Urban County Arts Review Board (UCARB)

Authorizing Legislation: Code of Ord., Ch. 2, Art. XVII

The Urban County Arts Review Board reviews proposals for visual artwork in public spaces, including but not limited to memorials, monuments and lighting projects, and for aesthetic opportunities; advises the Department of General Services, Division of Risk Management, other appropriate divisions, and the the council-member in whose district the artwork is proposed to be placed of the proposals.


2021 meeting schedule

  • February 10
  • May 19
  • August 18
  • November 17

All meetings will take begin at 3 p.m. via teleconference.

Project applications

The Urban County Arts Review Board reviews all proposals for the placement of visual artwork, for a period of twelve months or longer, in or on spaces owned by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and open to the public.

The Urban County Arts Review Board will provide each application with a conceptual design approval, a final design approval, and a post-installation approval, each of which will occur at a separate quarterly meeting of the Board.

Prior to submitting an application, applicants must contact Heather Lyons at hlyons@lexingtonky.gov to discuss the potential art project.

LFUCG Historic Properties descriptions

All application fields must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All applications must be emailed to jwuorenmaa@lexingtonky.gov a minimum of 10 days prior to the meeting at which the application will be reviewed.

All approved project applications must submit a final written report within 30 days of the completion of the project.

View the project application

View the post installation form