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CALL FOR ARTWORK: Purchase of Existing Artwork for the County’s Art Collection

The Arts Commission is building a public collection of artwork created by Alameda County artists. Artwork purchased through the 2011 Purchase Program will become part of the Alameda County Art Collection: Artwork by Alameda County Artists and will be placed at County buildings for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.


The goal of this program is to collect artwork that is of high-quality and original in design and idea and that showcases the wide range of excellent artwork created by Alameda County artists with diversity in style, medium, and concept. Artwork should have a broad appeal and be appropriate for a variety of public spaces with diverse visitors of all ages and cultures. Approximately $75,000 is available this year to purchase existing artwork.


Application Deadline :June 10, 2011


Please refer to the full version of the call here.


Deadline: 06-10-2011
Alameda County Arts Commission
Alameda County, CA


Contact: Amy Stimmel

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