Public Art Master Plan

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The Town of Aurora is developing its first-ever Public Art Master Plan (PAMP). This strategic document will act as a roadmap for years to come, setting direction for public art in Aurora and enhancing the impact of current efforts. A strong public art program can foster creativity and innovation in our community, share our collective histories and animate our public spaces.


GET INVOLVED! Share your thoughts and ideas as we move through the various stages of this project. Opportunities will be listed here as they become available. Be sure to click to Follow Project (bottom right of page) in order to receive email updates as we work through the project milestones.

Aurora Public Art Forum- March 31, 2022

In partnership with STEPS (Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space).

Leaders from across various sectors will come together to help guide the development of Aurora’s first-ever Public Art Policy and Master Plan.

Due to COVID restrictions and capacity limitations, this is an invite-only event.



Milestone Mural (2017)Milestone Mural, a Canada 150 project with the community, produced by the Aurora Cultural Centre

What is a PAMP and why do we need it?

A PAMP is a strategic document that will provide the Town with the framework needed to develop and maintain public art within a municipal context in support of branding and tourism development, neighbourhood design, and cultural expression. It will develop consistent standards for funding, selecting, acquiring, managing, and conserving public art for community benefit.

The development of the PAMP supports this objective and is in alignment with our Town Strategic Plan and other key plans and studies, such as the Aurora Cultural Master Plan, the Aurora Promenade Concept Plan, and Town's Official Plan.

PAMP Objectives:

  1. To ensure future public art projects reflect the uniqueness of the community, its people and their stories;
  2. To support the planning, development and conservation of public art across the Town;
  3. To develop a unique character and identity by creating a compelling and enriched environment through public art;
  4. To provide specific recommendations to direct the development and implementation of a public art program over 5 years (2022-2026), including an estimated range of costs for proposed public art projects;

The Town of Aurora is developing its first-ever Public Art Master Plan (PAMP). This strategic document will act as a roadmap for years to come, setting direction for public art in Aurora and enhancing the impact of current efforts. A strong public art program can foster creativity and innovation in our community, share our collective histories and animate our public spaces.


GET INVOLVED! Share your thoughts and ideas as we move through the various stages of this project. Opportunities will be listed here as they become available. Be sure to click to Follow Project (bottom right of page) in order to receive email updates as we work through the project milestones.

Aurora Public Art Forum- March 31, 2022

In partnership with STEPS (Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space).

Leaders from across various sectors will come together to help guide the development of Aurora’s first-ever Public Art Policy and Master Plan.

Due to COVID restrictions and capacity limitations, this is an invite-only event.



Milestone Mural (2017)Milestone Mural, a Canada 150 project with the community, produced by the Aurora Cultural Centre

What is a PAMP and why do we need it?

A PAMP is a strategic document that will provide the Town with the framework needed to develop and maintain public art within a municipal context in support of branding and tourism development, neighbourhood design, and cultural expression. It will develop consistent standards for funding, selecting, acquiring, managing, and conserving public art for community benefit.

The development of the PAMP supports this objective and is in alignment with our Town Strategic Plan and other key plans and studies, such as the Aurora Cultural Master Plan, the Aurora Promenade Concept Plan, and Town's Official Plan.

PAMP Objectives:

  1. To ensure future public art projects reflect the uniqueness of the community, its people and their stories;
  2. To support the planning, development and conservation of public art across the Town;
  3. To develop a unique character and identity by creating a compelling and enriched environment through public art;
  4. To provide specific recommendations to direct the development and implementation of a public art program over 5 years (2022-2026), including an estimated range of costs for proposed public art projects;
  • Public art survey now open!

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    Our Public Art Survey is now open! What types of public art do you believe will have the greatest impact in our community in support of quality of life, cultural expression and community pride, and where should they be located?

    Take the survey now and share your thoughts. Feedback received will inform the Public Art Master Plan and Policy and help set direction for public art in Aurora.

    *All completed surveys will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 3 sets of VIP seats at one of this summer’s Concerts in the Park!* Winners will be drawn at random and announced on July 22, August 12 and August 26 for the following week’s concert.

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