Public Art Pieces under the Ancient Connections Project

Pembrokeshire County Council, on behalf of the Wexford/Pembrokeshire EU funded arts, heritage and tourism project “Ancient Connections”, address an artist or artists to create two new connected pieces of public art, one in Ferns, Ireland and one in St David’s, Wales.

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Five artists will be invited to make site visits to both locations, meet community groups and planning specialists to develop designs and a costed proposal.

The art pieces can be linked visually, in terms of design, conceptually in terms of themes or approach, or linked in other creative ways proposed by the artists.


The creation of two new connected pieces of public art, one in Ferns and one in St David’s, which will have equal budget allocation and equivalent status and impact.


Implementation of a cultural heritage and tourism project.

Who is it for?

Individual artists, collectives and artistic cross-border collaborations.


Ferns, Ireland
Wales, UK

Duration of stay

Not mentioned.

Financing amounts

175.000€ to cover all costs including artists’ fees and expenses.

Source of funding


Type of activity

Invitation to tender.

Type of sector

Arts, Audio-visual arts, Crafts, Digital arts, Digital media arts, Film, Science, Visual arts, Music, Contemporary art, Virtual media art, Theatre, Applied arts, Interdisciplinary art practices