Call to Artists/Request for Qualifications

The Discovery Center
Project Budget: $80,000
Deadline for Submissions: August 24, 2016

Philadelphia – The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, announce a public art competition to commission three site-specific entry-gates for The Discovery Center, a new environmental education center to-be-located in the Strawberry Mansion district of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.  This commission is in collaboration with the the East Park Leadership and Conservation Center, and is part of a $8.2 million new construction project.

A budget of $80,000 has been allocated for this Percent for Art commission.  This sum is inclusive of all artist(s) fees, insurance, fabrication, installation, travel, and all other project related expenses.

Click here to view the entire Call to Artists

Contact:  Public Art Director Margot Berg,; or Percent for Art Project Manager Jacque Liu,

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