Public Art Commission


The purpose of the Public Art Commission is to provide expert and community input on public art for The City of Red Deer.

Committee Outcomes

1. The Public Art Commission will:

a. Provide recommendations and advice to city administration on public art policies, guidelines, plans and issues as they relate to The City of Red Deer;

b. Review all acquisitions and donations of public art;

c. Make decisions on the re-siting and deaccessioning of public artwork, except in the following situations where the authority will rest with the Public Art Coordinator:

i. temporary relocations to support repairs, maintenance, construction, or to protect artwork;

ii. cases where there is significant, immediate concern for public safety, or the safety or integrity of the artwork; and

iii. short term and permanent relocations of interior placement discreet artworks (i.e. to facilitate a dynamic and interesting public art program),

d. Act as a resource to City Council and to its Boards, agencies and staff on public art matters;

e. Adjudicate all public art projects and grant applications for the year, in accordance with current policies; and

f. Receive applications for community public art grant projects to determine whether or not the community public art project should proceed and, if so, to what extent funding should be provided.

2. The Committee will keep all information confidential including names and details of submissions.

For complete terms of reference please visit the Committees Bylaw 3576/2016.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

All agendas and minutes after April 1, 2014 are available at

For minutes and agendas from prior years, please contact .