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Past Opportunities

New Mural at RB Collection and Riverside Drive in Allentown, PA

Published: 7/8/2021
Deadline: 8/3/2021

The Allentown Arts Commission, in partnership with Materials Conservation of Philadelphia, seeks artist responses via this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to commission an original, site‐specific work of art. The work of art will be located on the western side façade of the RB Collection at 107 Hamilton Street. The work of art may take the form of mural, low‐relief sculpture or other appropriate forms of art (or a combination of these),and is open to artists with the demonstrated capacity to create a fully‐realized work of art in any of those forms. Allentown and Lehigh Valley‐based artists, 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.

Download Request for Artist Qualifications (RFQ)

"Art of Encouragement" Grant Program

Published: 5/21/2020
Deadline: Rolling 6/20 - 10/30/2020

Seeking Innovative Artists for Encouraging Public Art Projects with a $60,000 Grant Program. Following unprecedented job loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Allentown Arts Commission has created a new fund providing project-based grants to Allentown artists. The fund will provide stipends from $1,000–$3,000 per project for artists to create encouraging and uplifting public art and messages to be displayed throughout the City.

Download Art of Encouragement Mini Project Grant RFP

New Community-based Mural

Published: 3/12/2020
Deadline: 6/12/2020

The Allentown Arts Commission, in partnership with Materials Conservation of Philadelphia, seeks artist responses via this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to commission an original, site-specific work of art by a professional artist(s) in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Download Allentown New School Mural RFQ

Gateway Art RFP

Published: 3/6/2020
Deadline: 4/13/2020

Artists who applied to Allentown’s Gateway Art RFP can expect notification of selection in June. We appreciate your continued enthusiasm for Allentown’s public art program.

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