TRANSIT TUNNEL CALL FOR INNOVATIVE HISTORIC INTERPRETATION, SEATTLE, WA
We are seeking historians, storytellers, exhibit designers, and documentarians to research and document a significant moment in Seattle’s cultural history: the artist and design team collaboration that resulted in the 5-station downtown transit tunnel.
Budget: $150,000 to develop the interpretive content and a proposal for how the content can be shared with the public
Eligibility: Open to professional individuals and teams residing in the Pacific Northwest region: British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2018, 4:00 p.m. PST
4Culture and King County Metro Transit Division want to commission an innovative public experience to tell the story of community, collaboration, and public art in the Seattle Downtown Transit Tunnel. The form of interpretation can be wide-ranging and may take the form of exhibition display, publication, film or video documentary, interactive website, or any combination of these possibilities.
To apply: www.4culture.org/grants/seattle-transit-tunnel-innovative-historic-interpretation
TOWN CENTER PUBLIC ART PROJECT, SHORELINE, WA
Public Art Opportunity - Request for Qualifications
Shoreline, Washington Town Center Park Public Art Project
Submittal Deadline: January 31, 2017, 11:59 p.m. (PST)
Summary: The City of Shoreline, Washington, seeks an experienced U.S.-based artist or artist-team to design, fabricate, and install a dynamic, site-specific artwork with the primary goal of serving as a landmark for the center of this young and growing city directly to the north of Seattle. Placement will occur on an approximately 1-acre triangular-shaped project area located along the city’s main arterial, Aurora Avenue (aka SR 99). Currently, the site is flat, with a few small trees and a preserved section of historic brick road, a relic of the Interurban trolley line. Artworks that include solar panels, sound, kinetic, or interactive elements, projections, water features, time-based components, landscaping / earthworks, or light elements are especially welcome as a reflection of the city’s environmental ethic. Budget: $140,000 total; no fee to apply; finalists receive $1500 and airfare to make formal presentation.
For more detailed information, the full RFQ is available here: http://shorelinwa.gov/calls
Budget: Up to $140,000 for artwork design, fabrication and installation.
Application: All applications and materials must be submitted online to artentry@shorelinewa.,gov by the deadline. There is no application fee to apply.
PENITENTIARY HISTORIC SITE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations.
Budget: We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.
Deadline: June 13, 2018