Public Art

Ricky Stuart mural on side of Bicentennial Hall

Our Public Art Policy(PDF, 84KB) actively seeks opportunities to develop public art around the City.

A Public Art Walk has been developed to enable visitors and locals to discover the diverse range of wonderful creations located around the City. A copy of the walk map and brochure can be downloaded here(PDF, 466KB) .

Public artworks in Queanbeyan 

Sensory Garden, Ray Morton Park

  • 'Morty' the Snail Sculpture by Neil Dickinson
  • Connect, Grow, Celebrate – Ceramic Tile Installation – Community project coordinated by artist Diana Quiggin
  • Jullergung Totem Poles by local Indigenous artists, Matilda House, Louise Brown, Justin Brown, Cheree Williams, Jerikye Williams, Kaden Williams, Joseph Williams, Tenay Williams and Mick Huddleston (Coordinated by Matilda House)
  • UFOnium – Recycled gas bottle musical sculpture by Jack Dallwitz
  • Sonic Bench Sound Sculpture – by Kim Bowman. Activated when pressure is placed on the bench seat
  • Accessible Marimba by Kim Bowman. Wheelchair accessible interactive sound sculpture

Queen Elizabeth II Park

  • Volunteers mosaic artwork seat by Suzie Bleach and Andy Townsend
  • RESPECT mosaic panel – Community project coordinated by Freya Jobbins. Original artwork by Jerrabomberra Public School student Sophie McKinley
  • Permanent table tennis table sponsored by Bost Civil with artwork by Mike Shankster
  • Native Fauna Stainless Steel Bin Surrounds by Neil Dickinson

Crawford Street Lifestyle Precinct

  • The Queanbeyan Honour Walk Pavement Plaques - featuring notable Queanbeyan people
  • Names of historic people engraved on street bollards
  • Bird sculptures on top of the street signs by Neil Dickinson
  • Native Flora Stainless Steel Bin Surrounds by Neil Dickinson
  • Mosaic panels on outdoor seating - Community project by 7 local community groups, coordinated by Kim Grant
  • Laneway Mural by Neil Dickinson and students from the Queanbeyan High Metals Trade School

Various locations

  • Kimono artwork and Cherry Blossoms in the Sister City Park
  • John Gale sculpture located on the corner of Monaro and Lowe Streets
  • Aboriginal mural at Letchworth Community Centre
  • Steel Poetry Panels - installed in Poets Lane, Queanbeyan Museum, Riverbank Café and at Jerrabomberra Pond
  • ‘Queany’ the Platypus by Neil Dickinson with the mosaic component coordinated by Freya Jobbins, A combined artist / community project
  • Queens Bridge Mural with artwork by Mike Shankster. The mural celebrates the past and present identity of Queanbeyan and the contemporary large-scale, highly visible work supports the ongoing development of a cultural precinct in the area.
  • Karabar Open Spaces project – Paint a Post - a community project with painted posts being installed in and around Karabar as part of the beautification project. Post locations are Dane Park and Coolebah Park, with painted posts and mosaic seats installed in front of Karabar netball courts on the corner of Southbar and Candlebark. 
  • Book stack power box by Adam Long - painted work outside Queanbeyan Library
  • Queanbeyan Library Artworks by six local artists. Artworks are located outside and inside the Library
  • Ricky Stuart mural with artwork by Claire Foxton. Large-scale mural on the side of the The Q theatre.