• Recommend for Council approval an annual set of goals and objectives that will serve the visual, performing, literary and multi-media arts.

  • Recommend for Council approval a set of policies and procedures pertaining to visual art in public places.

  • Advise and make recommendations to Council with respect to the following: 

  • The temporary and/or permanent placement of works of art in public places owned by the City. When the Committee recommends that certain works of art be located in City parks or in facilities managed by the Recreation Department, such recommendation shall be referred to the Parks/Recreation Commission before a final recommendation to Council;

  • The inventory, use, placement and maintenance of City-owned works of art;

  • The acceptance of gifts of art to the City;

  • The active acquisition of works of art for the City; and

  • A mechanism for soliciting and including public input in the process of selection of works of art and their placement, when appropriate.

  1. The Committee shall work in an advisory capacity to City departments, commissions and committees, on matters pertaining to the Committee's functions.

  2. When appropriate, the Committee shall work with other civic or community groups to jointly sponsor events or competitions related to the visual arts.

  • FOOTNOTE: As used herein, "Works of Art" refers to all forms of original creations of visual arts, including, but not limited to:

    • sculpture in the round, base relief, mobile, fountain, kinetic, electronic, etc., in any material or combination of materials;

    • painting, all media, including portable and permanently affixed works, such as murals, frescoes;

    • graphic arts, printmaking and drawing;

    • mosaics;

    • photography;

    • crafts--clay, fiber and textiles, wood, plastics and other materials;

    • calligraphy;

    • stained glass; and

    • mixed media--any combination of forms or media including collage.