The Chicago Public Art Collection includes more than 500 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.
|Jan 7, 2017||Mayor Emanuel Joins Community at The 606 for Unveiling of Turning Sky and Second-Annual Walk with Light event|
|Nov 10, 2016||City of Chicago Completes Restoration of George Washington Monument at 51st St. & Martin Luther King Dr.|
|Oct 24, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Designates 2017 As The “Year Of Public Art” In Chicago, Providing $1.5 Million for Artists and Neighborhood Art Projects|