The Allentown Arts Commission, in partnership with Materials Conservation of Philadelphia, seeks artist responses via this Request for Proposals (RFP) to commission an original, site‐specific mural on the western side façade Theater 514 at 514 N. 19th Street. The mural is to capture to excitement and vibrancy of a trip to the theater. The work of art is to address the west‐facing façade of the Theater 514, which consists of five bays. The work of art must cover the first two bays only (starting at the corner at 19th Street). All or part of the mural painting must be conducted during both days of the West End World of Food Celebration, which will take place on September 18‐19, 2021. Artists must be present both days and have a unique and free‐of‐charge art‐making activity set up for kids during the festival. A table for the activity will be provided for the artist.
This opportunity is open to Allentown and Lehigh Valley artists only. Female artists and artists of color are encouraged to apply. The public art program is committed to reflecting the diversity of the City of Allentown in our selection process. Complete applications that meet threshold eligibility will be considered.
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