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Posted: January 5, 2017
How to Apply to Public Art Commissions
Art at Work Series
Join Richmond’s Public Art Project Coordinator, Elisa Yon, for a hands-on workshop on how to prepare strong applications for public art commissions. By focusing on examples from past artist calls, session participants can expect to learn practical strategies and receive advice that will help them prepare professional  applications for future public art Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs).

Open to artists interested in pursuing opportunities in public art.
Free. Reserve your seat by emailing by January 25, 2017. (Max. 20 participants).

Sunday, January 29, 2015
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall | 7700 Minoru Place

*this workshop is now full. If you would like to be on the waitlist, send an email to

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Posted: December 6, 2016
Newly Installed Public Artworks
Layers, Tango, Dream of the River and Poet's Promenade
Newly Installed Public ArtworksWe are excited to announce four public artworks, as a part of the City's Private Development Public Art Program, that have been recently installed around the City.

From left to right: Layers, by Christian Huizenga; Tango, by Havier Campos and Elspeth Pratt; Dream of the River, by Glen Andersen; and Poet's Promenade, by Jeanette G. Lee.

To learn more about these pieces, and the City's public art collection in its entirety, visit the Public Art Program webpage.

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Posted: October 24, 2016
No. 3 Road Art Column Exhibition #11
Growing and Rising
The City of Richmond Public Art Program and the Capture Photography Festival Society are pleased to announce the selected artists for the No. 3 Road Art Column Exhibition, Growing and Rising. The following six artists were selected by a 5 person selection panel composed of artists, art professionals and community representatives. The first exhibition will be on display from February to July 2017, followed by the 2nd exhibition from August 2017 to February 2018.

Thank you to all applicants who submitted a proposal for this artist opportunity.

The selected artists are:

  • Annie Briard
  • Christina Dixon and Woojae Kim
  • Jeff Downer
  • Michael Love
  • Paolo Majano
  • Patryk Stasieczek

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    Arts Update 2015
    Arts and culture are fundamentally linked to quality of life and to the health and wellness of all citizens, shaping identities, fostering life-long learning, promoting creativity and innovation, and engaging citizens across generations. The Arts Update 2015 summarizes the progress made towards achieving the goals of the Arts Strategy and supporting the City’s vision “to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.”
    PDF Document Arts Update 2015

    Press the play button and then the square button in the bottom, right-hand corner to watch the video in full screen HD.


For further information, please visit the Your Minoru Public Art Site, or contact the Public Art Program, 604-204-8671 or

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