Lancaster has a Ten-Year Plan for Public Art

On Friday December 2nd, the City of Lancaster unveiled a new Ten-Year Plan for Public Art with a Kick-Off Event at the Ware Center in Downtown Lancaster. Mayor Gray welcomed a lively crowd and spoke about the successful public art projects completed within the past years. He also recognized the value of planning, to provide clear direction for the Public Art program. Public Art consultant Renee Piechocki then shared details from the 8 month planning process and highlights from the plan. Guests were invited to explore the five Focus Areas of the plan through interactive stations.

Guests at the event wave to our consultant Jennifer McGregor, who was not able to attend. Photo by Renee Piechocki.

Guests at the event wave to our consultant Jennifer McGregor, who was not able to attend. Photo by Renee Piechocki.

Ten-Year Plan Highlights

Vision: Focus on equity, livability and excellence to promote neighborhood connectivity, create meaningful collaborations, and magnify Lancaster's distinct sense of place. This will position Lancaster as a city distinguished by public artworks and engaged communities.

Goals: EQUITY, LIVABILITY, EXCELLENCE

Focus Areas

  • Art Integrated Into Design
  • Transforming Eyesores into Assets
  • Temporary Commissions For All
  • Make Lancaster Square A Place
  • Community Ideas For Temporary Art

Download the EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PLAN

Download the FULL PLAN