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Goal: Ensure opportunities for public art

Objective: Increase public art installations.

Action Items:

Þ      Create a large-scale public art installation at the Civic Centre to celebrate the City's centennial.

Þ      Propose a change to the existing policy of 1% allocation of funding of qualifying capital projects for public art to a flat annual dollar amount or a fixed percentage of all capital projects.

Þ      Continue to encourage the provision of public art as part of the development review process.

Þ      Propose a movement towards requiring public art as part of all new developments.

Þ      Review and update the Public Art Policy and the Public Visual Art Master Plan.

Þ      Continue to seek partnership opportunities with other organizations such as the Vancouver Biennale.

Relevant Pillars: economic sustainabilitysocial sustainabilitycultural sustainability

 

Goal: Promote local artists and the cultural sector

Objective: Strengthen marketing tools for arts and culture

Þ      Redevelop a comprehensive cultural services section on the City website.

Objective: Consistently support artistic endeavours

Action Items:

Þ      Continue to ensure local artists have opportunities to compete for public art installations, programs and events

Relevant Pillars:economic sustainabilitysocial sustainabilitycultural sustainability  

 

 

 

 

Goal: Support the Arts Centre, Museum, Inlet Theatre and cultural events, concerts and performances

Objective: Facilitate cultural learning and diversity in the community.

Action Items:

Þ      Maintain productive relationships with community cultural programming providers.

Þ      Continue to provide core funding to key arts and heritage organizations such as the Arts Centre Society, Heritage Society/Station Museum and ArtsConnect.

Þ      Provide support to new cultural events that benefit the community, with a view of assisting groups in becoming independent.

Þ      Continue to provide in-kind support to cultural groups who present major Port Moody festivals and events.

Relevant Pillars: economic sustainability social sustainabilitycultural sustainability 

 

 

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