Guidelines & Policies

Applying for Commissions

If you are an artist seeking a commission to create a piece of public art in Denver, we want to hear from you. Please review the Public Art Policy Guide, which covers topics including program guidelines, selection processes and deassession and relocation guidelines.

If you would like to apply for a commission, create an account on CafE (Call for Entry). 

Public Art Program Guidelines for City Managers

 Denver Arts & Venues oversees the Public Art Program and guides all activities. The guidelines below are intended to clarify public art procedures and answer questions Capital Improvement Project Managers and other City employees may have regarding the program. Contact Public Art Program Manager, Michael Chavez at or 720-865-5561.

Artist FAQ

PDF Public Art Program Guidelines for City Managers