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DEC 2018-JAN 2019

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30 airportbusiness December 2018/January 2019 PASSENGER EXPERIENCE to create an artwork for permanent installation. These installations are located throughout the airport: departures, arrivals, pre-security, post-security, including inside and outside the terminal buildings.” Vancouver International Airport also has more than 80 cases that showcase temporary art displays, said Beiks. “These museum-quality cases are situated throughout the various departures gates and corridors post-security. This artwork is typically on loan to the airport for between 12 and 18 months from a variety of independent artists and galleries from across the B.C.,” she said. Anyone can submit their work for display, said Beiks. “A wide variety of artwork is displayed, including painting, photography, printmaking, furniture design, sculpture, costume design, ceramics, fashion design, industrial design, film, video, animation and children’s book illustration,” she noted. “The displays are installed and move semi-annually to different locations around Vancouver to provide repeat travelers with a changing display.” SFO Museum has a staff of 36 full-time employees, while Augusta regional has just Smith and the art committee. Vancouver International has Beiks. Her company, Emily Goes Commercial Art Consultants, has a staff of four that work on the program part time. AAM’s Lott has advice for airports looking to start an art program. “Think first about local partnerships. A local museum or arts commission can be a great resource,” she stated. “Airports and museums have a shared mission to serve the public and communities.” U.S. museums preserve and protect more than a billion objects and help communities better understand and appreciate cultural diversity, said Lott. “Most museums are looking for opportunities to exhibit and program spaces beyond their four walls to reach new communities and audiences.” SFO looks for unique opportunities to entertain passengers as they work through the terminal. San Francisco International Airport There are two components to Vancouver's art program— permanent installations and temporary displays. Vancouver International Airport Augusta Regional Airport's art program highlights the art community in the Central Savannah River Area. Augusta Regional Airport

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