"Either you can look out the window, or you can go outside."

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OUR MISSION is to expand the access and ENJOYMENT of art.

Bastrop Art in Public Places assists the Bastrop City Council in the selection, display, and maintenance of art in the city of Bastrop, and we acquire Works of Art by purchase, loan, or donation for public enjoyment. 

We advocate for the positive role art and design can play in the city of Bastrop. With this primary goal, we collaborate with the City of Bastrop, community members, and artists to acquire Works of Art, and enhance the art and culture of our city.



our 2019 ART calls are now open!




How do I get notified about new projects?

To receive email blasts about new projects, subscribe to our mailing list here. You may also check the Artist Calls page for current projects. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to hear about new calls.


How do I apply for a project?

Details about how to apply for a specific project are contained within the project’s official call for proposals/submissions. You may download the PDF version of the call from the Artists Calls page.

What if I have a great idea for a PUBLIC ART project OR INSTALLATION loCATIOn?

All suggestions for public art projects and placement may be submitted using the contact form. The BAIPP Board will consider new project ideas as time and budget allows.




How do I donate art to the City of Bastrop?

If you would like to donate art to BAIPP, please contact us. The BAIPP Board must review all prospective donations to our collection. Location and timing of display is at the discretion of the Bastrop City Council. 


How do I apply to join the BAIPP BOARD?

Appointments to the Board are made at by the Bastrop City Council and Mayor. Terms are 2 years, and there is no limit on the number of terms that may be served. Applications for consideration to be appointed to this board may be found here under Boards/Commissions Application.


How do I apply to join the BAIPP Artist Selection Pool?

You may request to join the Artist Selection Pool by emailing the BAIPP Board via our contact form.


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