Mission, Vision + Values
Site Projects is a private, nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization that commissions world class public artworks, programming, and events on a project-by-project basis in partnership with local agencies and organizations that enhance New Haven's cultural heritage and diversity.
Public art is an essential part of a healthy, democratic society. It enriches, inspires, and educates, enhancing our sense of place, purpose, and potential. Site Projects commissions site-specific, world-class public art bringing cutting-edge 21st century art to historic New Haven, CT. By speaking in the universal language of art, we stimulate community conversations and interactions that embrace diversity and bridge social and economic differences.
Site Projects values artworks that:
- Engage a broad audience
- Preserve community memories
- Express New Haven’s ever-changing vision of itself
- Invite input and interpretation
- Cultivate appreciation of sophisticated visual ideas
- Create learning opportunities