Long Range Planning: Public Art
Public Art contributes to the City's vibrancy and livability of public places attracts visitors as well. An Artwork can build pride in community, celebrate cultural heritage, and inspire discussion about issues affecting quality of life and future aspirations. The process of developing public artworks builds the capacity of artists and community leaders to shape City spaces and neighborhoods.
For over 30 years, the City of Minneapolis has enriched the lives of citizens and visitors by integrating public art into city planning, service design, and infrastructure. The City’s Public Art Program features:
- New commissions through the Art in Public Places program;
- The conservation and maintenance of the City’s collection of over 70 works located throughout Minneapolis
- Support to other departments and agencies developing public facilities, infrastructure, and public art projects;
- Permits to neighborhoods and community groups for art projects in the public realm.
For more information, contact Mary Altman, Public Arts Administrator, or call 612-673-3242.
Adopted Plans and Policies
- Bloomberg Public Art Challenge
- New Public Service Building
- East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility
- Heyata Otunwe (Cloud Man’s Village)
- Green Crescent [email protected] Project
- John Biggers Seed
- Nicollet Mall Public Art
- West 29th Street Shared Use Street Project
- 26th Ave North Bikeway: Assemble
- 40th Street Pedestrian Bridge
Resources and Permits
Topics and Ideas
Last updated Apr 23, 2018