"This program will provide a collection of public art works throughout the City to be enjoyed by all."
"Public Art creates a sense of space and improves . . . public places, giving a stronger feeling of identity."
Contact City of Alexandria 1108 Jefferson Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Deputy Director-Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Department Director - Office of the Arts: Diane Ruggiero Phone: 703.746.5590 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org City Website www.alexandriava.gov/arts Policy Summary Public Art provided by developers will be voluntary, unless the associated Small Area Plan or the zoning requires the provision of Public Art. The Office of the Arts staff works collaboratively with the Department of Planning and Zoning to manage the [...]
"Public art creates a more vibrant quality of life. It enhances public spaces with objects that recognize and symbolize shared values."
"Public art is a tool that creates unique public spaces, and is a valuable community asset."
"The unique variety of artistic styles is chosen to provide discussion and encourage comment."
"Establishment of this public art program will promote the general welfare through balancing the community’s physical growth with revitalization and its cultural and artistic resources."
"The intent of the Public Art Ordinance is … to present the community with a variety of art work styles and themes, all of the highest possible quality."
"Any person constructing…a commercial, industrial, or mixed use building within the city shall provide fine art."
"The arts and culture element shall include guidelines promoting outstanding architecture and urban design in the built environment."