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Place Category: Tours & Excursions
The City of Richmond Public Art Program is committed to contributing to the cultural health and well-being of the community, now and in the future. By placing artwork in our everyday environment, the Public Art Program sparks community participation in the building of our public spaces; offers public access to ideas generated by contemporary art; provides opportunities to support local artists; encourages citizens to take pride in public cultural expression; and creates a forum to address relevant themes and issues.
Walk Richmond and Public Art Tours
Richmond Public Art and Walk Richmond have joined forces to promote healthy living and awareness of public art. Walk Richmond hosts a walking group with free group walks throughout the year. On certain routes, Public Art staff joins the walk to conduct an accompanying art tour.
View Walk Richmond’s complete schedule of walks: www.richmond.ca/parksrec/sports/walkrichmond/walkseries
Self-Guided Walking Tours
There are six mini-tours of public art available. The “10 Minute Art Tours” feature three to four public artworks within a ten minute walking distance of each other. You can use the tours to explore a new area of the city or rediscover your own neighbourhood.
Tour maps are available here:
Doors Open FREE Public Art Bus Tours
Saturday, June 2, 2018, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Limited seats available. Please e-mail RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on What’s New with the Richmond Public Art Program, visit: