City of Key West Art in Public Places

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PUBLIC ART

Key West Historic Seaport

RFP #22‐006 

The City of Key West seeks proposals for the Historic Seaport district that reflect the maritime history and lore of the neighborhood, and takes into consideration the district is now a thriving business area with millions of visitors annually. It is a vibrant walking, biking, boating busy area which attracts people for eating, drinking, shopping and culture both day and evening.


The mission for the commissioned public art in the City of Key West is to enhance the character and identity of our island community through the aesthetic of original, site-specific public artworks. Artwork will strive to educate, celebrate and preserve our cultural heritage and diversity to reflect Key West's population.


The total budget for this project is $500,000.



Download RFP HERE

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APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

3:30 p.m. EST


All QUESTIONS must be submitted in writing

NO later than DECEMBER 23, 2022:  


Submit to Elizabeth Young, Public Art Administrator,

by email at director@keysarts.com


Verbal communications, per the City’s

“Cone of Silence” ordinance are not allowed.