Temporary Public Art Program

Each year, artists are invited to submit proposals for temporary public art. Submissions are reviewed by a selection committee, and successful artworks are installed in City parks and public spaces for one year.

How to submit your proposal

We are currently accepting proposals for 2020 Temporary Outdoor Public Art.  The call for proposals is issued through Bid Opportunities and is titled "RFP NO. 2474 CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR TEMPORARY OUTDOOR ART 2020".  The deadline for 2020 proposals is Monday, October 21 (3:00 pm).  For more information, view details contained in the Bid Opportunity or contact us directly.

2019 Installations

In 2019, nine new pieces of temporary public art were installed in City parks and spaces as part of our Temporary Public Art Program. The new artworks were installed in May of 2019 as part of Public Art Week.  View the City's Public Art Inventory for more information.

OUT FROM OUT WHERE - Bryan Faubert
SPRING - Clasina Van Bemmel
THE RAVEN'S KEY - Fred Dobbs
OCEAN IN MOTION - Fred Dobbs
THE CONVERSATION BENCH - Samuel Camp
TRANSITIONS - Angellos Glaros
IMPERMANENCE - Maije Lavergne
THE NANAIMO LEAP PROJECT - Marc Walter
FISH WHEEL - Trinita Waller

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Culture & Heritage 250-755-4483
cultureandheritage@nanaimo.ca

Last updated: September 3, 2019

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