Public Art Master Plan

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We want you to dream about public art in Oshawa.

The City of Oshawa is developing its first-ever Public Art Master Plan and wants to hear from you on the future of public art in Oshawa.

Community members are invited to share feedback on public art locations in Oshawa, ideas for public art projects, artistic themes and more.

Have your say!

Here's how you can participate and share your feedback:

  • Complete the survey online on Connect Oshawa
  • Map your suggested locations for public art on Connect Oshawa
  • Complete the survey and share your suggested locations for public art on paper at Service Oshawa, located at City Hall (50 Centre St. S.)
  • Attend an interactive, hands-on Public Art Café, which will take place between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:
    • Wednesday, March 14 – Legends Centre (1661 Harmony Rd. N.).
    • Monday, March 19 – Northview Community Centre (150 Beatrice St. E.)
    • Tuesday, March 27 – Donevan Recreation Complex (171 Harmony Rd. S.)
    • Thursday, April 5 – Arts Resource Centre (45 Queen St.)
    • Thursday, April 12 – South Oshawa Community Centre (1455 Cedar St.)

Can’t make one of the café dates? Attend one of our pop-up information booths at various locations across the city, including library and seniors’ branches, post-secondary campuses and art galleries and art organizations. Learn more, including dates and times, on the City's Public Art Master Plan webpage.

Input received by end of day on Thursday, April 12, 2018 will be summarized in a report to be presented to the Community Services Committee, which is currently targeted for June 21, 2018.

Personal information on this form is collected pursuant to Section 11 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used to assist staff in the development of a Master Plan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the City’s Freedom of Information Coordinator at 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 3Z7 or by phone at 905-436-3311.

We want you to dream about public art in Oshawa.

The City of Oshawa is developing its first-ever Public Art Master Plan and wants to hear from you on the future of public art in Oshawa.

Community members are invited to share feedback on public art locations in Oshawa, ideas for public art projects, artistic themes and more.

Have your say!

Here's how you can participate and share your feedback:

  • Complete the survey online on Connect Oshawa
  • Map your suggested locations for public art on Connect Oshawa
  • Complete the survey and share your suggested locations for public art on paper at Service Oshawa, located at City Hall (50 Centre St. S.)
  • Attend an interactive, hands-on Public Art Café, which will take place between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:
    • Wednesday, March 14 – Legends Centre (1661 Harmony Rd. N.).
    • Monday, March 19 – Northview Community Centre (150 Beatrice St. E.)
    • Tuesday, March 27 – Donevan Recreation Complex (171 Harmony Rd. S.)
    • Thursday, April 5 – Arts Resource Centre (45 Queen St.)
    • Thursday, April 12 – South Oshawa Community Centre (1455 Cedar St.)

Can’t make one of the café dates? Attend one of our pop-up information booths at various locations across the city, including library and seniors’ branches, post-secondary campuses and art galleries and art organizations. Learn more, including dates and times, on the City's Public Art Master Plan webpage.

Input received by end of day on Thursday, April 12, 2018 will be summarized in a report to be presented to the Community Services Committee, which is currently targeted for June 21, 2018.

Personal information on this form is collected pursuant to Section 11 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used to assist staff in the development of a Master Plan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the City’s Freedom of Information Coordinator at 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 3Z7 or by phone at 905-436-3311.

CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
  • What is public art?

    10 months ago

    Public Art is defined by the City of Oshawa’s Public Art Policy as art in any medium that is situated in a public spacePublic Art and Artworks are created by an artist. The artist is the designer/creator of an artwork, and includes, but is not limited to professional artists, graphic designers, collaborative teams, architects and landscape professionals.

    Public Space is defined as areas frequented by the general public and are owned or leased by the City of Oshawa. Public spaces may include, but are not limited to, parks, trails, roads, open spaces, courtyards, bridges, tunnels, boulevards, building exteriors, and publicly accessible interior areas of municipal buildings.

    Public Art and Public Artworks are original art that is created for, or located in, public spaces, and which is accessible to the public at no cost.