City Seeking Proposals for Temporary Outdoor Art

Accepting proposals until November 15, 2016

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is currently seeking proposals for temporary outdoor art for display in public places. All artists are invited to submit their proposals through "CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR TEMPORARY OUTDOOR ART NO. 1812, which is available on the City's website. The deadline for proposals is November 15, 2016.

Since 2010, the City of Nanaimo has been involved in a dynamic and evolving public art program that enhances and animates our City’s parks. Each year, outdoor artwork is installed in public places on a temporary basis for the enjoyment of residents and visitors. The parks essentially become outdoor art galleries and showcase artworks for a limited period of time.

Strategic Link: Installation of temporary public art strengthens the community value of Cultural Vitality in the City's Corporate Strategic Plan, by supporting culture as an integral part of everyday life in Nanaimo.

Key Points

  • The deadline for proposals is November 15, 2016.
  • All artists are invited to submit their proposals through the "CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR TEMPORARY OUTDOOR ART NO. 1812, available on the City's website. The call is open to all artists who live in Canada. Participants do not have to be a professional artist to submit a proposal.

Quotes

"The Temporary Public Art Program continues to grow. We encourage all artists to submit their art proposals in an effort to continue creating dynamic and engaging outdoor spaces."

Culture and Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • The City of Nanaimo's Temporary Public Art program was established in 2010.
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Contact:

Chris Barfoot
Culture and Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4483

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