Initiated in 2006, the Urban Art Program seeks to promote a diverse and stimulating cultural environment to enrich the quality of life for residents and visitors. The Program encourages the creative interaction of artists, developers, designers, city officials and community members during the design of development projects, in order to develop public art that is meaningful to the site and to the community. The Program anticipates a diverse range of art experiences throughout the city’s commercial districts, enlivening the public space available during the everyday routines of walking to work, eating at a sidewalk café, or shopping. Read More>
2013/2015 Arts & Culture Commission Work Plan
The two-year work plan outlines the guiding projects, priorities and policies, General Fund budget, and Urban Art Fund appropriations for the Arts & Culture Commission. The work plan was approved by City Council in September 2013 and the Commission is actively implementing a variety of projects and programs.