Meaningful & innovative public art events that make a real difference
The Christmas Shop
Bring the magic of our The Snowman™ and Snowdog art trails into your home with our collection of festive decorations and collectible ceramic figurines.
They make great gifts for artists, art lovers and anyone who is a little wild at heart.
Last orders for Christmas is Friday 15 December 2023. Orders placed after this date will be fulfilled the week commencing 8 January 2024.
Our Mission & Vision Statement
Charitable mass participation events that achieve real good in the community!
We connect businesses, artists, charities and communities through extraordinary public art trails and creative projects which enable our partners to achieve their goals.
We celebrate people and places, helping millions of people of all ages to experience art in non-traditional settings.
We provide a platform for amateur and professional artists to showcase their work and design programmes that resonate with children and young people, the outcomes providing a unique insight into the aspirations, hopes, and dreams of future generations.
Six Places in a Different Light
03 Nov – 10 December 2023
Snowdogs Discover Birmingham
08 Nov – 04 January 2024
Walking with The Snowman™ at Knole
15 Nov – 07 January 2024
Find your nearest trail and explore!
Wild in Art is busy planning art trails and creative projects across the UK and beyond, so take a look at where you will find us in 2023 and 2024.
Six enchanting art trails to enjoy this winter
Discover six sculpture art trails to enjoy with your friends and family this festive season.
Elmer the Elephant captivates Christchurch with colourful art trail
Elmer’s Ōtautahi Elephant Trail has taken the Christchurch by storm, transforming it in celebration of art and community.
Find Elefanten to be first Wild in Art event in Denmark
Ready to follow in the elephant’s footsteps? Aarhus will become the first city in Denmark to host a Wild in Art event.
A tribute to artist Betti Moretti
We were saddened to hear about the loss of one of our beloved artist colleagues – known as the one and only Betti Moretti.
New Manchester art trail to promote mental health awareness
Six Places in a Different Light will feature six giant Head sculptures on an installation across Greater Manchester.
Perth and Kinross to host the Hairy Highland Coo Trail
The trail will feature 30 colourful sculptures across the county in 2024, all raising money for CHAS.
Tortoise Takeover raises over £720,000 for Jersey Zoo
The night saw 54 sculptures auctioned for a new Tropical House at the zoo.
Lighthouse sculptures set to decorate Southampton and Cowes
The forty sculptures will be raising funds and awareness for Southampton Hospitals Charity.
Whale Tales nominated for prestigious Best Arts Event
The 2022 Auckland event is a finalist in the New Zealand Events Association Awards.
North London to host its first Wild in Art trail
North London Hospice are bringing a creative new art trail to North London in late summer 2024.
Shaun the Sheep sculpture trail opens in Newcastle
Explore the ‘Shaun on the Tyne’ art trail featuring giant sculptures of Wallace and Gromit’s fleecy friend, Shaun the Sheep. Find Shaun across Tyneside as part of the Shaun the Sheep Sculpture Trail in Newcastle.
Don’t just take our word for it. Together we are award-winning.
Best Arts or Cultural Event
Finalist – NZEA New Zealand Event Awards 2023
Best Use of Event or Community Fundraising Initiative
Finalist – Scottish Fundraising Awards 2023
Community Initiative of the Year
IOM Newspapers Awards for Excellence 2022
Commendation for Mobile/App Design Award – Blue2
Scottish Design Awards 2022
Special Recognition Award
Kent Charity Awards 2022
Campaign of the Year
Scottish Charity Awards 2022
Best Event Creative
Finalist – NZEA New Zealand Event Awards 2021
Pop-Ups, Display, Exhibit & Set Design
Silver – Gov Design Awards 2021
Manchester Culture Awards 2019
Event of the Year
PPA Scottish Magazine Awards 2019
Best Event of the Year
PR Moment Awards 2019
Family Event of the Year
Finalist – Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2019
Art and Culture Award
Glasgow Inspiring City Awards 2019
App of the Year
Prolific North Awards 2019
Manchester BEE Award – Sally-Ann Wilkinson
Inspiring Women Awards 2019
Event of the Year and Charity Award
Finalist – PRCA Dare Awards 2019
Best Not-for-Profit Event
New Zealand Events Association Awards 2018
Best Art Event/Exhibition
CityLife Awards 2018
Leading Live Event
This is Manchester Awards 2018
People’s Choice Award
Norfolk Arts Awards 2018
Special Recognition Award
Sheffield Business Awards 2017
Tourism Event of the Year
Bristol Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2013
Tourism Event of the Year
English Riviera and South Devon Tourism Awards 2013
Best Tourism Event
Finalist – Australian Event Awards 2013
A few of Our Achievements
Since 2008, we’ve worked with international partners to animate cities across four continents including Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Christchurch, Nairobi, Cape Town and São Paulo. Each trail has been purposely designed to deliver the objectives for our partners: telling stories of place and bringing people back to host locations, raising awareness, enabling charitable fundraising, celebrating major anniversaries or giving something back to the local community.
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