Public Art

Bel Air Public Art Amenities


The Town of Bel Air is the home to a growing number of public art amenities, including sculptures and murals located throughout the town. Each piece contributes to making our town a unique community and to the overall well-being of our residents.

 Below is a list of the many artistic improvements made possible by both public and private resources:  
 

Art Amenity
Location
Historic Downtown Bel Air Mural 
 
Downtown Parking Lot
Art in Bel Air Mural 
 
328 S. Main Street
 
Arts & Entertainment Lee Street (Bel Air Reckord Armory)
  
Life Cycle 
 
Tollgate Marketplace
The Door 
 
Kenmore Avenue
Day Break 
  
Ma and Pa Trail at Route 24
Patrick Walker Memorial 
 
Shamrock Park Memorial Grove
Maxey and Me 
  
Bel Air Public Library
Bobcat 
Bel Air High School

Butterfly Bench 
 
Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden, Rockfield
 Healing Garden Upper Chesapeake Cancer Center

 Hearts of Harford Various locations

 Sun Totem Rockfield Park

 Park at Play Plumtree Park

 Queen Anne's Lace  Corner of Hickory Avenue/Pennsylvania Avenue

 Champions of Courage  Armory Marketplace

 La Dolce Vita  Main Street Parking Lot

 Samara Bike Rack  Main Street Parking Lot

                          
                                                                                                 
Public Art List

Bel Air Art Walk

The Arts and Entertainment District has created a self-guided Art Walk that features twenty pieces of our public art in a two-mile walk through downtown. We encourage you to stroll through our vibrant Arts & Entertainment District while also taking advantage of all of the fantastic shops and restaurants along the way! Download our Art Walk below or pick up a hard copy of the brochure at the Harford Artists’ Gallery Visitors’ Center in Armory Marketplace (37 North Main Street).

Download our Art Walk

Hearts of Harford

The many painted hearts that you may see in and around downtown Bel Air are a promotion by the Downtown Alliance to create awareness of art in the public space. Various businesses and civic organizations have sponsored hearts with a specific theme that relates to Bel Air and Harford County. 

Cultural Arts Commission

The Cultural Arts Commission is a volunteer board whose mission is to promote music, dance, visual art, performing art, photographic art, and the written word in the Town of Bel Air. The Irishman's Chorale, sponsorship of events at the Bel Air Armory and public art projects  are only a few of the of the programs the Cultural Arts Commission sponsors. The Cultural Arts Commission serves as an advisory commission to the Board of Town Commissioners on matters pertaining to the celebration and promotion of the cultural arts in the town.