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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The DC Creates! Public Art Program / Call to Artists

Takoma Metro Public Art Project
Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2009 at 5:30 pm
Budget: $250,000

The DC Creates! Public Art Program at the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), in collaboration with the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority, Art in Transit Program (WMATA) and the Takoma community, seek an artist or art team to design, create, and install artwork that will be located within the Takoma Metro underpass. The goal of this project is to create a vibrant and inviting gateway to the Takoma DC community. The colorful artwork will provide an “avenue” for residents, commuters and visitors to enjoy, admire and revitalize the community as well as express the unique story of historic Takoma.

For more information, email Rachel.Dickerson[at]dc.gov or call (202) 724-5613.

Download the application



Call to Ward 7 and Ward 8 at Benning and Anacostia Libraries Artists and Writers
Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:30 pm
Artist Honorarium: $2,500

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in collaboration with District of Columbia Public Library is seeking East-of-the-River artists, including writers, to submit proposals for four prominent areas inside the new Benning and Anacostia Libraries which are expected to open in the spring of 2010. The proposed artwork sites provide artists and writers the opportunity to display their work in a large-scale format in a public building. For more information about the project email Rachel Dickerson or call (202) 724-5613.

For more information about the libraries go to dcpl.dc.gov (DCPL Construction Projects).

For more information, email Rachel.Dickerson[at]dc.gov or call (202) 724-5613.

Download the application

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