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Kaupapa Here Toi Tūmatanui

Public Art Policy

Supporting public art activity in all its forms contributes to our vision of Auckland being the world’s most liveable city.

​What our public art does

 Auckland’s public art:

  • celebrates the region’s creativity
  • reflects and expresses the diversity and character of Auckland
  • generates pride and belonging
  • transform Auckland’s public places.

What the policy ensures 

 Our Public Art Policy ensures that Aucklanders and visitors can experience public art that is:
  • thought-provoking
  • culturally vibrant
  • enjoyable
  • challenging
  • inspiring
as well as public space that is distinctive and unique to the region.

Our commitment

Our long-term commitment to develop and support public art activities and care for Auckland’s collection of public art assets is reflected in the Public Art Policy.

The policy clearly articulates:
  • why and how we are involved in public art
  • what we want to achieve by supporting and investing in public art
  • the principles that guide our actions
  • the various roles we play
  • the context for decision-making for public art.

Get a copy of the Public Art Policy