Public Art Policy

Public Art Policy

The City of Airdrie recognizes that public art contributes to a healthy quality of life for its residents. There are a number of examples of public art in the city from the Dr. Jose Rizal monument, Canada 150 Legacy Project, the Totem Poles in Gwacheon Park, the Centennial Sphere in front of City Hall to the Out of the Blue stained glass installation at Genesis Place.

To assist with the selection and acquisition of public art in the community, the City of Airdrie is guided by the City of Airdrie Public Art policy.

Check out the City of Airdrie Community Public Art Map

 

Community Art Organizations

Airdrie has a vibrant and active arts community. For information on some of Airdrie's community-based arts and culture groups visit:

Airdrie Regional ARTS Society

Airdrie Rotary Festival of Performing Arts

ARTember

Nose Creek Players

Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra

Studio52

If you are a local art group and would like to share your group on this page, please send us an email at community.development@airdrie.ca

If you have an event you would like to advertise, please add it to the Community Events Calendar.

 

Art and Culture facilities

There are several venues in Airdrie where arts, culture and heritage are celebrated everyday. Check out the links below to find out where you can experience some culture in Airdrie.

Airdrie Public Library

Airdrie Public Library fosters literacy, knowledge and cultural connections. Seeking to inspire lifelong learning, imagination and creativity through their inclusive programs, services and collections.

Bert Church Live Theatre

Airdrie’s premier performing arts facility offers affordable entertainment in an intimate venue. The 377 seat facility provides audiences with a unique opportunity to experience world renowned performers in a local setting.

Iron Horse Park

Take the 1.6km interpretive journey aboard one of the 1/8th scale diesel or steam locomotives at the park and get a feeling of what the railway was like in Western Canada during the pioneer days. The journey will take you over hills, across trestles and through tunnels across the varied landscape.

Nose Creek Valley Museum

Big History. Little Museum. Nose Creek Valley Museum represents over 2,000 years of local history, providing an interesting glimpse into the historical aspects of Airdrie, Nose Creek and surrounding areas.

 

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