Downtown Arlington Mural Project call for applications

Downtown Arlington Mural Project

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
State: Texas
Fee: $20.00 (Downtown Arlington Mural Initiative)
Entry Deadline: 3/31/18
Number of Applications Allowed: 3
The Downtown Arlington Mural Project, a new public art initiative to create a complementary series of murals throughout the Downtown Arlington Cultural District.  Artists will be inspired by mural themes related to the past, present, and the future of Downtown Arlington and more broadly, the City of Arlington.

WE ARE INTERESTED IN MURALS THAT:

  • Bring energy and color to the Downtown Arlington Cultural District.
  • Are inclusive towards the entire Arlington community.
  • Attract tourists to the area.
  • Beautify Downtown Arlington and enhance its sense of place.

SUGGESTED MURAL THEMES FOR THE PROJECT:

  • Encore!:  A salute to arts and culture, in honor of the Arlington Cultural District.
  • Innovation: A salute to Big Ideas, risk-takers and change makers.
  • Education: A salute to education, kids, our future, STEAM, etc.
  • Entrepreneur: A salute to those who built and are building our City.
  • Empathy: A salute to Arlington’s diversity and the City’s “Choose Kindness” designation.
  • Entertainment: A salute to those who have provided Arlington with amusement or enjoyment.
  • Extraordinary: A salute to the wonder and beauty surrounding us.

PROSPECTIVE MURAL LOCATIONS: Prospective Mural Locations

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