Share this page Print

Public Art 101

Public Art 101 sessions allow us to provide ongoing support and professional development opportunities to artists who are transitioning their practice from studio work to the realm of public art. To stay current on Public Art Program updates, sign up for our Public Art email bulletins.

2018 Sessions

We are pleased to announce the 2018 session line-up for our Public Art 101 Professional Development Series geared towards artists and community members. Locations and dates will be posted once finalized. All the sessions are free but registration is limited.

To pre-register for the sessions, please email

September - Public Art and The City
Find out more about the review of public art processes at the City of Calgary and what the recommendations in the June report to Council included. This is an opportunity to understand what Administration did in response to Council's notice of motion and how the recommendations were developed.

October - Copyright, what artists need to know
What is copyright and how does it apply to you? What do artists need to consider when working in the public realm. How have artists engaged with issues around copyright? This session will help demystify what copyright is and how it applies to artists' work.

November - The Call to Action - TRC and The White Goose Flying Report
The White Goose Flying Report was prepared for the City of Calgary to put into practice the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This discussion will consider how these calls to action for can be realized through public art.​