An outdoor Art Gallery
Transforming Public Art, Prince George Report 2007
Create an Art Walk from the VIA Rail/Tourism Prince George office down
the Heritage Trail through to Fort George Park.
Create a “cell phone” walking tour, this could be in conjunction with
Tourism Prince George and Initiatives Prince George.
Establish a Public Art Task Force, the foundation of which has been
established through the course of the project. Potentially, this group
could become a member of the Community Arts Council, as it would
facilitate good communication, organization, and partnership.
Host a contest/public art drive. Slogan“what provokes art in you?” or
“what art provokes you?”
Strengthen partnerships with the Two Rivers Gallery, especially to
increase community and municipal “art literacy” and knowledge.
Incorporate street-theatre and street-music as additions to the
concept of public art.
Partner to facilitate City co-sponsored sculpture workshops for artists
interested in developing this medium.
Make civic space available for artists to display and sell their work.
Eg. Civic Centre Plaza, as it was identified as a top priority location.
Have professional photographs taken of the existing public
art for promotional purposes and increase interpretive signage.
Encourage the City to use photos of existing public art on City
documents, reports, and website as an opportunity of self-promotion.
Encourage media coverage and city announcements to be made at
public art locations.
Create partnerships with School District schools in new projects.
Create a link on the City web page specifically for public art projects and
Identify and secure municipal resources to develop and maintain public
Be unafraid of thought provoking concepts, the community is ready and