August 29–September 25, 2016
Help us to create a public art plan that reflects the opinions and desires of Chicago residents by taking our Public Art Plan Survey.
Call for Year of Public Art Programs
Chicago-based organizations and artists are invited to submit projects for the Year of Public Art program schedule from January to June 2017. Applications are due October 3, 2016. More information and to apply.
The Chicago Public Art Collection includes more than 700 works of art exhibited in over 150 municipal facilities around the city, such as police stations, libraries, and CTA stations. As part of the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Public Art Program administers the Chicago Public Art Collection and implements the City’s Percent for Art Ordinance. The Collection provides the citizens of Chicago with an improved public environment and enhances city buildings and spaces with quality works of art by professional artists.
For information on the Public Art Percent-for-Art Ordinance, Chicago Public Art Guide, Policies & Procedures and the Percent-for-Art Fund Financial Statements, visit our Publications & Reports page.