Public Art Fund
CITY ORDINANCE FUNDING ART
The City of Arlington adopted an ordinance in 2019 to establish funding for public art through a ten percent of the amounts collected by the City for construction related sales tax revenues. Link to Arlington’s public art ordinance.
The City will be accepting applications for public art projects from residents and organizations within the City of Arlington.
APPLICATION PACKET: Click here.
APPLICATION AVAILABILITY AND DEADLINE
The City of Arlington is accepting applications from the public and organizations for public art projects.
To be eligible for consideration in the 2020 budget cycle, your complete proposal must be received by the deadline. Please submit a separate application for each project requested for funding. You may submit applications any time to be considered for the next funding cycle.
Deadline: October 7, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Mail, Hand Deliver, or Email:
Sarah Lopez, Community Revitalization Project Manager
City of Arlington, 238 N. Olympic Ave, Arlington , WA 98223
APPLICATION REVIEW SCHEDULE
Each proposal will be considered by the Public Art Committee for recommendation and Park, Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC), and to the City Council for final decision. The committee shall have the authority to negotiate concerning the content of any applicant’s proposal. The review and award schedule for 2020 is below.
Application Open: August 1, 2019
Application Due: October 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Public Art Committee Review: October 10-18, 2019
PARC Review: October 22, 2019
Recommendation to City Council: October 28, 2019
Council Action: November 4, 2019
Contracts mailed to successful applicants: December 2, 2019