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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October 25, 2018

How technicians make amazing art happen

As part of our campaign with Technicians Make it Happen, we’re sharing how talented technicians make our amazing artworks possible. Read More

October 4, 2018

Hidden Voices: PROCESSIONS in the City

Did you love PROCESSIONS? Want to continue celebrating 100 years of votes for women?  Join us at the newly developed Aldgate Square on Saturday, 20th October for a special and completely free one-off event to celebrate the women in our community. Read More

September 21, 2018

Public Art around the UK – Part 2

This week we are looking at what is happening outside London. There are many city festivals taking place up and down the country this autumn, as well as engaging new installations launching. From a sonic artwork to mark the centenary of the First World War, to thought-provoking city sculptures and… Read More

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As a registered charity, Artichoke’s events are entirely dependent on additional funding from individuals and organisations.

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