Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Communities Grant (PABC) opportunity

Deadline: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Public Art Building Communities Program offers funds for the creation and installation of permanent public art projects with a life span of at least five (5) years. Projects must be installed in the District of Columbia and should encourage the growth of quality public art throughout the city, support local artists and non-profit organizations, and make public art accessible to District residents. Projects must provide exposure of public art to the broader community or to persons traditionally underserved or separated from the cultural mainstream due to geographic location, economic constraints, or disability. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to: sculpture, mosaics, murals, paving patterns, custom benches, stained glass windows, artistic gates and railing, etc. Funding is available for all fees associated with the design, fabrication and installation of the artwork(s) including: artist fees, materials, insurance, engineering, shipping, fabrication and installation services, permits, copyright registration, and photographic documentation. Projects with youth and senior involvement are encouraged.

For more information,visit http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/.

For questions email Deirdre Ehlen at Deirdre.Ehlen@dc.gov or call (202) 724-5613.

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