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Barrie Public Art Committee 

The Barrie Public Art Committee’s (BPAC) goal is to enhance Barrie with art, and encourage residents and visitors alike to visit public spaces. BPAC secures art by commissioning new works, facilitating donations, and organizing temporary installations. 

Mission Statement

"The Barrie Public Arts Committee will enhance the City of Barrie by purposefully acquiring public art that inspires and connects the community in our public spaces. We will promote art appreciation and build lasting relationships through education, integration and activation that engages the community, creates conversation and demonstrates the value of public art”


BPAC exists to provide expert community input on the City's public art policies and procedures, giving guidance and advice to City departments and organizations from the earliest stages of public art projects proposed for City-owned lands. Specifically, the committee:

  • reviews and develops public art policies
  • develops competition guidelines for public art commissions
  • reviews and recommends proposed donations of artwork to the City of Barrie
  • provides advice to City staff on the management and promotion of the City of Barrie public art collection.


The committee is comprised of 2 City Councilors, local artists, and individuals with arts expertise. Please refer to 2021 Public Art Committee.pdf for detail.

  • Janet Lougheed – Chair
  • Susan Green
  • Nadine Carr
  • John Bell
  • Councillor Barry Ward
  • Councillor Robert Thompson


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