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SPU’s 1% for the Art Program

Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) commitment to providing world class water supply, drainage and waste services extends to using visual art experiences to reinforce and illuminate this mission for its ratepayers and employees alike. This program was established as part of the City of Seattle’s percent for the arts ordinance that directs that 1% of all eligible SPU capital improvement funds be set aside for the commission, purchase and installation of artworks connecting with SPU’s mission, property, projects or the work of its employees.

SPU’s partnership with the Office of Arts & Culture Public Art Program to administer SPU’s Arts Program focuses on incorporating art that enhances SPU projects, facilities and properties and/or that helps educate the viewer about SPU’s work.

Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program.