Public Art in Alexandria
Public art is permanent or temporary works of art that have been planned in collaboration with the community and executed by artists with the specific intention of existing in the public realm, accessible to all.
For more information about these projects, contact Diane Ruggiero at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.5590.
Policies and Processes
Public Art Implementation Plan & Policy
A comprehensive, community-based plan that outlines a vision, goals and objectives for the public art program in Alexandria, approved by City Council in 2014.
Alexandria's Arts & Culture Master Plan
A comprehensive, citywide cultural arts plan supporting, producing, defining, and sustaining arts and culture initiatives throughout the city to accomplish the City’s broader goals.
SITE SEE | Two Boxes of Oranges and Admonia Jackson
A nationally recognized public-art series, Site See: New Views in Old Town highlights Waterfront Park as a civic space, fostering community engagement and interactions with temporary installations.
WILKES STREET PARK
Eto Otitigbe has been commissioned to create a site-specific work of public art as part of the redesign of Wilkes Street Park.
COLASANTO SPRAY PARK
Béatrice Coron has been commissioned to design and fabricate an original work of art to be integrated into the newly designed, multigenerational, safe, all-season space which includes a spray park as a signature feature at Colasanto Park.
BURKE LIBRARY | Convergent Threads
A brilliantly colored mural on the Seminary Road side of Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library.
SITE SEE | Wrought, Knit, Labors, Legacy at Waterfront Park
2020 Installment for Site See: New Views in Old Town