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.