Policies and Strategies

Art Strategy (2008-2013)

Public Art Policy (2012)

Art Strategy (2017-2022)

The new Arts Strategy will reflect the cultural growth of the City. Since adopting the existing Arts Strategy, there has been a great deal of cultural development in New Westminster. A City’s Cultural Services department was established, the Anvil Centre opened, a Public Art Policy was adopted and many ambitious cultural projects realized. In order to continue developing the arts and creating new cultural opportunities that reflect the growth of the city, we needed a new plan that will guide us into the future. The purpose of the Art Strategy is to create a clear cultural path that will make our community more desirable place to live, work, play and create. The Art Strategy will be a guiding document that will renew, refresh, and re-envision plans for the development of arts in New Westminster and align them with the City’s three sustainability pillars: Social, Environmental and Economic.
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