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Welcome to our Online Public Art Collection Database!

The goal of the Art in Public Places (APP) program is to integrate art and the ideas of artists into the fabric of the City and County. The collection includes permanent and temporary artworks as well as art that is integrated into the design of buildings and landscapes. Some of the artworks are interactive, some static, some made with traditional or non traditional media like paint, wood, steel, glass, and clay or sound, light, video and film. There are artworks in the collection that are functional, like a bench or tree grate, some address a political or social concern. There are works that are monumental and others are meant to be experienced more intimately, and many will simply take you by surprise.

As a whole, the ever-changing APP collection is meant to: