Arts Policy

Related procedures

Corporate Art Collection Procedure
Public Art Procedure

Policy statement

The Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) is committed to fostering and encouraging creativity through its support of a Public Art Program, maintaining a Corporate Art Collection, and facilitating an Exhibition Program at Town Hall.


To support the development of local artists, develop opportunities for arts expression, participation, presentation and exhibition and improve the quality of Oakville’s built environment.


This policy applies to the Town of Oakville and arts-related activities within town boundaries, in accordance with established procedures including acquisition, accession and de-accessioning.

The Arts Policy is to be administered by the Recreation and Culture department.

Policy Details

Policy Number: MS-REC-003
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Recreation and Culture
Author: Recreation & Culture
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2010 Jun 14
Review by Date: 2015


Oakville Galleries Collections Policy
Memorandum of Understanding between the Town and ArtWorks Oakville
Memorandum of Understanding between the Town and Oakville Arts Council