On February 21, 2017 13 members of the arts community met to discuss RespectFest Participatory Public Art Piece to be revealed Saturday, September 23, 2017. Representatives from Caetani Cultural Centre, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Arts Council of the North Okanagan, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, City of Vernon, Social Planning Council North Okanagan, Allan Brooks Nature Centre and the Downtown Vernon Association.
This is the first time that the Vernon Art community has come together to discuss public art.
Important Dates to Note:
RFP for Artist Call to be distributed – March 29 , 2017
Jury Selection – March 31, 2017
Closing Date for Artist – April 28, 2017
Artist Selection – May 12, 2017
*Timeline is subject to change