Artichoke works with artists to create extraordinary and ambitious public art in cities, the countryside and on coastlines around the UK.

We have created some of the most celebrated outdoor art in recent times, including the Lumiere light festivals, The Sultan’s Elephant, Antony Gormley’s One & Other Fourth Plinth commission and Temple.

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September 14, 2018

Public Art around the UK

In the first part of our guide to public art this autumn we look at London’s fabulous temporary structures and city sculpture trails, as well as an exhibition exploring memorials and how we live with them. Read More

July 27, 2018

Lumiere Durham is 10!

We’re thrilled to announce the return of Lumiere to Durham from 14-17 November 2019! Founded in 2009, this 10th year anniversary edition of the festival will bring spectacular light art back to the city. The 2019 programme will deliver a mix of old favourites and dazzling new artworks, created by… Read More

June 25, 2018

Tens of thousands of you attended PROCESSIONS 2018

On Sunday 10th June women and girls* of all different ages and backgrounds filled the streets of the UK’s four capital cities, Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London to mark a 100 years of voting rights for women. Every participant was given a scarf in either green, white and violet which… Read More

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London 1666
London 1666, David Best, London’s Burning, a festival of arts and ideas for Great Fire 350. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews