Call to Artists/Request for Qualifications
Martin Luther King Older Adult Learning Center
Project Budget: $40,000
Deadline for Submissions: March 2, 2016


Philadelphia – The City of Philadelphia Percent for Art Program and Department of Public Property seek to commission an indoor site-specific artwork that celebrates older adult activities and reflects the City’s support of caring for Philadelphia’s senior citizens.  The commission is part of the $4 million new construction of the Martin Luther King Older Adult Recreation Center.  This competition is limited to artists and artist-teams who reside in the mid-Atlantic states of  New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia.

While work of all mediums will be accepted, we strongly encourage artists from the crafts (ceramics, textiles, metals, etc.) field to apply.  

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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