Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Call for Proposals: The Marion Barry Bronze Statue Public Art Commission


Call for Proposals:  
The Marion S. Barry Bronze Statue
Public Art Commission

This project is commissioned by the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) in partnership with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) and the Marion Barry Commission. 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Pursuant of a commemorative statue, the partnering entities request for Regional Artists or Artist Teams to develop a permanent public art installation in the form of a life-sized bronze statue in the likeness of the Honorable Marion S. Barry, to be sited at the John A. Wilson Building in March 2017. Alternatively, Artists and/or Artist Teams are encouraged to recommend an alternative interior or exterior site that is owned and operated by the District of Columbia Government for the permanent display of the bronze statue.  Therefore, potential sites include, but are not limited to, the John A. Wilson Building, The Reeves Municipal Center, One Judiciary Square, etc.

For full details on the application process, please click here.

Application Deadline is Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. 
 
About the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

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The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, and other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within the District of Columbia. The Arts Commission is supported primarily by District government funds and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
 

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