the surrounding natural environment.
Please direct any questions to Michael Perry - Recreation and Parks Director.