Public Art

GIS File Name

LANDMARK_PublicArt

Description

This point layer contains locations of over 300 catalogued public artworks located both indoor and outdoor within the City of Cambridge. There are six types of points including sculptures, murals, mosaics, stained glass, landscape design, and electronic artworks. The Cambridge Arts Council manages and maintains these artworks, while continuing to commission new works through the City’s Percent-for-Art program.

Purpose

Created for general use within Cambridge Arts Council, for map production, and for public viewing.

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Last Modified

09-14-2021

Attributes

Name Type Details Description
MERGE_NUMBER type: Integer
width: 4
precision: 10
Unique number used to identify the layer
ZOOM type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Describes what zoom level the point should be visible at. Out points should only be seen from farther away, and in points should only be seen from close up.
ACCESSION_NUMBER type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Cambridge Arts collection number assigned to the art.
LAST_NAME type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Artist last name.
FIRST_NAME type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Artist first name.
SERIES type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
Name of the series in which the art is included.
TITLE type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
Title given to the piece of art.
ART_YEAR type: Integer
width: 4
precision: 10
Year that the art was completed.
MAJOR_CONSERVATION type: Integer
width: 4
precision: 10
Year of the last major conservation treatment of the art.
FEATURED type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Whether or not art is featured on the Cambridge Arts digital map.
DISPLAY_TERM type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
Year until which art will be displayed if temporary.
DETAILED_MATERIALS type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
Materials used to build/ construct the art.
WEBSITE_CATEGORY type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Art category. Can be one of six types, sculpture, mosaic, mural, stained glass, landscape or electronic.
OBJECT_TYPE type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Descriptors of the type of art object.
DIMENSIONS type: String
width: 400
precision: 0
Measurements of height, width and depth for the art.
LOCATION type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
Name of art location.
ADDITIONAL_LOCATION_INFO type: String
width: 400
precision: 0
Details describing the art location.
PHOTO_CAPTION type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
PHOTO_ALT_TEXT type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
MORE_INFO_URL type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
RELATED_PROJECT_URL type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
CURRENT_INTEREST type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
SPECIAL_INTEREST type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
NEAREST_POINT_OF_INTEREST type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
ACTUAL_ADDRESS type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
Street address of art location, when applicable.
INTERIOR_EXTERIOR type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Location of the art. Either Interior or Exterior.
LOCATION_TYPE_MAIN type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Main descriptor of where the art is located.
LOCATION_TYPE type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Additional descriptors for the type of location where the art is located.
PERMISSION_REQUIRED type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Whether or not permission is required to view the artwork.
PERMISSION_TYPE type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
How to receive permission to view art.
NEIGHBORHOOD type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Neighborhood in Cambridge in which art is located.
TAGS_KEYWORDS_MAIN type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Main theme of the artwork.
TAG_KEYWORDS type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
Additional themes of the artwork.
TOUR_CARD type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Cambridge Arts Public Art Tour in which the artwork is included, when applicable.
CONSERVATION_STATUS type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Indicates whether or not a piece is on display due to Conservation work
TEMPORARY_PERMANENT type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Indicates whether the art is part of Cambridge's permanent collection
PHOTO_WEBSITE_URL type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
Link to a picture of the art
CREATED_USER type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
CREATED_DATE type: Date
width: 8
precision: 0
LAST_EDITED_USER type: String
width: 255
precision: 0
LAST_EDITED_DATE type: Date
width: 8
precision: 0
ARTIST_FULL_NAME type: String
width: 250
precision: 0
LIST_TITLE type: String
width: 250
precision: 0
SHORT_DESCRIPTION type: String
width: 250
precision: 0
TOUR_CARD_URL type: String
width: 200
precision: 0
FACT_SHEET_URL type: String
width: 200
precision: 0
PHOTO_QUALITY type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
VIDEO_URL type: String
width: 200
precision: 0
GOOGLE_MAP_URL type: String
width: 200
precision: 0
LATITUDE type: Double
width: 8
precision: 38
LONGITUDE type: Double
width: 8
precision: 38

Coordinate System

NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001 Feet