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Public Art Program Goals

1. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

  • To seek partnerships and collaborative opportunities for artists to work with community organizations, public agencies, private businesses and institutions.

  • To nurture the integration of art, architecture, and landscape architecture in Hailey.

  • To encourage art that is responsive to its site.

  • To address public art as early as possible in each project.

  • To encourage public participation in all phases of the art selection and installation process.

  • To build a City collection that represents broadly diverse styles and aesthetic attitudes.

2. FUNDING

  • To manage a fiscally sound and fully accountable Public Art Program.

  • To identify and pursue matching private, business and civic sources of revenue for public art projects.

3.  PUBLIC ART MAINTENANCE

  • To document, preserve and conserve all public art in the City’s collection.

  • To ensure proper written and visual documentation and cataloguing of the Public Art Collection.

4.  WORKING WITH ARTISTS

  • To create meaningful opportunities for artists through public art projects and programs.

  • To provide opportunities for artists to collaboratively work with landscape architects, architects and engineers.

  • To provide training for area artists which can assist them in developing and proposing public art projects.

  • To commission and work with local, regional, and national artists.

  • To provide just compensation to artists for their work.

5.  COMMUNITY OUTREACH & PUBLIC EDUCATION

  • To encourage dialogue about public art.

  • To develop educational programs for the general public to promote understanding and acceptance of public art.

  • To establish opportunities for the participation of Hailey youth in public art projects.

  • To actively promote the City of Hailey’s Public Art Program to a broad public through multiple venues and media.


Donations

DONATED WORKS OF ART

Those interested in donating a work of art to the City of Hailey may contact the Public Art Coordinator, who will take the request through the Hailey Arts Commission review and approval process.

Works are reviewed based on established criteria, such as artistic quality, condition of the work, content, future maintenance needs, relevance of the work to the city collection, etc. The Hailey Arts Commission will make a recommendation to the Hailey City Council, who has final approval authority, regarding acceptance of donated artwork.

DONATIONS TO THE HAILEY PUBLIC ART FUND

Donations may be made payable to the Hailey Public Art Fund and mailed or dropped off to 115 Main St. S, Suite H, Hailey, ID 83333. The Hailey Public Art Fund is dedicated to implementing public art projects in Hailey. Public Art Fund monies may be allocated only with approval of the Hailey Arts Commission and the Hailey City Council.

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