Public Art Guidelines

The following excerpts are taken from the TAMPA Public Art PROGRAM GUIDELINES, prepared by McGregor Consulting with Donna Graves in June 2000.  To speed viewing, topics are linked separately. 

Highlights from Excerpts:


Purpose, Mission, Goals

Funding Sources

Project Identification [Public Art Action Plan, Priorities, Ways for Community Groups and artists to Initiate Projects]

Art Selection [Acquisition Methods, Methods of Artist Selection, Panel Composition, Modified Panel Composition, Artist Recruitment, and Outreach, Budget, Panel Meetings, Follow Up, Artist Eligibility]

Post Selection and Project Management [Pre-Contract, Contracting with Artists, Artists Fees, Agents, Contracting Provisions, Design Development, Fabrication, Design Team Projects, Post Installation and Final Acceptance Procedures, Public Information, Signage, Education]

Public Participation [Education and Outreach, Community Participation, Creative interaction between Artists and Community, Diversity]

Portable Works Collection [Purpose, Selection Criteria, Selection Process, Installation Considerations, Care and Maintenance, Deaccessioning Guidelines, Loans]

Collection Management [Goals, Artist Responsibilities, City Responsibilities, Procedures for Maintenance and conservation, Alteration, Removal, Relocation or Deaccession, Objectives, Procedures]

Downtown Development/CBD [Purpose, Calculation, Location, Eligible Projects, Ineligible Projects, Eligible Costs, Recommended Process, Staff Meeting/ Pre-Application Conference,  

Policies as to Gifts, Loans, and Memorials