Art in Public Places Committee

The Art in Public Places Committee provides opportunities for community participation in public art.


The Art in Public Places Committee’s purpose is to:

  • Provide advice and act as a resource to City Council and staff on the City’s Art in Public Places Policy
  • Propose and support activities, initiatives and events that benefit and advance art in the City
  • Raise awareness and understanding of the importance of public art in the City
  • Advise on strategies, policies and programs to achieve excellence in art in the public realm

The Committee holds a minimum of three regular meetings per year.  Further information is included in the Terms of Reference [PDF - 69 KB] for the Committee.

Now Recruiting

The City of Victoria is recruiting for 5 positions for an 18-month term to serve on its Arts and Public Places Committee.

Please complete the Application Form and email it to by Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 4 p.m. 

If you would like to fill out the form in person, please make an appointment to visit City Hall by calling 250.361.0571 or email

NOTE: Over the coming weeks, the City will be making decisions about advisory body meetings in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic.


The Committee consists of five members appointed by Council.  Members must have experience and/or be trained in aspects of visual art. A minimum of two committee members must be visual artists. Other members should represent a variety of professions with expertise in public art.  Membership on the Committee is limited to two terms of 18 months each.


Members of the Art in Public Places Committee for term January 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020:

  1. Silvia Bonet
  2. Lynda Gammon
  3. Toby Lawrence
  4. Evan Locke


For more information, call 250.361.0571 or email