The Public Arts Task Force
Making Art Happen
The 40 Below Public Arts Task Force mission is to create public art and cultivate a culture of public art in Syracuse, New York. The task force serves as a catalyst for public arts that aim to identify, initiate, and integrate a variety of public art projects across the city. The task force is comprised of artists, community leaders, arts organizations, and interested volunteers who believe that public art is a powerful tool in community building.
The two main goals of the 40 Below Public Arts Task Force are:
1- To utilize task force members in initiating and creating public art projects throughout the city that aim to:
- foster community involvement
- beautify and add aesthetic interest to the city of Syracuse
- promote a vibrant, desirable community in which to live
- and increase awareness for the 40 Below organization
2- To support artists and community organizations who would like assistance in creating and promoting public arts projects. This is done through encouraging collaboration and targeting strategic partnerships across the city. The task fore also aims to provide networking opportunities for artists and community members to share their ideas.