In 2014, the District of Squamish adopted a Public Art Policy to increase the number of artworks in public spaces.
The District of Squamish Public Art Program aims to commission, purchase, program and develop art in four public areas:
A Public Art Select Committee was formed in 2015 to provide oversight of the Public Art Policy, including the development of the Public Art Priorities. The committee, chaired by Mayor Patricia Heintzman, is comprised of local artists and residents with an interest in public art and a connection to the art community.
February 23, 2017
District of Squamish aims to combat ‘build first ask permission later’ mentality with new surcharge
Initiating work in Squamish without a permit now comes with a costly consequence.
February 17, 2017
Squamish Murals Project aims to bring colour and creativity to public spaces
Public spaces throughout Squamish will soon be transformed into permanent works of art thanks to a new public art project...