Opportunities

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
ELBRA M. WEDGEWORTH MUNICIPAL OFFICE BUILDING
PUBLIC ART BUDGET: APPROXIMATELY $10,000 USD
DEADLINE: Friday, November 7, 2014

The Elbra M. Wedgeworth Municipal Office Building selection committee seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create a “one of a kind” original mural for the Elbra M. Wedgeworth Municipal Office Building. The building is located at 2855 Tremont Street, Denver, Colorado in the Five Points neighborhood, one of Denver's oldest historic neighborhoods. The selection panel has recommended a site specific mural be commissioned for the exterior of the building. This commission is open to Colorado artists and artist teams. Artists living and/or working in the Denver metropolitan area are strongly encouraged to apply. BUDGET $10,000.  Apply online by Nov. 7.

FY2015 NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS OUR TOWN GRANT DEADLINE COMING UP
SUBMISSION TO ARTS & VENUES – Friday, October 31
NEA GRANT DEADLINE – Monday, December 15

The National Endowment for the Arts will provide a limited number of Our Town grants for creative placemaking projects that contribute towards the livability of communities and help transform them into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core.
 
The NEA will only accept one proposal per municipality via the Local Arts Agency of record, which in Denver’s case is Arts & Venues. It must also receive endorsement from the Mayor’s Office via a letter from the Mayor. If your organization or entity is interested in applying you must submit a one-page narrative of the Our Town grant project to Arts & Venues for review. Narrative should include amount requested, budget, and expectations for city support – cash, in-kind, or general supporter. Narrative must be submitted to Ginger.White@denvergov.org before Oct. 31, 4pm.