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Public Art

There are many ways to get involved in the City’s Public Art Program, whether as an artist or a supporter of the arts.

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Open Calls & Artist Resources
View competition details and download submission documents. Get your name on the City's email notification list.

Apply for Project Funding
The City of Thunder Bay provides project grants to individual artists and artist teams through the City's Community, Youth & Cultural Funding program.


Shape the growth of public art in Thunder Bay as a Public Art Committee Member. Be part of the team that provides expertise and input for the public art program, and take part in competitions as a jury member.

Trust Fund & Sponsorships
Contribute to the Public Art Trust Fund or sponsor a specific project with financial or in-kind contributions. Naming opportunities exist for specific works of art.

Donate Artwork
Many works of art in the City's collection have been generously donated by members of the community. If you have artwork you'd like to donate to the City's collection, please refer to the Art Donation Form below:

Art Donation Form  Adobe PDF, 3 pages, 337 KB.

If you are a member of an organization, community group or business and are considering commissioning large scale public art destined for outdoor display on City property, please use the the form below.