August City of Missoula Public Art Committee happenings in Missoula, Montana

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Montana Rail Link Park [Percent for Art Project]

That's right! ANOTHER Art Call is open! The City of Missoula Public Art Committee in collaboration with Missoula Redevelopment Agency and Montana Rail Link are pleased to announce a call to artists for a Public Art piece to live permanently in the upcoming new park construction. 

[Image Credit: MRA & MRL Design Team,  design drawing of park entrance]

Description: The City of Missoula Public Art Committee, in collaboration with Missoula Redevelopment Agency and the City of Missoula, seek an artist or artist team to create an integrated artwork for the newly constructed Montana Rail Link Park. The artwork to be selected will be located in a vibrant, bustling park space, and experienced by visitors relaxing or recreating via foot or bike. Also, visitors may experience this piece quickly when driving by the park. The Missoula Public Art Committee expects the piece to be an iconic and enduring landmark of the highest quality in both execution and concept.


The application is entirely online through Submittable. All applications are due at 5pm on Friday, September 21st, 2018. Please email with questions or call (406)-541-0860. We look forward to seeing the amazing, innovative work you artists come up with!
Committee Meeting Information

Join in on a Missoula Public Art Committee meeting! Every meeting tak es place on the third Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm in the Jack Reidy Conference Room of 140 W Pine, and is open to any and all. If you would like to be privy to the planning of new and up-and-comi ng public art projects, this is the place to be!

You are welcome to attend just to listen and learn, but you may also present a public art idea or ask for advice with your OWN project. This committee is full of savvy members from all realms of the art community, so they are an excellent resource.

If you would like to speak at any meeting, please contact Becca MacLean at  she can add you to the agenda. A week's notice is preferable. 

[Left Image: Perseverance & Passage located in Silver Park, by artist George Ybarra]

The Public Art Committee shall endeavor to develop a collection of public art that is of the highest quality, that will encompass a broad aesthetic range reflecting the city and the minds of its citizens, that will improve the quality of life in the area, that will be accessible to all individuals, and be a source of pride to all residents. 
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