Art in Public Spaces Working Group

The City of Nanaimo seeks applications for membership on its Art in Public Spaces Working Group, which will consist of five individuals who will be invited to serve as knowledgeable volunteers, helping to advance the City’s public art program for a two-year term. Applicants will be considered for their demonstrated knowledge and experience in the expanded field of public art and place-making.

The deadline for applications is May 10, 2021.

The purpose of the Art In Public Spaces Working Group is to provide strategic and technical advice and expertise to Staff in order to advance the City’s public art programs. The Working Group will formalize a mechanism for community consultation and will contribute to a cohesive trajectory for the City’s public art program, informing and following projects from start to finish, to create the conditions for deeper community engagement, consistency and accountability.

The Working Group will consist of five applicants from the public, who:

  • are residents of the Nanaimo or Regional District of Nanaimo.
  • have demonstrated experience and/or training in aspects of visual art; and
  • represent a variety of professions with expertise in public art, including: artists, arts administrators, art historians, art conservators, educators, curators, landscape architects, design professionals, architects, Indigenous cultural knowledge keepers. 

Please review the Application Form for full details on eligibility and how to apply. You may contact us directly with questions or comments at cultureandevents@nanaimo.ca or 250-755-4483.

 

    Last updated: April 14, 2021

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