Welcome to Art in Public Places

Art in Public Places (AiPP) is a community art project organized and implemented by the Art in Public Places Board with the cooperation of the Bristol, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, city governments. Click here to learn more about AiPP.

AiPP will host Bristol's seventh annual Art in Public Places (AiPP) outdoor sculpture competition in 2012.


AiPP Welcomes 2014-15 Juror Steven Matijcio

February 17, 2014
Now in its eighth year of placing public sculpture in downtown Bristol, Art in Public Places is proud to announce that our juror for the 2014-15 exhibit is Steven Matijcio. Matijcio is the curator of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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ECU Funds First Permanent AiPP Sculpture

September 10, 2013
BRISTOL — What weighs 7,500 pounds, is 16 feet tall, 16 feet wide, tells the story of our region’s unique culture, reaches sister cities crossing state lines and is sure to make you smile?
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Sculptures Selected for the 2013-14 Art in Public Places Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit in Downtown Bristol

August 01, 2013
Bristol, TN / VA — Sculptors from around the Southeast will visit downtown Bristol, TN and VA, on August 5, 2013, to install the winning sculptures in Art in Public Places' 2013-14 Outdoor Sculpture Competition.
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