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Public Art Board

The Public Art Board provides expert input into the policies, guidelines, plans, and issues related to public art. They review all project plans, acquisitions, and donations to ensure they meet the established criteria. They are also a resource to City Council and its boards, agencies and administration in all public art matters.

The Board is made up of nine members with a minimum of two visual artists, one Calgary Arts Development Authority (CADA) representative, and the rest of the board can be made up of the following:

  • Arts Administrators
  • Arts Consultants
  • Art Historians and Heritage Professionals
  • Architects, Landscape Architects and other Design Professionals
  • Business Representatives
  • Engineers
  • Visual Art Conservators and Curators
  • Citizens at Large

Additional information about the board’s requirements and responsibilities can be found in the Public Art Board Terms of Reference.

How to join the Public Art Board

Board members are appointed by Council. To be considered you need to apply to a public advertisement issued by City Clearks annually in the spring. The advertisement is for all Boards, Commisions, and Committees of Council.

Current Board Members


Public Art Board Members