Percent For Art

Managed by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the City of New Orleans Percent For Art Program is supported through funding generated by 1% of eligible municipal capital bonds. The Arts Council’s role has been to engage local artists in producing public art that has the power to illuminate the daily existence of our citizens and link to the traditions of our communities. Today there are 40 exterior works of art and more than 35 facilities enriched with over 200 interior pieces. The Percent For Art Program is composed of three components, below.