The City of Alexandria Office of The Arts promotes the value of arts and culture in Alexandria by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists and arts organizations. Through engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to the arts, the Office of the Arts works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City’s residents, workers and visitors.
Explore this page to learn more about public art throughout the City of Alexandria. The public art featured includes public and privately-owned works of art, as well as permanent and temporary works, that have been planned in collaboration with the community and executed by artists with the specific intention of existing in the public realm, accessible to all. Public art promotes Alexandria’s cultural heritage, strengthens community pride, and fosters tourism.

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