Arlington’s Public Art Master Plan (PAMP) is getting an update! Adopted in 2004, the PAMP outlines a strategy for how public art will improve the quality of Arlington’s public spaces and facilities.  We invite you to help inform the update by filling out this questionnaire.  Thank you!
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* 1. What is the first word that comes to mind when you think about Arlington?

* 2. Where would you take somebody to show them what Arlington is all about?

* 3. What public artworks are you familiar with?

* 4. What public artworks are most memorable to you?

* 5. What VALUES underscore the importance of public art for Arlington?  
Indicate how strongly you agree with each value on a scale of one (low) to five (high).

  1 (low) 2 3 4 5 (high)
Public art supports economic development and sustainability.
Public art has a value in itself.
Public art is a strategic community resource.

* 6. What GOALS for public art would be most appropriate for Arlington?
Indicate the importance of each goal on a scale of one (low) to five (high).

  1 (low) 2 3 4 5 (high)
Create an appealing, memorable and livable community.
Enhance Arlington’s image locally, regionally and nationally.
Promote learning, discovery and creativity for everyone in Arlington.
Foster a sense of sense of civic purpose and sustainability.
Support Arlington’s efforts to build a diverse, dynamic and resilient economy.

* 7. What APPROACHES to public art would you like to see in Arlington? Focus on projects that:
Indicate the importance of this approach on a scale of one (low) to five (high).

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Enhance the appearance of everyday infrastructure, such as bikeways, water systems, transit and bridges.
Enhance the appearance and meaning of community facilities, such as libraries, parks and recreation centers.
Achieve high levels of artistic and design quality.
Create widely known symbols for Arlington or for specific areas in the County.
Create active public spaces in urban corridors.
Support a thriving, highly regarded arts and culture community.
Engage people in dialogue about civic matters.
Illuminate aspects of Arlington’s history, culture and environment that aren’t well known.
Create community and neighborhood gathering places.
Create whimsy and delight in places that people experience every day.
Create engaging, high-profile temporary projects that attract interest from around Arlington and beyond.

* 8. A public art master plan can help artists understand the community they will be working in.
Please indicate, on a scale of one (low) to five (high) how important you think these themes are to Arlington.

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Historic Arlington – Arlington’s history can still be seen in its cultural landscapes and historic resources, contributing to its visual identity today.
Federal Arlington – Arlington’s history, economy and community fabric are tied in many ways to its relationship with the federal city across the river.
Innovative Arlington – Arlington is leveraging its economic engines of government and university research to encourage and advance its reputation as place for innovation and business development in emerging technology sectors.
Sustainable Arlington – Arlington’s development patterns and public services are being directed towards ensuring its long-term sustainability in terms of environmental resources.
Global Arlington – Arlington’s communities, businesses and institutions are increasingly part of global, cultural and economic networks.

* 9. What zip code do you live in?

* 10. If you are a resident of Arlington, what neighborhood do you live in?

* 11. What is your age?

* 12. Please keep me informed about public art in Arlington.

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