Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Committee Agenda Item

2022 Workplan Review

Information

Department:Public Art CommitteeSponsors:
Category:Report

Attachments

  1. 2022 Public Art Workplan

Meeting History

Dec 8, 2021 1:00 PM  Public Art Committee Meeting

Acquisitions Program: Theresa Buller, Department Administrator, provided an overview of the Acquisitions Program which will consist of acquiring artwork to be placed in the Jubilee Building lobby. It was further noted that a collections management program is being developed that will manage the collections, maintenance and conservation of artwork

Artist in Community Program: Theresa Buller, Department Administrator, provided an overview of the Artist in Community Program, noting that a grant opportunity and 101 (one on one) workshops are being developed, both of which will allow the community to work with artists to produce projects.

Temporary Public Art Program: Theresa Buller, Department Administrator, provided an overview of Temporary Public Art Programs including the Street Banner Program, graphic wrap repairs, and the art/mural festival.

Permanent Public Art Program: Theresa Buller, Department Administrator, provided an overview of the Permanent Public Art Programs noting Waterfront Development, the Public Art Bench Program, the foundation for the Birchwood Trail art, and conservation of artwork.

It was further noted that an indigenous curator will be joining the team to help guide committee members when making artist calls. The curator will have three top program areas including the Snye festival space, Waterfront redevelopment and working with the Indigenous Public Art Advisory Circle.