Application Deadlines Approaching
Arts & Culture Special Projects Grant Applications due Thursday, April 30
Funding requests for support of creative arts and culture projects to the City of Dubuque's Arts and Culture Special Project Grants Program are due by 11:59 p.m. this Thursday, April 30, 2020.
The Arts and Culture Special Projects grant program supports unique projects and programs where arts and culture activities place community engagement at their core and that go a step beyond the conventional. Successful special projects proposals are those that involve active partnership and cultivate diverse and inclusive access to arts and culture experiences.
For more information on the Special Projects Arts and Culture Grant Program and access to the online application form, visit the City of Dubuque's website.
Art on the River: Resilient Earth Proposals due Friday, May 1
Sculpture submissions are being accepted for consideration in the upcoming 15th Anniversary of the Art on the River public art sculpture exhibit
, to be held along the Mississippi Riverwalk in the Port of Dubuque.
Successful proposals should align with this year's theme "Resilient Earth"
by drawing connection between the arts and earth sciences; speaking to conservation, sustainability efforts, or environmental stewardship; highlighting the natural beauty of the Mississippi River; or speaking to the resiliency of the natural world, especially the Mississippi River. Artists can submit completed works or those to be fabricated by late Summer 2020 install dates.
Up to ten sculptural works will be selected and displayed at the Port of Dubuque from August 2020 to July 2021. Applying is free and artists can submit multiple sculptures for consideration but must complete a separate application for each artwork.
Selected artists receive a $1,500 stipend for each work included in the exhibition. Additional cash prizes of $1,000 for Best in Show and $200 for People’s Choice are also available.
Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. CST this Friday, May 1, 2020.
Access to the online form can be found at www.cityofdubuque.org/AOTRapply